Statements and Assumptions Quiz Set 15

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Question 1

Statement: The house owners in a street hired a watchman for night surveillance.

Assumptions:

  1. Thefts in the area have grown significantly.
  2. The presence of a watchman will scare away the thieves.
 A

Only I is implicit.

 B

Only II is implicit.

 C

Either I or II is implicit.

 D

I and II are implicit.

Soln.
Ans: d

They have hired a watchman only because thefts must have increased. So I is implicit. When a watchman is present thieves do not strike, so II is also implicit.


Question 2

Statement: People belonging to backward class should apply for this job along with necessary documents that prove their qualification and class status.

Assumptions: .

  1. General Category candidates should not apply for this job.
  2. The job is meant for candidates who have all the necessary documents.
 A

Only I is implicit.

 B

Only II is implicit.

 C

Either I or II is implicit.

 D

I and II are implicit.

Soln.
Ans: a

The advertisement specifically wants the backward class candidates to apply, so general candidates should not apply. So I is implicit. Again, II is not implicit because the job is meant only for those backward class candidates who actually are qualified and have necessary documentary proof to establish there eligibility.


Question 3

Statement: Don't get too close to the crocodiles pool - notice at a zoo.

Assumptions: .

  1. Crocodiles are taking rest, they should not be disturbed.
  2. Those who get too close, loose balance and are killed by the crocodiles.
 A

Only I is implicit.

 B

Only II is implicit.

 C

Either I or II is implicit.

 D

I and II are implicit.

Soln.
Ans: b

Only II is implicit.


Question 4

Statement: The local hospital put up a notice board at the main entrance stating that the hospital will carry out free check up for detecting caner for the people staying in the locality.

Assumptions: .

  1. Large number of people living in the locality may avail the free check up facility offered by the hospital.
  2. Hospital staff deployed for the purpose may be able to cope up with the rush of people for check up.
 A

Only I is implicit.

 B

Both I and II are implicit.

 C

Either I or II is implicit.

 D

Neither I nor II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: b

Both assumption (I) and (II) are implicit. The local hospital has put up the notice with both these things in mind.


Question 5

Statement: The largest computer manufacturing company slashed the prices of most of the desktop models by about 15 per cent with immediate effect.

Assumptions: .

  1. The company may incur heavy losses due to reduction in prices of the desktop.
  2. The sales of desktop manufactured by the company will increase substantially in the near future.
 A

Only I is implicit.

 B

Only II is implicit.

 C

Either I or II is implicit.

 D

Neither I nor II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: b

Only II can be assumed because a reduction in price is like an off season sale which attracts buyers.


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Updated on 2017-05-17.

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