Statements and Assumptions Quiz Set 21

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Question 1

Statement: Summers have not yet started, but a lot many cold drink companies have started giving advertisements on television.

Assumptions: .

  1. Summers are coming, people will need drinks to chill themselves so they should be made aware in advance.
  2. Last year's left over stock can be consumed this way because some eager customers will come and buy their cold drinks.
 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

There is no left over stock in cold drinks, so only option I is implicit.


Question 2

Statement: For better health have fruits instead of vitamin supplementing tablets.

Assumptions: .

  1. Vitamins are essential for good health.
  2. Vitamin supplementing tablets do not help at all in attaining good health.
 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: a

Assumption I, i.e., Vitamins are essential for good health, is very obvious. Both tablets and fruits contain vitamins, but fruits help to a greater degree. So it is wrong to say that vitamins do not help at all. This rejects the assumption II.


Question 3

Statement: Government aided schools should have uniformity in charging various fees.

Assumptions: .

  1. The Government subsidy comes from the money collected by way of taxes from people.
  2. The Government while giving subsidy may have stipulated certain uniform condition regarding fees.
 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

There is nothing in the given data that suggests assumption I. Assumption II is valid.


Question 4

Statement: "Oh my God, today is it's sunday, I do not have eraser for my exam tomorrow", cried a student.

Assumptions:

  1. The student will fail in the exam.
  2. The eraser has to be purchased from the market.
 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 5

Statement: The railway authority has announced that it will carry out major repair work for two days beginning Saturday on the main line connecting the two big cities in the state bringing the rail service to a halt.

Assumptions: .

  1. People may reschedule their journey in view of the railway authority decision.
  2. People may still plan their travel by train between the two cities even on these two days.
 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: a

The announcement is basically to let the people plan and reschedule in advance. The second assumption is not right, in fact the opposite is true, i.e., people won't now plan their travel between these two cities for sat and sun.


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