Statements and Assumptions Quiz Set 30

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Question 1

Statement: The municipal authority has decided to demolish the old bridge on a busy road for construction a new flyover.

Assumptions: .

  1. The traffic department may be able to divert movement of vehicles through alternate roads.
  2. The people travelling in the nearby areas may demonstrate to protest against the authority decision.
 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

Only assumption (I) is implicit because alternatives must have been thought of before demolishing an existing bridge. There is nothing that shows any link to statement II. So only I is implicit.


Question 2

Statement: The doctor warned the patient against any further consumption of alcohol if he desired to get cured from the ailment and live a longer life.

Assumptions: .

  1. The patient may not follow the doctor's advice and stop consuming alcohol.
  2. The doctor may be able to cure the patient from the ailment, if the patient stops consuming alcohol.
 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: c

The patient may or may not accept the doctor's advice. So assumption I is possible. But, if the patient heeds to the doctor's advice, then assumption II will follow. So either I or II will take place.


Question 3

Statement: If parking space is not available in commissioner's office, park your vehicles in the mall and walk to the office.

Assumptions: .

  1. The mall is at a walking distance from the commissioner's office.
  2. The office does not allow visitors' vehicles in its premises.
 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) is implicit, because if there is no parking space, than "park" your vehicles in the mall and walk to the office means that mall is at a walking distance from the office. Office allows all vehicles if space is available.


Question 4

Statement: "Do not enter-avoid the risk of getting infected with the Ebola virus" was written outside the quarantine ward no. 9 (meant only for Ebola disease) of a hospital.

Assumptions: .

  1. Ebola is contagious.
  2. All the patients in ward no. 9 suffer from Ebola.
 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

From the statement, it is clear that 'Ebola' is a contagious disease and all the patients in ward number 9 suffer from disease Ebola. Hence, both are implicit in the statement.


Question 5

Statement: "While coming back you may come back via Rampur because that is the shortest route." - a travel agent tells a couple.

Assumptions: .

  1. The couple wants to come back by the shortest route.
  2. The couple is unconcerned about the length of the route.
 A

Only I is implicit.

 B

Only II is implicit.

 C

Both I and II are implicit.

 D

Either I or II is implicit.

Soln.
Ans: d

One of the two statements is possible. Either the couple asked them about the shortest route, or the travel agent is giving them some information, without having been asked specifically about it.


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Updated on 2017-05-17.

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