Statements and Assumptions Quiz Set 37

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Question 1

Statement: The civic authority of the metropolis has decided to suspend sanctioning of new building proposals for six months and assess the impact of the current building projects on the city amenities.

Assumptions: .

  1. The builders lobby may move the court against the civic body decision.
  2. The civic authority may be able to complete the impact study in about six months.
 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

The civic authority has taken this step in the very assumption that it may be able to complete the impact study in six months.


Question 2

Statement: A salesman to a customer, "This car gives a mileage of 12 km."

Assumptions:

  1. The car is a diesel car.
  2. The customer knows that the salesman means 12 km per liter.
 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

The terminology is common, so II is implicit. It is wrong to assume that the car is a diesel car or a petrol car because there is no data to substantiate it.


Question 3

Statement: Traffic notice: "Drive slowly"

Assumptions:

  1. Accidents will not take place.
  2. People will reach late to their offices.
 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 notice is basically with the assumption that people will drive more carefully. This will prevent the accidents. So I is implicit. There is nothing to suggest that by driving carefully and slowly we get late to the office.


Question 4

Statement: The government has instructed al the private schools in the city to maintain the current fees for at least two more years.

Assumptions: .

  1. The authorities of private school may not follow the govt. instruction as they are not dependent on govt. funds.
  2. The parents of the students of private school of the city may still be eager to pay higher 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: d

Government issues instructions only when it has the power to do so. Otherwise it issues suggestions and guidelines. So neither I nor II is implicit.


Question 5

Statement: In Chandigarh people prefer to buy Volkswagen cars instead of Honda cars as Volkswagen has German technology which is very advanced.

Assumptions: .

  1. Cars with German technology are perceived to be better than other cars in Chandigarh.
  2. Had German technology been present in Honda cars also. its sales would have crossed Volkswagen's sales.
 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

From the statement, it is clear that people in Chandigarh prefer German technology. Hence, only (I) is implicit in the statement.


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Updated on 2017-05-17.

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