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Statement and Assumptions Questions Answers

In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. Consider the statement and decide which of the given assumptions is implicit.
Give Answer:
(A) If only assumption I is implicit
(B) If only assumption II is implicit
(C) If either I or II is implicit
(D) If neither I nor II is implicit
(E) If both I and II are implicit.

  • 1. Statement : It is desirable to put the child in school at the of 5 or so.
    Assumptions :
    I. At that age the child reaches appropriate level of development and is ready to learn.
    II. The schools do not admit children after six years of age.

    1. Only assumption I is implicit
    2. Only assumption II is implicit
    3. Either I or II is implicit
    4. Neither I nor II is implicit
    5. Both I and II are implicit
    Answer And Explanation

    Answer: Option A

    Explanation:

    Only Assumption I is implicit.

  • 2. Statement : We must settle all the payment due to our suppliers within three working days.
    Assumptions :
    I. We will always have necessary funds in our account to settle the bills.
    II. We are capable of verifying and clearing the bills in less than three working days.

    1. Only assumption I is implicit
    2. Only assumption II is implicit
    3. Either I or II is implicit
    4. Neither I nor II is implicit
    5. Both I and II are implicit
    Answer And Explanation

    Answer: Option E

    Explanation:

    Since the statement talks of making all payments within three days, so company has funds and also bills can be cleared within said time. So both assumptions are implicit.

  • 3. Statement : The chairman and secretary of the housing society have requested society members to use water economically to help society save on water tax.

    Assumptions :
    I. Majority of members of society are likely to follow the request.
    II. It is desirable to reduce expenditure wherever possible.

    1. Only assumption I is implicit
    2. Only assumption II is implicit
    3. Either I or II is implicit
    4. Neither I nor II is implicit
    5. Both I and II are implicit
    Answer And Explanation

    Answer: Option B

    Explanation:

    Nothing about the response of society members can be deduced from the statement so I is not implicit.
    But II is implicit.

  • 4. Statement : Savita made an application to the bank for a loan of Rs 180000 by mortgaging his house to the bank and promised to repay it in 5 years.

    Assumptions:
    I. The bank has a practice of granting loans for Rs. 100000 and above.
    II. The bank accepts house as collateral security against such loans.

    1. Only assumption I is implicit
    2. Only assumption II is implicit
    3. Either I or II is implicit
    4. Neither I nor II is implicit
    5. Both I and II are implicit
    Answer And Explanation

    Answer: Option E

    Explanation:

  • 5. Statement : "I would like to study the impact of pay revision on job satisfaction of employees." - A tells B

    Assumptions :
    I. Job satisfaction can be measured.
    I. A has necessary competence to undertake such study.

    1. Only assumption I is implicit
    2. Only assumption II is implicit
    3. Either I or II is implicit
    4. Neither I nor II is implicit
    5. Both I and II are implicit
    Answer And Explanation

    Answer: Option E

    Explanation:

    Both are implicit.

  • 6. Statement : Double your money in five months - An advertisement.

    Assumptions :
    I. The assurance is not genuine.
    II. People want their money to grow.

    1. Only assumption I is implicit
    2. Only assumption II is implicit
    3. Either I or II is implicit
    4. Neither I nor II is implicit
    5. Both I and II are implicit
    Answer And Explanation

    Answer: Option B

    Explanation:

    Assumption I can not be deduced from given statement. But Assumption II is implicit. :)

  • 7. Statement : Never before such a lucid book was available on this topic.
    Assumptions :
    I. Some other books were available on this topic.
    II. You can write lucid books on very few topics.

    1. Only assumption I is implicit
    2. Only assumption II is implicit
    3. Either I or II is implicit
    4. Neither I nor II is implicit
    5. Both I and II are implicit
    Answer And Explanation

    Answer: Option A

    Explanation:

    Assumption I follows, because books were available on this topic but not "lucid" books.
    Lucid meaning in Hindi : सुस्पष्ट

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  • sundaram 2 years ago

    can you please give the explanation for question number 4

  • ajit 2 years ago

    good.........