## Problems on Statement and Assumption

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In this type of logical reasoning questions, a statement is followed by two assumptions. The candidate is required to read and understand the statement and assumptions and decide which of the assumption is implicit in the statement.

## Solve Problems:

1) Statement: “You are hereby appointed as a software engineer with a probation period of six months and your skills and performance will be reviewed at the end of the probation period for confirmation.” – A line written in an appointment letter.

Assumptions:

I. The performance of the candidate is not known at the time of appointment.
II. An individual is likely to prove his worth during the probation period.

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

2) Statement: It is suggested to put the child in school at the age of 4 or so.

Assumptions:

I) At this age, the child is ready to learn new things.
II) The schools do not admit children after the age of 4.

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

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3) Statement: “If you trouble me, I will hit you.” – A girl warns a boy.

Assumptions:

I. With the warning, the boy may stop troubling her.
II. All boys are generally naughty.

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

4) Statement: The central government has planned to appoint two thousand teachers in the next financial year.

Assumptions:

I. There are enough vacant posts of teachers in the state to accommodate four thousand additional teachers.
II. The eligible candidates may not be interested to apply as the government?s plans generally fail.

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

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5) Statement: If it is easy to become a doctor, I don’t want to be a doctor.

Assumptions:

I. A candidate wants to be professional.
II. One wants to achieve a thing which is hard earned.

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

6) Statement: Detergents should be used to wash clothes.

Assumptions:

I. Detergents form more lather.
II. Detergents dislodge grease, stains, and dirt more easily.

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

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7) Statement: The government has allowed unaided schools to increase their fees.

Assumptions:

I. Unaided schools have less money to improve their infrastructure
II. Aided schools do not need to increase their fees.

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

8) Statement: Be humble even after you won a game!

Assumptions:

I. People are generally humble after being victorious.
II. People are generally not humble after being victorious.

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

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9) Statement: Of all newspapers published in Delhi, the readership of the “Express” is the largest in the Metropolis.

Assumptions:

I. This paper is not popular in small towns.
II. “Express” has the popular feature of cartoons on political issues.

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

10) Statement: Ram’s investment in the shares of a company is only a gamble.

Assumptions:

I. Ram may incur the loss on his investment.
II. Ram may gain from his investment.

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