Problems on Statement and Assumption

Problems on Statement and Assumption:

11) Statement: An advertisement says that you can double your money in two years.

Assumptions:

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

  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

12) Statements: The administration has advised all the farmers under its jurisdiction not to use pesticides excessively as it may pollute the groundwater.

Assumptions:

I. People may stop using ground water due to the increased level of pesticides
II. Farmers may refrain from using pesticides indiscriminately.

  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

Solve:

13) Statement: The best evidence of India’s glorious past is the growing popularity of yoga across the world.

Assumptions:

I) Yoga is more popular in India.
II) Yoga is not popular in India.

  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

14) Statement: If you want to increase your sale give an advertisement in newspaper X,” B tells A.

Assumptions:

I) Newspaper X has a much wider circulation.
II) A wants to publicize his products.

  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

More:

15) Statement: Ram wrote a letter to his friend after a couple of months as he didn’t receive the reply to his first letter.

Assumptions:

I) His friend promptly sends a reply to his letter.
II) His friend did not receive the letter.
III) The letter takes a week to reach his friend.

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

16) Statement: The efforts to boost the tourist numbers in Kerala are being made by the state government.

Assumptions:

I) The special fares are being announced in the railway.
II) For the last few years, tourism has fallen in Kerala.

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

Solve:

17) Statement: Reaching airport in time has become difficult due to a large number of potholes in road Z.

Assumptions:

I) Reaching the airport in time may not always be necessary.
II) There is no other convenient road to reach the airport.

  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

18) Statement: Safety and health practices in many Asian companies are below international standards.

Assumptions:

I. International standards of health and safety are ideal and unrealistic.
II. Asian organizations do not consider safety and health management as their prime social responsibility.

  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

More:

19) Statement: Cases of food poisoning are increasing in rural areas due to the consumption of liquor.

Assumptions:

I. People in rural areas consume more liquor.
II. The unauthorized liquor shops selling cheap quality liquor at a low price are more in rural areas than urban areas.

  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

20) Statement: The Airlines X has decided to increase the airfare by 10% with immediate effect.

Assumptions:

I. Other airlines may also increase the price of their tickets.
II. The demand for seats of Airlines may remain unchanged even after the hike in airfares.

  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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