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Statement and Assumption Questions for Practice

Statement and Assumption Questions for Practice

Statement and Assumption Questions for Practice

Directions for Q. No. 1 to 10 : Read the given information carefully and then answer the questions.

1.​​ Statement: The residents of the​​ Mumbai​​ wrote a letter to the​​ BMC​​ requesting to restore Normally in the supply of drinking water immediately as the supply at present is just not adequate.

Assumptions:​​ 

I. The​​ BMC​​ may not take any action on the letter.

II. The Municipality has enough water​​ to meet the demand.

III. The water supply to the area was​​ adequate in the past.

a) Only I and II are implicit

b) Only II and III are implicit

c) Only Il is implicit

d) Only III is implicit

2.​​ Statement: We must be prepared to face any eventuality and all the assignments must be completed as per their schedule :​​ Director tells the faculty members.

Assumptions​​ :​​ 

I There is possibility of a serious​​ eventuality

II. Dates fixed for all the​​ assignments.

III.​​ Faculty members are supposed to​​ complete all the assignments.

(a) Only 1 is implicit​​ 

(b) Only III is implicit

(c) None is implicit​​ 

(d) All are implicit

3.​​ Statement: The telecom​​ company informed the subscribers through a notification that those who do not pay their​​ Postpaid​​ bills by due date will be charged penalty for every defaulting day.

Assumptions​​ :​​ 

I. Majority of the people may pay their​​ bills by the due date to avoid penalty.

II. The money collected as penalty may​​ set off the losses due​​ to delayed​​ payment.

III. People generally pay heed to such​​ notices.

(a) All are implicit

(b) Only I and II are implicit

(c) Only II and III are implicit

(d) None of the above

4.​​ Statement: In view of the recent spurt in​​ Rice​​ prices in the open market, the government has asked the dealers to release a vast quantity of imported​​ Rice​​ in the open market.

Assumptions:​​ 

I. The dealers will follow the​​ Government's directive.

II. The​​ Rice​​ prices will come down.

III. The​​ price of indigenous​​ Rice​​ will​​ remain unchanged.

(a) Only I and II are implicit

(b) Only I and III are implicit

(c) Only II and III are implicit

(d) None is implicit

5.​​ Statement: In the recently held All Indian Commerce Conference, the session on Management of service sector in India' surprisingly attracted large number of participants and also received a very good media coverage in the leading newspapers.

​​ Assumptions​​ :

I. People were not expecting such on​​ encouraging response to service sector.

II. Service sector is not managed​​ properly in India.

III. Media is always very positive​​ towards service sector.

(a) Only I is implicit

(b) Only I and III are implicit

(c) Only II and III are implicit

(d) All are implicit

 

6.​​ Statement: Large number of people affected by the flood in the area gathered at the relief camp for food, water and shelter organized by the State government.

Assumptions​​ :

I. The relief camp has enough supplies to provide food and water to the affected people in the area.

II. All those whose houses submerged can be accommodated in the temporary shelters.

III. Many more affected people are yet to reach the relief camp.

(a) Only I is implicit

(b) Only I and II are implicit

(c) Only II is implicit

(d) Only II and III are implicit

(e) None of the above

7.​​ Statement: "If you desire to enjoy the best holidays to​​ Hong Kong, join our exclusive package." An advertisement of a travel agency in an Indian newspaper.

Assumptions​​ :​​ 

I. Many Indians travel to​​ Hong Kong​​ to spend their holidays.

II. There are other travel agencies in India which organize holiday tours to Europe.

III. Many people may still travel to​​ Hong Kong​​ through other travel agencies.

(a) All are implicit

(b) Only I and II are implicit

(C) Only I is implicit

(d) Only I and III are implicit

(e) None is implicit

8.​​ Statement: "If you are a first class graduate with atleast​​ 70 percent marks, you are eligible to apply for the post of officer in our organisation." An advertisement for recruitment of officers.

Assumptions​​ :

I. There may be adequate number of

applicants who will fulfil the stipulated educational qualifications.

II. Those graduates who have secured less than​​ 70 percent marks may not perform well in the job.

III. Those candidates who have secured​​ 70 percent or more marks in graduation are likely to perform well on the job.

(a) All are implicit

(b) Only I and II are implicit

(c) Only II and III are implicit

(d) Only I and III are implicit

(e) None of the above

9.​​ Statement: The Government has decided to hike the prices of petrol and diesel by about Rs 5 per liter to partially reduce the gap between the domestic and international prices.

Assumptions​​ :​​ 

I. The oil companies may not be able to absorb the deficit in purchase and sale prices.

II. People may start countrywide agitation against the price hike.

III. The oil companies may not agree with the government's decision of marginal price-hike.

(a) Only I is implicit

(b) Only II is implicit

(c) Only III is implicit

(d) Only I and II are implicit

(e) None is implicit

10.​​ Statement: The Government has decided to allow the shopping​​ Malls​​ to remain open till midnight to reduce crowding of shoppers in these complexes during the weekends.

Assumptions​​ :​​ 

I. People may still prefer to shop during the weekends.

II. Many people may now do their shopping leisurely during the late evening hours.

III. The sales of these shopping​​ Malls​​ may increase generating revenue for the Government.

(a) None is implicit​​ 

(b) Only I is implicit

(c) Only II is implicit​​ 

(d) Only III is implicit

(e) None of these

Answer key

Ans.1 –​​ d. ​​ Only 3rd​​ assumption is implicit.

Ans.2 –​​ d. All assumption are implicit.

Ans.3 –a. All assumption are implicit.

Ans.4 –​​ d. None is implicit.

Ans.5 –​​ b. ​​ Only I and III are implicit

Ans.6 –​​ b. Only 1st​​ and 2nd​​ are implicit because in the relief camp the facilities of food, water and shelter are available.

Ans.7 –​​ a. ​​ All assumption are implicit.

Ans.8 –​​ c. Only 1st​​ and 3rd​​ are implicit,​​ 70 % marks are eligible to apply for the post.

Ans.9 –d. only 1st​​ and 2nd​​ assumption are implicit.

Ans.10 –​​ c. Only 2nd​​ assumption is implicit.

 

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