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Statement and Assumption – Questions and Answers – Quiz 1

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1. Statement: “You are hereby appointed as a programmer with a probation period of one year and your performance will be reviewed at the end of the period for confirmation.” – A line in an appointment letter. Assumptions: I. The performance of an individual generally is not known at the time of appointment offer. II. Generally an individual tries to prove his worth in the probation period.

Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Both I and II are implicit

2. Statement: It is desirable to put the child in school at the age 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.

Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Neither I nor II is implicit

3. Statement: “In order to bring punctuality in our office, we must provide conveyance allowance to our employees.” – In charge of a company tells Personnel Manager. Assumptions: I. Conveyance allowance will not help in bringing punctuality. II. Discipline and reward should always go hand in hand.

Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Neither I nor II is implicit

4. Statement: Unemployment allowance should be given to all unemployed Indian youth above 18 years of age. Assumptions: I. There are unemployed youth in India who needs monetary support. II. The government has sufficient funds to provide allowance to all unemployed youth.

Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Neither I nor II is implicit

5. Statement: “If you trouble me, I will slap you.” – A mother warns her child. Assumptions: I. With the warning, the child may stop troubling her. II. All children are basically naughty.

Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Neither I nor II is implicit

6. Statement: The State government has decided to appoint four thousand primary school teachers during the next financial year. Assumptions: I. There are enough schools in the state to accommodate four thousand additional primary school teachers. II. The eligible candidates may not be interested to apply as the government may not finally appoint such a large number of primary school teachers.

Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Neither I nor II is implicit

7. Statement: A warning in a train compartment – “To stop train, pull chain. Penalty for improper use Rs. 500.” Assumptions: I. Some people misuse the alarm chain. II. On certain occasions, people may want to stop a running train.

Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Both I and II are implicit

8. Statement: If it is easy to become an engineer, I don’t want to be an engineer. Assumptions: I. An individual aspires to be professional. II. One desires to achieve a thing which is hard earned.

Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Neither I nor II is implicit

9. Statement: The concession in rail fares for the journey to hill stations has been cancelled because it is not needed for people who can spend their holidays there. Assumptions: I. Railways should give concession only to needy persons. II. Railways should not encourage people to spend their holidays at hill stations.

Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Neither I nor II is implicit

10. Statement: “The bridge was built at the cost of Rs. 128 crores and even civil bus service is not utilizing it, what a pity to see it grossly underutilized.” – A citizen’s view on a new flyover linking east and west sides of a suburb. Assumptions: I. The building of such bridges does not serve any public objective. II. There has to be some accountability and utility of money spent on public projects.

Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Neither I nor II is implicit

11. Statement: The Government has decided to levy 2 percent on the tax amount payable for funding drought relief programmes. Assumptions: I. The Government does not have sufficient money to fund drought relief programmes. II. The amount collected by way of surcharge may be adequate to fund these drought relief programmes.

Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Both I and II are implicit

12. Statement: Detergents should be used to clean clothes. Assumptions: I. Detergents form more lather. II. Detergents help to dislodge grease and dirt.

Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Neither I nor II is implicit

13. Statement: It will be a substantial achievement in the field of education if one provides one school for every village in our country and enforce attendance. Assumptions: I. Children in villages do not attend school regularly. II. Providing school to every village is desirable.

Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Both I and II are implicit

14. Statement: The government has decided to disinvest large chunk of its equity in select public sector undertakings for a better fiscal management. Assumptions: I. The amount generated out of the disinvestment process may reduce substantially the mounting fiscal deficits. II. There will be enough demand in the market for the shares of these undertakings.

Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Neither I nor II is implicit

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

Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Neither I nor II is implicit

16. Statement: Please do not use lift while going down – an instruction on the top floor of a five-storey building. Assumptions: I. While going down, the lift is unable to carry any load. II. Provision of lift is a matter of facility and not of right.

Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Neither I nor II is implicit

17. Statement: “I have not received telephone bills for nine months inspite of several complaints” – A telephone customer’s letter to the editor of a daily Assumptions: I. Every customer has a right to get bills regularly from the telephone company. II. The customer’s complaints point to defect in the services which are expected to be corrected.

Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Both I and II are implicit

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