Statement - Assumptions Questions

Q:

If he is intelligent,he will pass the examination

Assumptions:

1. To Pass,he must be intelligent

2. He will pass the examination

A) Only 1 is true B) Only 2 is true
C) Either 1 or 2 is true D) Neither 1 nor 2 is true
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Only 1 is true

Explanation:

The statement mentions that he will pass if he is intelligent.So,1 is implicit.further,this means that it is not necessary that he will pass.So, 2 is not implicit

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"If it does not rain throughout this month ,most farmers would be in trouble this year"

Assumptions:

1. Timely rain is essential for farming

2. Most farmers are generally dependent on rains

A) Only 1 is true B) Only 2 is true
C) Either 1 or 2 is true D) Both 1 and 2 follow
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Both 1 and 2 follow

Explanation:

It is mentioned that farmers will be in troble without rain .This means that timely rain is essential.Also,it shows that farmers are dependent on rain.So,both 1 and 2 are true

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The 'M' Cooperative housing society has put up a notice at its gate that sales persons are not allowed inside the society

Assumptions: 

1. All the sales persons stay away from 'M' Cooperation society

2. The security guard posted at the gate may be able to stop the sales persons entering the society

A) Only 1 is true B) Only 2 is true
C) Either 1 or 2 is true D) Both 1 and 2 follow
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Both 1 and 2 follow

Explanation:

Since both the assumptions follow from the given statement,So both 1 and 2 are implicit

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Q:

The office building needs repairing just as urgently as it needs internal as well as external painting

Assumptions:

1. Efficiency of people working in the office cannot be improved unless office building is reapaire

2. Repairing and painting of office building require funds

A) Only 1 is true B) Only 2 is true
C) Either 1 or 2 is true D) Neither 1 nor 2 is true
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Neither 1 nor 2 is true

Explanation:

Nothing can be deduced regarding the effect of reapirs of office building on efficency of workers,or the requirement of funds for repairs,from the given statement.So,neither 1 nor 2 is true

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Q:

Retired persons should not be appointed for the posts in organisations

Assumptions:

1. Retried persons may lack zeal and commitment to carry out executive's work

2. Retried persons do not take intrest in the work and welfare of new organisations

A) Only 1 is true B) Only 2 is true
C) Either 1 or 2 is true D) Neither 1 or 2 is true
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Neither 1 or 2 is true

Explanation:

Since both 1 and 2 does not follow from the statement,so neither of them is implicit

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