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The Chairman of the company urged all the employees to refrain from making long personal calls during working hours in order to boost productivity.

Assumptions : 

I. Majority of the employees may respond positively to the Chairman's appeal

II. Most of the employees may continue to make long personal calls during working hours.

A) If only assumption I is Implicit B) If only assumption II is Implicit
C) If either I or II is Implicit D) If both I and II are Implicit

Answer:   A) If only assumption I is Implicit



Explanation:

I is implicit: when urge someone to do something, you assume a positive response. For the same reason , II is not implicit.

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Statement : Let there be a signboard also indicating the directions and instructions.

Assumptions :
a) Signboard can be prepared without using any language.
b) Signboard is the only effective tool to indicate directions.

A) Both a and b are not sufficient B) Only a is sufficient
C) Only b is sufficient D) Both a and b are sufficient
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Both a and b are not sufficient

Explanation:

The statement doesn't give any clue to the use of language. Hence a is not implicit.
b is also not implicit because in the sentence 'only' indicates false meaning.

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If farmers want to improve their yield, they must use organic fertilizers in place of chemical fertilizers.

Assumptions: 

I. Chemical fertilizers have certain ill effects on health 

II. Chemical fertilizers do not produce as much yield as the organic fertilizers.

A) If only assumption I is Implicit B) If only assumption II is Implicit
C) If either I or II is Implicit D) If both I and II are Implicit
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) If only assumption II is Implicit

Explanation:

I is not implicit because health is not the focus of the statement. II is implicit in the very need for substitution.

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Banks should always check financial status before lending money to a client.

Assumptions : 

I. Checking before lending would give a true picture of the client's financial status.

II. Clients some times may not present the correct picture of their ability to repay loan amount to the bank.

A) If only assumption I is Implicit B) If only assumption II is Implicit
C) If either I or II is Implicit D) If both I and II are Implicit
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) If only assumption I is Implicit

Explanation:

I is implicit in the norm prescribed in the sentence. This is why checking is being advised. Again, what would the banks check? Obviously  what the clients reveal. Banks would assume the revelation to be true.Hence II is not implicit. However, II is vague. If cross - checking is what the speaker has in mind, II would become implicit.

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The Highway police authority put up large boards at regular intervals indicating the speed limit and dangers of over-speeding on the highways.

Assumptions: 

I. Most of the motorists may drive their vehicles within the speed limit on the highways.

II. Motorists generally ignore such cautions and over-speed on the highways.

A) If only assumption I is Implicit B) If only assumption II is Implicit
C) If either I or II is Implicit D) If both I and II are Implicit
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) If only assumption I is Implicit

Explanation:

The boards have been put with the assumption that they may have a positive impact.

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The Civic administration has asked the residets of the dilapidated buildings to move out as these buildings will be demolished within the next thirty days

Assumptions : 

I. The Civic administration may be able to demolish these buildings as per schedule.

II. The residents of these buildings may vacate and stay elsewhere

A) If only assumption I is Implicit B) If only assumption II is Implicit
C) If either I or II is Implicit D) If both I and II are Implicit
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) If both I and II are Implicit

Explanation:

I is implicit in the deadline given. II is implicit in the notice given to the residents to move out.

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