ONLINE MCQ REASONING-Statement & Assumptions 1

Direction:: In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. Assumption
is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the
statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the
assumptions is implicit in the statement.

  • 1. Statement: The boy is too honest not to speak the truth

    Assumptions: I. Very honest boys also tell lies

                           II. Dishonest boys also speak the truth

    1. Only I is implicit
    2. If only II is implicit
    3. If either I or II is implicit
    4. If neither I nor II is implicit

  • 2. Statement: “X air-conditioner- the largest-selling name with the largest range”- an advertisement

    Assumptions: I. X air-conditioner is the only one with wide variations.

                           II. There is a demand for air-conditioners in the market.

    1. Only I is implicit
    2. Only II is implicit
    3. Either I or II is implicit
    4. If Neither I nor II is implicit

  • 3. Statement: “To buy a TV X, contact Y, the sole agent of X TV”- an advertisement

    Assumptions: I. People generally prefer to buy TV through sole agent.

                           II. The TV-producing companies do not sell their product directly.

    1. Only I is implicit
    2. Only II is implicit
    3. Either I or II is implicit
    4. Neither I nor II is implicit

  • 4. Statement: Opening a library in Rambli will be a wastage

    Assumptions: I. Inhabitants of Rambli are illiterate.

                          II. Inhabitants of Rambli are not interested in reading.

    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. Statement: It is through
    participative management policy alone that indiscipline in our
    industries can be contained and a quality of life ensured to the worker.

    Assumptions: I. Quality of life in our industry is better.

                           II. Indiscipline results in a poor quality of life.

    1. Only I is implicit
    2. Only II is implicit
    3. Either I or II is implicit
    4. Neither I nor II is implicit

  • 6. Statement: Warning: Cigarette smoking is injurious to health

    Assumptions: I. Non-smoking promotes health

                           II. Really, this warning is not necessary

    1. Only I is implicit
    2. Only II is implicit
    3. Either I or II is implicit
    4. Neither I nor II is implicit

  • 7. Statement: Children are influenced more by their teachers nowadays.

    Assumptions: I. Children consider teachers as their models.

                           II. A large amount of children’s time is spent at school.

    1. Only I is implicit
    2. Only II is implicit
    3. Either I or II is implicit
    4. Neither I nor II is implicit

  • 8. Statement: Apart from the entertainment value of television, its educational value cannot be ignored.

    Assumptions: I. People take television to be a means of entertainment only.

                           II. The educational value of television is not realized properly.

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

  • 9. 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.

    1. Only I is implicit
    2. Only II is implicit
    3. Either I or II is implicit
    4. Neither I nor II is implicit

  • 10. Statement: “A car is required on rent”- an advertisement.

    Assumptions: I. All types of vehicles are available on rent.

                           II. People will respond to the advertisement.

    1. Only I is implicit
    2. Only II is implicit
    3. Either I or II is implicit
    4. Neither I nor II is implicit
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