Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Neither I nor II is implicit
2. Statement: The coffee powder of company X is quite better in taste than the much advertised coffee of company Y. Assumptions: I. If your product is not good, your spend more on advertisement. II. Some people are tempted to buy a product by the advertisement.
3. Statement: Of all the radio sets manufactured in India, the 'X' brand has the largest sale. Assumptions: I. The sale of all the radio sets manufactured in India is known. II. The manufacturing of no other radio set in India is as large as 'X' brand radio.
4. Statement: "You should not grant him leave in this week due to exigency of work." - A supervisor advises the administrative officer. Assumptions: I. Request for leave can be turned down also. II. The supervisor has reviewed the work required to be done during the said period.
Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Both I and II are implicit
5. Statement: Like a mad man, I decided to follow him. Assumptions: I. I am not a mad man. II. I am a mad man.
6. Statement: The first step in treating addicts is to re-establish their lost ties, for which a continuous personal attention should be paid to the addicts under treatment. Assumptions: I. Addicts under treatment respond better when shown personal interest. II. Addiction and strained relationships are intimately connected.
7. Statement: Beware of dogs, our dogs do not bark, but they are trained to distinguish between genuine guests and intruders. Assumptions: I. Barking dogs bite rarely. II. Our dogs could be dangerous for intruders.
8. Statement: Beware of dogs, our dogs do not bark, but they are trained to distinguish between genuine guests and intruders. Assumptions: I. Barking dogs bite rarely. II. Our dogs could be dangerous for intruders.
9. Statement: Safety and health practices in many Indian companies are well below the international standards. Assumptions: I. International standards of health and safety are ideal and unrealistic. II. Indian organizations do not consider safety and health management as their prime social responsibility.
10. Statement: Greater public participation results in good civic governance. - Statement of Municipal Commissioner of City A. Assumptions: I. The municipal office is not competent to effect good civic administration. II. Good civic governance is a matter of collective will and effort of the people and administration.
11. Statement: The regulatory authority has set up a review committee to find out the reasons for unstable stock prices. Assumptions: I. The investors may regain confidence in stock market by this decision. II. The review committee has the expertise to find out the causes for volatility in the stock market.
12. Statement: Please note that the company will provide accommodation to only outside candidates if selected.' - A condition in an advertisement. Assumptions: I. The local candidates would be having some other arrangement for their stay. II. The company plans to select only local candidates.
13. Statement: Cases of food poisoning due to consumption of liquor are increasing in rural areas. Assumptions: I. Percentage of people consuming liquor is more in rural areas. II. There are many unauthorized spurious liquor shops in the rural areas.
14. Statement: Lack of stimulation in the first four or five years of life can have adverse consequences. Assumptions: I. A great part of the development of observed intelligence occurs in the earliest years of life II. 50 percent of the measurable intelligence at age of 17 is already predictable by the age of four.
15. Statement: The X-Airlines has decided to increase the passenger fare by 15 percent with immediate effect. Assumptions: I. The demand for seats of X-Airlines may remain unchanged even after the hike of fare. II. Other airline companies may also hike the passenger fares.
16. Statement: Shalini made an application to the bank for a loan of Rs. 1,80,000 by mortgaging her house to the bank and promised to repay it within five years. Assumptions: I. The bank has a practice of granting loans for Rs. 1,00,000 and above. II. The bank accepts house as collateral security against such loans.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
12. Statement: Detergents should be used to clean clothes. Assumptions: I. Detergents form more lather. II. Detergents help to dislodge grease and dirt.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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