## Mission SSC CGL 2016: Reasoning Quiz on Statement - Assumptions with Explanations

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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.

# Quiz on Statement-Assumptions

#### 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
##### Answer And Explanation
Answer: Option D
Explanation:
Note: None of them is implicit. The statement only implies that if a boy is very honest, it would not be possible for him to lie. But, I is just the opposite of it. Assumption II is not implicit because the statement does not talk about "dishonest" boys.

# Quiz on Statement-Assumptions

#### 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
##### Answer And Explanation
Answer: Option B
Explanation:
Note: X air-conditioner has the largest range. But, this does not mean that it is the only brand to have a wide range. So, I is not implicit. But II is. If airconditioners are being advertised, a demand for them must be existing.

# Quiz on Statement-Assumptions

#### 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
##### Answer And Explanation
Answer: Option A
Explanation:
Note: "Sole Agent" is the highlight of the advertisement. So, I is implicit, But II is not.

# Quiz on Statement-Assumptions

#### 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
##### Answer And Explanation
Answer: Option D
Explanation:
Note: None is implicit. The statement only says that opening a library in Rambli would be a wastage. But it does not say why? I and II are only guesses. Maybe, opening a library in Rambli is a wastage because there is already a library there.(It is an example of a long-drawn conclusion)

# Quiz on Statement-Assumptions

#### 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
##### Answer And Explanation
Answer: Option D
Explanation:
Note: I is just the opposite of what the statement is saying. Even II is not implicit. Indiscipline in industry and poor quality of life for workers-these are the two problems that participatory management is said to be able to solve. But this does not mean that out of these two, one is a cause of another.

# Quiz on Statement-Assumptions

#### 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
##### Answer And Explanation
Answer: Option D
Explanation:
Note: None is implicit. Assumption I is a mere twisted form of the given statement.Smoking is injurious. It means that non-smoking is not injurious. And that's it. It doesn't mean that non-smoking promotes health. II obviously is just the opposite of what is true. Public warnings are given only when they are assumed to be necessary.

# Quiz on Statement-Assumptions

#### 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
##### Answer And Explanation
Answer: Option A
Explanation:
Note: Children must be considering their teachers as role models, otherwise there is no reason why they would be influenced by them. Hence, I is implicit. II is not directly stated. It may or may not be true.

# Quiz on Statement-Assumptions

#### 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
##### Answer And Explanation
Answer: Option C
Explanation:
Note:Both are implicit. The statement recognises the entertainment value of television and, at the same time, it asserts that its educational value "cannot be ignored". The tone of the passage is slightly lamenting which implies that what the author wants to happen, is not happening presently. This means that both I and II are implicit.

# Quiz on Statement-Assumptions

#### 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
##### Answer And Explanation
Answer: Option A
Explanation:
Note: When mother gives warning to the child, she must be assuming that her warning would be successful. II is not relevant to the statement made by the mother.

# Quiz on Statement-Assumptions

#### 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
##### Answer And Explanation
Answer: Option B
Explanation:
Note: The statement says that a car is required on rent. It does not say that any vehicle is required. So, the statement cannot be said to have assumed that any vehicle is available for rent. But II is obviously implicit; whenever an advertisement is mae it is assumed that people will respond to it.

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