Classical

Statement & Assumption - Statement and Assumption MCQ

11:  

 Himalaya drugs improve haemoglobin keeping the complexion fair and glaring.

Assumption I: People like fair and glaring complexion.

Assumption II: Complexion becomes dull and dark owing to the deficiency of haemoglobin.

A.

assumption I is implicit

B.

assumption II is implicit,

C.

both I and II are implicit

D.

neither of them is implicit.

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :

Complexion is directly related to haemoglobin. Those who do not have fair and glaring complexion feel concern over the problem and uses Himalaya drugs in order to improve haemoglobin and hence maintain complexion


12:  

Warning : Cigarette smoking is injurious to health.

Assumption I: Non-smoking promotes health.

Assumption II: This warning is not necessary at all.

A.

assumption I is implicit

B.

assumption II is implicit,

C.

both I and II are implicit

D.

neither of them is implicit.

 
 

Option: D

Explanation :

Both of the assumptions are not implicit because those' who are not addicted to smoking are not necessarily healthy. It means that smoking has no doubt, ill effect on health but non-smoking does not necessarily promote health, because of this reason warning is necessary.


13:  

 Of all the newspapers published in India `The Hindu' has the largest number of readers.

Assumption I: The volume of readership of all newspapers in India is known.

Assumption II: No newspaper in India other than 'The Hindu' has a large readership.

A.

assumption I is implicit

B.

assumption II is implicit,

C.

both I and II are implicit

D.

neither of them is implicit.

 
 

Option: A

Explanation :

Assumption I is implicit because unless we know the volume of readership of all newspapers we can not conclude about the popularity of a particular newspaper. Here the study is comparative in nature so we can not say on the basis of only this meagre information that other newspapers has less number of readers. Thus assumption II is not implicit.


14:  

Opening a sports centre in Aligarh is of no use.

Assumption I: Inhabitants of. Aligarh have no interest in games.

Assumption II: Sports have lost its credibility today.

A.

assumption I is implicit

B.

assumption II is implicit,

C.

both I and II are implicit

D.

neither of them is implicit.

 
 

Option: A

Explanation :

Here only assumption I is implicit because people of Aligarh have no interest in games so sports centre is of no use here. Assumption II does not relate with the statement at all so this is not implicit.


15:  

Although the city was under knee deep of water for a week in this monsoon, there was no outbreak of cholera.

Assumption I: Cholera spreads usually in monsoon.

Assumption II: Water concentration at a place leads to cholera.

A.

assumption I is implicit

B.

assumption II is implicit,

C.

both I and II are implicit

D.

neither of them is implicit.

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :

Although there was water logging, yet there was not outbreak of cholera. It means water logging leads to cholera. And water logging is usually seen in monsoon so cholera and monsoon are also related.




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