Statement and Assumptions - Solved Examples


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Each of the following question consists of one statement followed by two assumptions. You have to decide which one of them can be followed.

Give Answer

Q 1 − Statement: Mobile subscriber can activate or deactivate internet services by calling to toll free number 4024.

Assumptions:

I. Subscribers will be very happy with such services.

II. The toll free number can be misused.

Options :

A - Only assumption I is practical.

B - Only assumption II is practical.

C - Either assumption I or II is practical.

D - Neither assumption I nor II is practical.

E - Both the assumptions are practical.

Answer - A

Explanation

This is a step that will benefit many subscribers and implementation must have been done keeping an eye upon security measures.


Q 2 − Statement: ICICI bank is recently registered as highest increase in gross non-performing assets.

Assumptions:

I. Business of ICICI bank will be greatly affected.

II. Borrowing from the banks will not be easy by its customers.

Options :

A - Only assumption I is practical.

B - Only assumption II is practical.

C - Either assumption I or II is practical.

D - Neither assumption I nor II is practical.

E - Both the assumptions are practical.

Answer - E

Explanation

According to the given statement, as the NPA has been increased, so it is obvious that the business will increase. As a result of which, it will be easy on the part of the bank to provide loans and advances to its customers.


Q 3 − Statement: HDFC launched its co-branded credit card in association with Andhra bank card.

Assumptions:

I. Association with Andhra bank will increase its market penetration.

II. There are no other trusted partners in banking.

Options :

A - Only assumption I is practical.

B - Only assumption II is practical.

C - Either assumption I or II is practical.

D - Neither assumption I nor II is practical.

E - Both the assumptions are practical.

Answer - A

Explanation

Assumption I is practical, as we can understand that being a big PSU bank, market penetration will be easy but nothing can be said about the trusted partner. Hence; only I is practical.


Q 4 − Statement: TRAI mode mandatory for telecom operators to compensate for call from 1st Jan 2016.

Assumptions:

I. Telecomm subscriber’s confidence and trust will increase for TRAI.

II. There will not be any scam in future.

Options :

A - Only assumption I is practical.

B - Only assumption II is practical.

C - Either assumption I or II is practical.

D - Neither assumption I nor II is practical.

E - Both the assumptions are practical.

Answer - A

Explanation

No guarantee can be given regarding not happening any scam in future. So, assumption II is not practical.


Q 5 − Statement: Union cabinet allows 100% FDI for white label ATMs.

Assumptions:

I. By allowing 100% FDI more money will come and number of white level ATMs will increase.

II. White level ATM industry will dethrone the normal ATM business.

Options :

A - Only assumption I is practical.

B - Only assumption II is practical.

C - Either assumption I or II is practical.

D - Neither assumption I nor II is practical.

E - Both the assumptions are practical.

Answer - A

Explanation

100% FDI means more incoming of money and thereby causing number of white level ATMs to increase further. Assumption II is however not related to given statement.


Q 6 − Statement: Longman dictionary is famous among all.

Assumptions:

I. Apart from being compact and precise, it covers all or maximum words.

II. College students are introvert.

Options :

A - Only assumption I is practical.

B - Only assumption II is practical.

C - Either assumption I or II is practical.

D - Neither assumption I nor II is practical.

E - Both the assumptions are practical.

Answer - A

Explanation

As Longman dictionary is famous among all, so it is quite natural that it will cover all words and could also be compact and precise but nothing can be judged about the college students from the statement.


Q 7 − Statement: Blue chip company X now enters to spices product.

Assumptions:

I. X’s business policy is to enter to spice market and earn money.

II. Other blue chip companies will also follow the footsteps of X.

Options :

A - Only assumption I is practical.

B - Only assumption II is practical.

C - Either assumption I or II is practical.

D - Neither assumption I nor II is practical.

E - Both the assumptions are practical.

Answer - A

Explanation

X has new strategies to do business in spice market but we cannot assume that others will follow X.


Q 8 − Statement: FIFA banned Nepal’s Football Chief for 10 years.

Assumptions:

I. After Nepal, India is FIFA’s next target.

II. India will cut its relation with Nepal in football.

Options :

A - Only assumption I is practical.

B - Only assumption II is practical.

C - Either assumption I or II is practical.

D - Neither assumption I nor II is practical.

E - Both the assumptions are practical.

Answer - D

Explanation

Here none of the assumptions follows because both are not logical at all.


Q 9 − Statement: Odisha Railway station became the first visually challenged friendly railway station.

Assumptions:

I. Blind people can travel comfortably in Odisha railway station.

II. Those who have eyes may face difficulty in Odisha.

Options :

A - Only assumption I is practical.

B - Only assumption II is practical.

C - Either assumption I or II is practical.

D - Neither assumption I nor II is practical.

E - Both the assumptions are practical.

Answer - A

Explanation

If blind people are having comfort, then there is no question of common man facing problem. Hence; assumption II is not practical.


Q 10 − Statement: To excel in IIT exam, one has to score more in Mathematics.

Assumptions:

I. Mathematics subject is mark fetching.

II. It is difficult to score in Physics.

Options :

A - Only assumption I is practical.

B - Only assumption II is practical.

C - Either assumption I or II is practical.

D - Neither assumption I nor II is practical.

E - Both the assumptions are practical.

Answer - E

Explanation

Definitely Mathematics would be mark fetching. Otherwise, it would not have been recommended and secondly, it also signifies that any other subject apart from mathematics is difficult.



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