1.  In a question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. Consider the statement and decide which of the given assumption is implicit ?
Statement  : Government has permitted unaided colleges to increase their fees.
Assumptions : I. Unaided colleges are in financial difficulties.
       II. Aided colleges do not need to increase fees.


Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Both I and II are implicit


Answer

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Unaided colleges have been allowed to increase their fees. This means that they are in financial difficulties. So, I is implicit. Nothing is mentioned about the aided colleges. So, II is not implicit.

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2.  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.


Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Both I and II are implicit


Answer

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The statement talks of number of cases of food poisoning due to consumption of liquor and not of the number of cases consuming liquor. So, I is not implicit. Besides, the statement indicates that people in rural areas are getting spurious or low-grade liquor and no check is being kept on shops selling liquor there. So, II is implicit.

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3.  In a question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. Consider the statement and decide which of the given assumption is implicit ?
Statement  : The organization should promote employees on the basis of merit alone and not on the basis of length of service or seniority.
Assumptions : I. Length of service or seniority does not alone reflect merit of an employee.
       II. It is possible to determine and measure merit of an employee.


if only assumption I is implicit
if only assumption II is implicit
if either I or II is implicit
if both I and II are implicit


Answer

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The statement stresses on the need to award promotion to a person who has been displaying remarkable talent and performing extraordinarily for the organisation rather than the one who has been working steadily for the organisation since long. Thus, length of service does not alone prove a man worthy. His talent and his performance are the criteria to be considered. So, both I and II are implicit.

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4.  In a question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. Consider the statement and decide which of the given assumption is implicit ?
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 and load.
       II. Provision of lift is a matter of facility and not of right.


if only assumption I is implicit
if only assumption II is implicit
if either I or II is implicit
if neither I nor II is implicit and


Answer

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The statement requests people not to use lift while moving down. This implies that the lift may be used to move up and the request has been made so that more people can use the lift for ascending which would otherwise cause more physical stress than going down the stairs. So, only II is implicit.

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5.  In a question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. Consider the statement and decide which of the given assumption is implicit ?
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.


Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Neither I nor II is implicit


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The statement requests people not to use lift while moving down. This implies that the lift may be used to move up and the request has been made so that more people can use the lift for ascending which would otherwise cause more physical stress than going down the stairs. So, only II is implicit.

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