Reasoning 45- (Statements and Assumptions)

Directions

(a) If only assumption I is implicit.

(b) If only assumption II is implicit.

(c) If both I and II are implicit.

(d) If neither I nor II is implicit.

1. statement:- UPSC is tougher then MPPSC. so I will appear in MPPSC.

Assumptions:- 

I.  Every graduate should appear in MPPSC.

II. one should avoid tougher things because one might fail in them and failure might lead to a loss of time. On the other hand if something is easy the chance of succeeding are high.

2. statement:- Narayan the CEO of the company says to his employees,”Achieve the target will have set for you or I will fire you.”

Assumptions:-

I. With Narayan’s statement, the employee will work hard to achieve his targets.

II. All bosses are in the habit of intimidating their employees.

3. statement:- “We should take permission from the director of the college in order to organise the annual fest.” one student to another.

Assumptions:-

I. Without the director’s permission we can’t organise the annual fest.

II. the director does not want to celebrate annual fests.

4. statement:- since the exam is held on the third Sunday of November it is going to be held on 18th November this year.

Assumptions:-

I. This year it will not be held on 18th, 19th, 20th or 21st of November.

II. This year it will not be held on 16th or 17th November.

5. statement:- To keep my knowledge about world affairs strong it always read The Economist magazine.

Assumptions:- 

I. There is no other magazine except The Economist for world affairs.

II. The Economist is a cheap magazine.

Answers:

  1. (b)
  2. (a)
  3. (a)
  4. (c)
  5. (d)