# Practice Statement and assumptions - verbal reasoning Online Quiz (set-1) For All Competitive Exams

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In each question be low is given a statement followed by three assumptions numbered I, II and III. An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement. Then decide which of the answers (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e) is the correct answer.

#### Q-1)Statement:“Why are you looking sad? Did you not get bonus this year also”? — Mr X says to Mr YAssumptions:I. Mr X is the well-wisher of Mr Y.II. Expression of sadness on one’s face is a sign of one’s financial crunch.III. If one gets bonus, one does not remain sad.

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##### DIRECTIONS:

In each question be low is given a statement followed by three assumptions numbered I, II and III. An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement. Then decide which of the answers (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e) is the correct answer.

#### Q-2)Statement:The ‘licence raj’ might have been vanquished by the reforms but ‘inspector raj’ is thriving.Assumptions:I. The ‘licence raj’ is the same as the ‘inspector raj’.II. The reforms should have put an end to the ‘licence raj’.III. The ‘inspector raj’ is a menace.

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##### DIRECTIONS:

In each question be low is given a statement followed by three assumptions numbered I, II and III. An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement. Then decide which of the answers (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e) is the correct answer.

#### Q-3)Statement:“We believe that the adjustment that has already taken place in the value of the rupee is adequate. There is no ground for a further weakening of the rupee.” — RBI governorAssumptions:I. The value of the rupee has depreciated recently.II. Dollar-buying has been on the rise.III. Currencies do not fall after a certain level.

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##### DIRECTIONS:

In each question be low is given a statement followed by three assumptions numbered I, II and III. An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement. Then decide which of the answers (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e) is the correct answer.

#### Q-4)Statement:“Though party A is firm on the ouster of party B, it is unlikely to reap any benefit from it.” — a political observerAssumptions:I. Party A expects to benefit from the ouster of party B.II. Politics is a game of manoeuvring and manipulations.III. The political scenario is peaceful.

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##### DIRECTIONS:

In each question be low is given a statement followed by three assumptions numbered I, II and III. An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement. Then decide which of the answers (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e) is the correct answer.

#### Q-5)Statement:“If we really want to reduce the menace of smoking, we need to reflect our intention through our deeds, our creations such as movies, in which incidence of smoking is shown much higher than the actual cigarette consumption among the Indian population.” — View of Mr X.Assumptions:I. There is a strong link between films and viewers’ behaviour.II. Smoking shown in movies results in corresponding increase in smoking among the public.III. Menace of smoking can be reduced by proper planning followed by appropriate efforts.

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##### DIRECTIONS:

In each question be low is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An 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.

1. if only assumption I is implicit.
2. if only assumption II is implicit.
3. if either I or II is implicit.
4. if neither I nor II is implicit.
5. if both I and II are implicit.

#### Q-6)Statement:The Government has decided against reduction of prices of petroleum products though there is a significant drop in the crude oil prices in the international market.Assumptions:I. The prices of crude oil in the international market may again increase in the near future.II. The present price difference of petroleum products will help the government to withstand any possible price rise in future.

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##### DIRECTIONS:

In each question be low is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An 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.

1. if only assumption I is implicit.
2. if only assumption II is implicit.
3. if either I or II is implicit.
4. if neither I nor II is implicit.
5. if both I and II are implicit.

#### Q-7)Statement:India is suffering because citizens have given and taken votes based on caste/religion and not principles.Assumptions:I. The days of value-based voting are numbered in India.II. The voting based on principles has the potential to nullify the problems created by the politics of caste and religion.

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##### DIRECTIONS:

In each question be low is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An 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.

1. if only assumption I is implicit.
2. if only assumption II is implicit.
3. if either I or II is implicit.
4. if neither I nor II is implicit.
5. if both I and II are implicit.

#### Q-8)Statement:“Reservation policy for SC/ST should be extended for another ten years.” — Labour Minister.Assumptions:I. Reservation is still necessary for them to uplift them socially and economically.II. SCs/STs are not so capable so they are given reservation.

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##### DIRECTIONS:

In each question be low is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An 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.

1. if only assumption I is implicit.
2. if only assumption II is implicit.
3. if either I or II is implicit.
4. if neither I nor II is implicit.
5. if both I and II are implicit.

#### Q-9)Statement:The most important quality a model should possess is confidence. One need not be conventionally good-looking to be a model.Assumptions:I. To become a model what counts is not a goodlooking face but knowledge, confidence and elegance.II. Good looks are no criteria for being a model.

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##### DIRECTIONS:

In each question be low is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An 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.

1. if only assumption I is implicit.
2. if only assumption II is implicit.
3. if either I or II is implicit.
4. if neither I nor II is implicit.
5. if both I and II are implicit.

#### Q-10)Statement:“With 17” PC Monitor of company X, get Laxmark Z13 colour Inkjet Printer absolutely free with one-year guarantee period.” — an advertisementAssumptions:I. More people will now be attracted towards 17” PC Monitor of company X due to this scheme.II. Offer of providing free goods to the customers with some other goods of a company is likely to increase the sale of the company.

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##### DIRECTIONS:

In each question be low is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An 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.

1. if only assumption I is implicit.
2. if only assumption II is implicit.
3. if either I or II is implicit.
4. if neither I nor II is implicit.
5. if both I and II are implicit.

#### Q-11)Statement: Bank should always check financial status before lending money to a clientAssumptions:I. Checking before lending would give a true picture of the client financial status II. The client sometimes may not present the correct picture of their ability to repay the loan amount to the bank.

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##### DIRECTIONS:

In each question be low is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An 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.

1. if only assumption I is implicit.
2. if only assumption II is implicit.
3. if either I or II is implicit.
4. if neither I nor II is implicit.
5. if both I and II are implicit.

#### Q-12)Statement:The DTC has the lowest fares in the country and perhaps, as a consequence, provides also the worst city bus service anywhere.Assumptions:I. The fare of buses depends on the prices of diesel oils.II. The increased fare will improve the services provided by DTC buses.

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##### DIRECTIONS:

In each question be low is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An 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.

1. if only assumption I is implicit.
2. if only assumption II is implicit.
3. if either I or II is implicit.
4. if neither I nor II is implicit.
5. if both I and II are implicit.

#### Q-13)Statement:“Smartness cannot be the only criteria for deciding a person’s personality.”— Mr YAssumptions:I. Persons with equal smartness are not necessarily treated equally.II. Personality of a person is not linked only with smartness.

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##### DIRECTIONS:

In each question be low is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An 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.

1. if only assumption I is implicit.
2. if only assumption II is implicit.
3. if either I or II is implicit.
4. if neither I nor II is implicit.
5. if both I and II are implicit.

#### Q-14)Statement:“Students are not allowed to wear western dresses on the university campus.” — V.C. of a reputed university.Assumptions:I. It looks vulgar and encourages more eve-teasing.II. If the girls will come to the college in Indian dresses then they will concentrate more on studies.

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##### DIRECTIONS:

In each question be low is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An 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.

1. if only assumption I is implicit.
2. if only assumption II is implicit.
3. if either I or II is implicit.
4. if neither I nor II is implicit.
5. if both I and II are implicit.

#### Q-15)Statement:The Bhagavad Gita speaks of God’s intervention in the affairs of human beings to restore righteousness.Assumptions:I. Bhagavad Gita is a holy book.II. Human beings are guided by God.

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##### DIRECTIONS:

In each question be low is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An 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.

1. if only assumption I is implicit.
2. if only assumption II is implicit.
3. if either I or II is implicit.
4. if neither I nor II is implicit.
5. if both I and II are implicit.

#### Q-16)Statement:The nutritional status of children in India is better compared to that in other developing countries.Assumptions:I. It is not possible to estimate nutritional requirement of children in other countries.II. India can become a developed country.

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##### DIRECTIONS:

In each question be low is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An 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.

1. if only assumption I is implicit.
2. if only assumption II is implicit.
3. if either I or II is implicit.
4. if neither I nor II is implicit.
5. if both I and II are implicit.

#### Q-17)Statement:I hope to succeed in the SBI PO exam. They had more vacancies.Assumptions:I. The more the vacancies, the greater the chances of success.II. SBI PO exam is easier.

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##### DIRECTIONS:

In each question be low is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An 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.

1. if only assumption I is implicit.
2. if only assumption II is implicit.
3. if either I or II is implicit.
4. if neither I nor II is implicit.
5. if both I and II are implicit.

#### Q-18)Statement:In order to check incidents of fire in the Walled City area, godowns of hazardous chemicals and paper of the area will be shifted to Narela and Ghazipur respectively.Assumptions:I. Incidents of fire cannot occur in Narela or Ghazipur.II. Paper is a highly combustible material.

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##### DIRECTIONS:

In each question be low is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An 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.

1. if only assumption I is implicit.
2. if only assumption II is implicit.
3. if either I or II is implicit.
4. if neither I nor II is implicit.
5. if both I and II are implicit.

#### Q-19)Statement:A foreign film producer rendered his apology before Indian society for misinterpreting an Indian epic.Assumptions:I. Indians are very sensitive to the misinterpretation of their epics.II. It is possible to derive wrong meaning from the epic.

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##### DIRECTIONS:

In each question be low is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An 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.

1. if only assumption I is implicit.
2. if only assumption II is implicit.
3. if either I or II is implicit.
4. if neither I nor II is implicit.
5. if both I and II are implicit.

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