Statement and Assumption Practice Test Paper - 2 with Answer Key and Solution [Reasoning Ability]

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Statement and Assumption [Reasoning Ability] Model Test Paper - 2


Maximum Marks: 10     /      Duration: 10 Mins


In each question below 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.

Give answer:
(A) If only assumption I is implicit;
(B) If only assumption II is implicit;
(C) If either I or II is implicit;
(D) If neither I nor II is implicit and
(E) If both I and II are implicit.

Q.1. 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.

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Q.2. Statement: The first step in treating addicts is to re-establish their lost ties, for which a continuous personal attention should be paid to the addicts under treatment.

I. Addicts under treatment respond better when shown personal interest.
II. Addiction and strained relationships are intimately connected.

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Q.3. Statement : Vitamin E tablets improve circulation, keep your complexion in a glowing condition.

Assumptions :
I. People like a glowing complexion.
II. Complexion becomes dull in the absence of circulation.

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Q.4. Statement: Because of the large number of potholes in road X, reaching airport in time has become difficult.

I. Reaching airport in time may not be always necessary.
II. There is no other convenient road to the airport.

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Q.5. Statement : Traffic jams on most of the roads in the city have become a regular feature during monsoon.

Assumptions :
I. Material used for road construction cannot withstand the fury of monsoon resulting into innumerable pot holes on the roads.
II. Number of vehicles coming on the roads is much more in monsoon as compared to other seasons.

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Q.6. Statement: "The function will start at 6 pm." You are requested to take your seats before 6 pm.

I. Function will start as scheduled.
II. If an invitee is not in his seat before 6 pm, the function will not start.

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Q.7. Statement : Beware of dogs, our dogs do not bark, but they are trained to distinguish between genuine guests and intruders.

Assumptions :
I. Barking dogs bite rarely.
II. Our dogs could be dangerous for intruders.

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Q.8. Statement: The Principal instructed all the teachers to be careful in class because some students may disturb other students.

I. The teachers will handle the situation properly and they will point out the naughty students.
II. The students will welcome the decision of the Principal.

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Q.9. Statement: The X passenger car manufacturing company announced a sharp reduction in the prices of their luxury cars.

Assumptions :
I. There may be an increase in the sale of their luxury cars.
II. The other such car manufacturers may also reduce their prices.

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Q.10. Statement: All existing inequalities can be reduced, if not utterly eradicated, by action of governments or by revolutionary change of government.

I. Inequality is a man-made phenomenon.
II. No person would voluntarily part with what he possesses.

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Answers of above questions:

  1. B
  2. E
  3. E
  4. B
  5. A
  6. A
  7. B
  8. E
  9. A
  10. A

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