Statement and Assumption Practice Test Paper - 3 with Answer Key and Solution [Reasoning Ability]

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Statement and Assumption [Reasoning Ability] Model Test Paper - 3


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 : "if you want to give any advertisement, give it in the newspaper A." – X tells Y.

Assumptions :
I. Y wants to publicize his products.
II. Newspaper A has a wide circulation.

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Q.2. Statement: I have written several letters to the branch manager regarding my account in the bank but did not receive any reply so far.

I. Branch manager is expected to read letters received from the customer.
II. Branch manager is expected to reply to the letters received from the customers.

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Q.3. Statement : His recent investment in the shares of Company A is only a gamble.

Assumptions :
I. He may incur loss on his investment.
II. He may gain from his investment.

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Q.4. Statement: Patient's condition would improve after this operation.

I. The patient can be operated upon in this condition.
II. The patient can't be operated upon in this condition.

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Q.5. Statement : "You should not grant him leave in this week due to exigency of work." - A supervisor advises the administrative officer.

Assumptions :
I. Request for leave can be turned down also.
II. The supervisor has reviewed the work required to be done during the said period.

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Q.6. Statement: The next meeting of the Board of the Institute will be held after one year.

I. The Institute will remain in function after one year.
II. The Board will be dissolved after one year.

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Q.7. Statement : The government has decided to pay compensation to the tune of Rs. 1 lakh to the family members of those who are killed in railway accidents.

Assumptions :
I. The government has enough funds to meet the expenses due to compensation.
II. There may be reduction in incidents of railway accidents in near future.

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Q.8. Statement: The government has decided to allow the shopping complexes to remain open till midnight to reduce crowding of shoppers in these complexes during the weekends.

I. The sales of these shopping complexes may increase generating revenue for the govt.
II. People may still prefer to shop during the weekends.

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Q.9. Statement: The civic authority appealed to the people for reduction in usage of water as there may be an acute shortage during the coming weeks.

Assumptions :
I. There will be no rain in recent future.
II. The people are ready to follow the advice of the civic authority.

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Q.10. Statement: Be humble even after being victorious.

I. Many people are humble after being victorious.
II. Generally people are not humble.

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Answers of above questions:

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

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