Statement-Assumption

Logical Reasoning Questions based on Statement-Assumption can be tried upon in this question and answers. Attempt all of them to know if you understand it's basic concept.This section is very useful for those who are preparing for competitive exams such as Written test of Bank Exams, CAT Exams, Railway Exams, SSC, UPSC,Banking,Insurance, Defence and many more.

  • Q1. Direction: In each of the following examples a statement is given which is followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. Consider the statement and decide which of the given assumptions is implicit.
    Statement:
    “You must learn to refer to dictionary if you want to become a good writer.”- Ashok advises to Brijesh.
    Assumptions:
    I. Only writers refer to the dictionary.
    II. All writers, good or bad, refer to the dictionary.

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  • Q2. Direction: In each of the following examples a statement is given which is followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. Consider the statement and decide which of the given assumptions is implicit.
    Statement:
    Satya’s mother instructed him to return home by train if it rains heavily.
    Assumptions:
    I. Satya may not be able to decide himself if it rains heavily.
    II. The trains may ply even if it rains heavily.
    Give your answer as:

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  • Q3.Statement: “The Company should promote their employees on the basis of performance alone and not on the basis of length of service of an employee in that particular company”.
    Assumptions:
    I. The seniority of a person in a company is not a parameter to measure the performance of an employee.
    II. Measuring the merit of the employees of the company is possible.
    Choose the answer from the options given below:

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  • Q4.Statement:
    A Shoe manufacturing company has recently announced a series of incentives to the employees who are punctual and sincere.
    Assumptions:
    I. The productivity of the company may increase.
    II. Those who are not punctual at present may get motivated by the announcement.
    III. The profit earned by the company may be more than the amount to be spent for the incentive programmes.

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  • Q5.Statement:
    “If you are a civil engineer, we want you as our contractor.”- An advertisement by Construction Company ABC.
    Assumptions:
    I. Civil engineers are expected to be better performers by a Construction Company ABC.
    II. The Company ABC needs contractors.
    III. Civil engineers may get attracted and apply to Company ABC.

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  • Q6.Direction: In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered land 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.
    Statement: The largest computer manufacturing company slashed the prices of most of the desktop models by about 15 per cent with immediate effect.
    Assumptions: I. The company may incur heavy losses due to reduction in prices of the desktop.
    II. The sales of desktop manufactured by the company may increase substantially in the near future.

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  • Q7.Direction: In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered land 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.
    Statement: The school authority decided to rent out the school premises during weekends and holidays for organising various functions to augment its resources to meet the growing needs of the school.
    Assumptions: I. The parents of the school students may protest against the decision of the school authority.
    II. There may not be enough demand for hiring the school premises for organising functions.

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  • Q8.Direction: In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered land 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.
    Statement: The local civic body has urged all the residents to voluntarily reduce consumption of potable water by about 30 per cent to tide over the water crisis.
    Assumptions: I. Many residents may reduce consumption of potable water.
    II. Many activists may welcome the civic body's move and spread awareness among residents.

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  • Q9.Religion appears to reduce the incidence of depression among those with medical problems. For instance, University of Michigan Professor of Sociology David Williams conducted a randomized survey of 720 adults suffering from leg and hip injuries in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1990. Those who attended religious services regularly were less depressed and less distressed by life events than those who did not. This finding held across age, race, socioeconomic status, educational attainment, and religious affiliation. Religious affiliation alone did not have these effects, but religious behavior did.
    The writer of the above statement makes which of the following assumptions?

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  • Q10.The introduction of e-clinical solutions to the global market was aimed at increasing the efficiency and cost effectiveness of the whole drug development process, in particular during the clinical phases. Through e-clinical solutions, clinical data can be efficiently and securely transferred among providers at a much lower cost.
    The argument above rests on which of the following assumptions:

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