# Feb 28th Implicit Assumptions 5 Ques 3 Mins

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In each question below is given a statement followed by three assumptions numbered I, II and III. An assumptions is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement.

• 1.

### Statement: Large number of people affected by the flood in the area gathered at the relief camp for food, water and shelter organized by the state government. Assumptions: I.                    The relief camp has enough supplies to provide food and water to the affected people in the area. II.                 All those whose houses are submerged can be accommodated in the temporary shelters. III                  Many more affected people are yet to reach the relief camp

• A.

Only I is implicit

• B.

Only I and II are implicit

• C.

Only II is implicit

• D.

Only II and III are implicit

• E.

None of these

B. Only I and II are implicit
Explanation
The statement mentions that a large number of people affected by the flood gathered at the relief camp for food, water, and shelter. From this information, it can be inferred that the relief camp must have enough supplies to provide food and water to the affected people, which supports assumption I. Additionally, the statement also mentions that the relief camp is providing temporary shelters. Therefore, it can be assumed that all those whose houses are submerged can be accommodated in these shelters, which supports assumption II. However, there is no information in the statement to support assumption III, which states that many more affected people are yet to reach the relief camp. Therefore, the correct answer is "Only I and II are implicit."

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• 2.

### Statement: “If you desire to enjoy the best holidays to Europe, join our exclusive EURO package”. An advertisement of a travel agency in an Indian newspaper. Assumptions: I.                    Many Indians travel to European countries to spend their holidays. II.                 There are other travel agencies in India which organize holiday-tour to Europe. III.               Many people may still travel to Europe through other travel agencies.

• A.

All are implicit

• B.

Only I and II are implicit

• C.

Only I is implicit

• D.

Only I and III are implicit

• E.

None of these

A. All are implicit
Explanation
The given statement implies that there is a demand among Indians to travel to European countries for holidays, which supports assumption I. The statement also suggests that there are other travel agencies in India organizing holiday tours to Europe, indicating assumption II. Additionally, the statement does not exclude the possibility of people traveling to Europe through other travel agencies, which supports assumption III. Therefore, all the assumptions are implicit in the given statement.

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• 3.

### Statement: “If you are a first class graduate with at least 65 percent marks, you are eligible to apply for the post of officer in our organization”. An advertisement for recruitment of officers. Assumptions: I.                    There may be adequate number of applicants who will fulfill the stipulated educational qualification. II.                 Those graduates who have secured less than 65 per cent marks may not perform well on the job. III.               Those candidates who have secured 65 per cent or more marks in graduation are likely to perform well on the job.

• A.

All are implicit

• B.

Only I and II are implicit

• C.

Only II and III are implicit

• D.

Only I and III are implicit

• E.

None of these

C. Only II and III are implicit
Explanation
The given statement implies that the organization values academic excellence and believes that candidates with a first-class degree and at least 65 percent marks are eligible for the officer position. Therefore, it can be inferred that the organization assumes that candidates who have secured less than 65 percent marks may not perform well on the job (II), and candidates who have secured 65 percent or more marks in graduation are likely to perform well on the job (III). The assumption about an adequate number of applicants who fulfill the educational qualification (I) is not explicitly mentioned in the statement. Hence, the correct answer is "Only II and III are implicit".

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• 4.

### Statement: The government has decided to hike the prices of petrol and diesel by about Rs.3 per litre to partially reduce the gap between the domestic and international prices. Assumptions: I.                    The oil companies may not be able to absorb the deficit in purchase and sale prices. II.                 People may start countrywide agitation against the price hike. The oil companies may not agree with the government’s decision of marginal price hike

• A.

Only I is implicit

• B.

Only II is implicit

• C.

Only III is implicit

• D.

Only I and II are implicit

• E.

None of these

D. Only I and II are implicit
Explanation
The statement mentions that the government has decided to hike the prices of petrol and diesel to reduce the gap between domestic and international prices. From this, it can be inferred that the oil companies may not be able to absorb the deficit in purchase and sale prices, which is why the government has decided to increase the prices. Additionally, it is mentioned that people may start countrywide agitation against the price hike, indicating that there is a possibility of public opposition to the decision. Therefore, both assumptions I and II are implicit in the statement.

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• 5.

### 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. Assumptions: I.                    People may still prefer to shop during the weekends. II.                 Many people may now do their shopping leisurely during the late evening hours. III.               The sales of these shopping complexes may increase generating revenue for the Government.

• A.

None is implicit

• B.

Only I is implicit

• C.

Only II is implicit

• D.

Only III is implicit

• E.

None of these

C. Only II is implicit
Explanation
The correct answer is Only II is implicit. This is because assumption II states that many people may now do their shopping leisurely during the late evening hours. This assumption is based on the fact that the government has allowed shopping complexes to remain open till midnight, indicating that people may take advantage of the extended hours to shop at their own leisure.

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