Statement and Assumption

Directions to SolveIn each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. 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
  • (E) If both I and II are implicit.

Q1: Statement: 'Double your money in five months.' - An advertisement. Assumptions:
  1. The assurance is not genuine.
  2. People want their money to grow.

A Neither I nor II is implicit

B Only assumption I is implicit

C Both I and II are implicit

D Either I or II is implicit

E Only assumption II is implicit

ANS:B - Only assumption II is implicit

Explanation: The truth or falsity of the promise made in the statement cannot be judged. So, I is not implicit. Since the concerned firm advertises with the assurance that money can be doubled quickly by investing with it, so II is implicit.

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