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: Apart from the entertainment value of television, its educational value cannot be ignored. Assumptions:
  1. People take television to be a means of entertainment only.
  2. The educational value of television is not realised properly.

A Neither I nor II is implicit

B Both I and II are implicit

C Only assumption I is implicit

D Either I or II is implicit

E Only assumption II is implicit

ANS:E - Both I and II are implicit

Explanation: The statement makes the first assumption clear though educational value is not to be ignored. So, I is implicit. That the educational value must not be ignored also shows that educational value is not realised properly. So, II is also implicit.

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