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: The concession in rail fares for the journey to hill stations has been cancelled because it is not needed for people who can spend their holidays there. Assumptions:
  1. Railways should give concession only to needy persons.
  2. Railways should not encourage people to spend their holidays at hill stations.

A Only assumption II is implicit

B Both I and II are implicit

C Neither I nor II is implicit

D Only assumption I is implicit

E Either I or II is implicit

ANS:A - Only assumption I is implicit

Explanation: The statement mentions that concessions should not be given to people who can afford to spend holidays in hill stations. This means they should be given only to needy persons. So, I is implicit. But, II does not follow from the statement and is not implicit.

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