Tips And Tricks And Shortcut To Solve Statement And Assumptions

Tips And Tricks And Shortcut To Solve Statement And Assumptions:-

Statement and assumption problems are very crucial in the examination. From this section at least 3-4 questions come in the exam. Here, are some easy tips and tricks for you to solve statement and assumption problems in a fast and simple way. Below mentioned are some important tips to solve the questions effectively:

Statement and Assumptions Tips and Tricks and Shortcuts to solve: 

  1. Assumption is always Unspecified & Encouraging in nature
  2. If few word like each, only, any, all, every, why, what, these, therefore, but, definitely, and certainly are there then that assumption will always be explicit or false in nature.
  3. If few words like many, some, much, and to large extent are there then that assumption will always be true or implicit in nature.
  4. If the message of notice, appeal and advertisement is there then that assumption will always be true or implicit in nature.
  5. If assumption is related to the social well-being or policies of government, that assumption will always be true or implicit in nature.
  6. If assumption is related to past & future things that assumption will always be false or explicit in nature.
  7. If words in the assumption are like recommendation, instruction, request that assumption will always be true or implicit in nature.
  8.  Repetition is certainly not implicit.

Further under statement and assumption problems there are three types of questions which mostly asked in the examination.

Tips and Tricks-1:  Come to a final Statement and assumptions by reading the statement clearly not from the real life experiences.

Question 1.

Statement:
If Shilpa is an engineer, we have an interesting job for her.

Assumptions:
(I)   We need an engineer.
(II) Shilpa is an engineer.

A.  Only assumption I is implicit
B.  Only assumption II is implicit
C.  Either I or II is implicit
D.  Neither I nor II is implicit
E.   Both I and II are implicit

Answer: A
Explanation:

As per the given advertisement an engineer is needed. So assumption I is implicit.
Assumption II is not implicit, even if the reader is an engineer. Hence the correct option is A.

Tips and Tricks-2: Don’t draw statement and assumptions outside what is specified in the statement to come to the wrong assumptions

Question 2.

Statement: 

Everybody loves reading spiritual books.

Assumptions: 
(I)   Spiritual books are the only reading material.
(II) Not a single person loves reading any other material.

A.  Only assumption I is implicit
B.  Only assumption II is implicit
C.  Either I or II is implicit
D.  Neither I nor II is implicit
E.   Both I and II are implicit 

Answer: D
Explanation:

By reading the assumptions neither (I) nor (II) can be reasonably drawn from the given statement. Thus, correct answer will be D.

Tips and Tricks and Shortcuts-3: If there is a notice or an advertisement is placed, it will have an effect is the hidden assumption

Question 3.

Statement:
Do not do cheating in the Board Examinations – A notice.

Assumptions:
(I)   It is possible to do cheating in the board exams.
(II) Such warning will have some effect.

A.  Only assumption I is implicit
B.  Only assumption II is implicit
C.  Either I or II is implicit
D.  Neither I nor II is implicit
E.   Both I and II are implicit

Answer: E
Explanation:

If it was not possible to do cheating in the board exams, there would be no need for the notice. Hence, (I) is implicitly true. Likewise, the notice would not be placed if the warning would have no impact. Hence, (II) is also implicit. So, the correct answer is E.

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Tips and Tricks and Shortcuts for Statements and Assumptions