Statement: The government has decided to disinvest large chunk of its equity in select public sector undertakings for a better fiscal management. Assumptions: I. The amount generated out of the disinvestment process may reduce substantially the mounting fiscal deficits. II. There will be enough demand in the market for the shares of these undertakings.
Statement: The civic authority has advised the residents in the area to use mosquito repellents or sleep inside nets as large number of people are suffering from malaria. Assumptions: I. Local residents have enough money to arrange for the repellents or nets. II. People may ignore and continue to get mosquito bites as they have other pressing needs.
Statement: Many historians have done more harm than good by distorting truth. Assumptions: I. People believe what is reported by the historians. II. Historians are seldom expected to depict the truth.
Statement: The X - Arilines has decided to increase the passenger fare by 15 percent with immediate effect. Assumptions: I. The demand for seats of X-Airlines may remain unchanged even after the hike of fare. II. Other airline companies may also hike the passenger fares.
Statement: Cases of food poisoning due to consumption of liquor are increasing in rural areas. Assumptions: I. Percentage of people consuming liquor is more in rural areas. II. There are many unauthorized spurious liquor shops in the rural areas.
Statement: The company has the right to reject any application from without furnishing any reason while sorting the list of candidates for interview A condition mentioned in the employment notice. Assumptions: I. It is desirable to call only eligible candidates for interview. II. The company believes in following impartial practice in all its functions,
Statement: Safety and health practices in many Indian companies are well below the international standards. Assumptions: I. International standards of health and safety are ideal and unrealistic, II. Indian organizations do not consider safety and health management as their prime social responsibility.
Statement: The regulatory authority has set up a review committee to find out the reasons for unstable stock prices. Assumptions: I. The investors may regain confidence in stock market by this decision. II. The review committee has the expertise to find out the causes for volatility in the stock market.
'But out of A, B, C and D products, you buy B which alone is based on the international technology.' A shopkeeper tells a customer.
I. The customers normally accept the recommendation of the shopkeeper.
II. Use of international technology is supposed to ensure better quality standards.
'Smoking is injurious to health'. A warning printed on the cigarette packets.
I. People read printed matter on a cigarette packet.
II. People take careful note of a warning.
III. Non-smoking promotes health.
'Buy pure and natural honey of company X.' - An advertisement in a newspaper
I. Artificial honey can be prepared.
II. People do not mind paying more for pure and natural honey.
III. No other company supplies pure honey.
Statement: The employees? association has appealed to the Managers of Company Z to introduce written examinations for clerical cadre recruitment to prevent selection of incompetent persons. Assumptions: I. So far the Company Z used to select candidates without conducting written examination. II. A written examination can help to identify competent persons. III. At higher level, written examination may not be of much use.
Statement: In spite of the heavy rains the traffic has not been disrupted this year Assumptions: I. The traffic is disrupted in rainy seasons only. II. Rains do not affect traffic movement. III. Adequate precautions were taken for traffic management during rainy season.
Use 'X' brand shoes. These are durable and available in all sizes. - An advertisement in the newspaper A.
I. Normally people like durable shoes.
II. Very few people read advertisement in a newspaper
III. Very few people read the newspaper A.
Statement: Keeping in view the financial constraints, the management institution has decided to charge at the time of providing employment in various organisations, a placement fee of Rs. 25000 from the organisations in which the student will be provided the employment, Assumptions: I. It will help in increasing the demand of the students belonging to the management institution. II. The amount collected in this way will be purposeful. III. It may be possible that the organisation providing employment may select less number of students in future.
Statement: Bombay people were spellbound, mesmerized and got mad when they saw the famous pop-singer Michael Jackson-s hi-tech pulsating mega - watt performance. Assumptions: I. When a show is accompanied with latest technology, it has a magic?s effect. II. Bombay people were never impressed with performances by Indian musicians. III. Michael Jackson is a super singer.
Statement: The civic authority has decided that all the factories located inside the city limits be shifted outside to reduce the level of environmental pollution in the city. Assumptions: I. The pollution level in the city in future may reduce after these factories are shifted outside the city limit. II. Enough usable land is available outside the city limit for these factories. III. Many of these factories may shift to some other smaller towns to remain profitable.
Statement: A state Government suspended two additional district judges. Assumptions: I. They were negligent in discharging duties. II. There was a charge of misconduct against them. III. The Government officials were biased against them.
Statement: The Government of India has set up one-stop facilitation counters manned by trained staff for attending to various needs of the foreign tourists at all the international airports. Assumptions: I. There is adequate trained staff available to manage these counters in shifts. II. The services provided by these counters will help boosting inflow of foreign tourists. III. Majority of the foreign tourists need variety of services when they reach India.
'We do not want you to see our product on newspaper, visit our shop to get a full view.' An advertisement.
I. People generally decide to purchase any product after seeing the name in the advertisement.
II. Uncommon appeal may attract the customers.
III. People may come to see the product.
Statement: India?s economic growth has come at a terrible price of increased industrial and vehicular pollution. Assumptions: I. Pollution is a part of industrial society. II. Indian economic growth is based on only industrial growth. III. A country desires economic growth with manageable side effects.
"Use Riya cold cream for fair complex"- An advertisement .
I. People like use cream for fair complex.
II. People are easily fooled.
III. People respond to advertisement
'Seven labour and industrial court in this state have no proper premises. Vacancies of judges and stenos are kept pending.' A statement of a retired judge of state X.
I. Adequate number of staff and judge helps in the smooth function of the industrial and labour court.
II. The state is not bothered about the condition of the labour industrial courts.
III. Physical facilities of an office helps in increasing efficiency of its employees.
'The simplest and the most cost-effective to upgrade your home Exchange your old furniture and get 25% to 33% off on the new furniture.' An advertisement of a furniture company.
I. Now a days, there is no demand for furniture products unless some attractive scheme is offered.
II. Some customers always desire to have best quality and do not bother either for cost5 or for convenience.
III. Some customers want to keep their home up-to-date with reasonable cost and with less hassles.
Statement: There is big boom in drug business and a number of jhuggi ? jhopari dwellers in Delhi can be seen pedaling with small pouches of smack and brown sugar. Assumptions: I. Drug addiction is increasing in the country, specially in the capital. II. All the big dons involved in the smuggling of drugs live in jhuggi ? jhopari areas. III. Most of the jhuggi - jhopari dwellers would do anything for money.
Statement: The Central Government has directed the State Governments to reduce government expenditure in view of the serious resource crunch and it may not be able to sanction any additional grant to the states for the next six months. Assumptions: I. The state Government are totally dependent on Central Government for its expenditures. II. The Central Government has reviewed the expenditure account of the State Government. III. The State Government will abide by the directive.
Statement: The address of the Principal to the students, ?Dear students, if you want a healthy mind, listen to music,? Assumptions: I. Normally students like to follow good advice. II. It is desirable to develop a healthy mind. III. It is the duty of the Principal to advise the students.
Statement: An advertisement of Bank X- ?Want to open a bank account Just dial our ?home service? and we will come at your doorsteps,? Assumptions: I. Bank X makes available service at the doorstep of the customer II. People may choose Bank X for their financial transactions. III. Now a days banking has become very competitive.
Statement: The company has recently announced a series of incentives to the employees who are punctual and sincere. Assumptions: I. Those who are not punctual at present may get motivated by the announcement. II. The productivity of the company may increase. III. The profit earned by the company may be more than the amount to be spent for their incentive programmes.
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