Logical Reasoning - Statement and Assumption - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Statement and Assumption - Section 1 (Q.No. 3)
Directions to Solve

In 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.

3.

Statement: "In order to bring punctuality in our office, we must provide conveyance allowance to our employees." - In charge of a company tells Personnel Manager.

Assumptions:

1. Conveyance allowance will not help in bringing punctuality.
2. Discipline and reward should always go hand in hand.

Only assumption I is implicit
Only assumption II is implicit
Either I or II is implicit
Neither I nor II is implicit
Both I and II are implicit
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Assumption I goes against the statement. So, it is not implicit. The allowance will serve as a reward to the employees and shall provoke them to come on time. So, II is implicit.
Discussion:
25 comments Page 3 of 3.

Harshal said:   1 decade ago
I agree with @Ravindra the statement 2 is too strong cannot be said to be implicit.

Napoleon said:   1 decade ago
It may or may not bring punctuality so Option 2 alone is implicit.

Shreevatsa said:   8 years ago
Can you explain how statement 2 is implicit?

Uha pralaya said:   6 months ago
I think option D is the right answer.
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Chitralekha borah said:   1 decade ago
Kindly,explain some other examples.

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