Logical Reasoning - Statement and Assumption - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Statement and Assumption - Section 4 (Q.No. 20)
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.


20.

Statement: An advertisement: If you want to follow the footprints of an ideal leader, wear 'X' brand of shoes.

Assumptions:

  1. Most people like to become ideal leaders.
  2. One can't become ideal leader unless one wears X brand of shoes.

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:
Clearly, the advertisement mentioned here is merely a catchy slogan, and attempt has been made to touch the deep desire of the masses to draw their attention towards the product. So, only I is implicit.
Discussion:
4 comments Page 1 of 1.

Sunil chowdary said:   8 years ago
How can you justify that most of the people want to become an ideal leader without any mention in a statement by just seeing a catchy slogan? I feel that option D is apt.

Tarik said:   8 years ago
If the answer is Most than I would assume there is some data/survey done to indicate that most people want to be leaders.

None of that is specified or mentioned so I don't see how the answer is Most without clear stats from all people.

Penny said:   10 years ago
I. Is implied.

"If you want to follow the footprints of an ideal leader, wear X brand of shoes".

Well, they wouldn't advertise or even make products that majority of people wouldn't want. And besides, it said MOST people not ANYBODY.

Mitt said:   1 decade ago
Sorry, I'm new here, but does this actually involve some logical reasoning? Because as far as I know, there was nothing indicating that the advertisement contained false information. And nothing implied that anybody would wan't to be an ideal leader. Is this related to it being an advertisement?

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