Direction (Q. 1 - 6) : In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement.
Statement: "The government has planned to unveil a new FD1 policy by the next month to attract foreign investors." — Spokesperson of the govt
Assumptions: I. The new FDI policy will be able toattract those foreign investors who are ready to invest in India but shying away themselves due to some unadaptable process of clearness.
II. Foreign investors will welcome this new policy.
Assumption I is not implicit because it goes into details which cannot be assumed. II is implicit because when you announce a policy, you generally assume that it will find favour with the target group.
Statement: "Our country has decided to give all types of supporttocountry X in itsobjectivetomake itselfpoliofree by 2012."—Health m inister of country Y
Assumptions: I. Without the support of country Y. country X will not be able to make itself poliofree.
II. Country X is not capable of making itself poliofree by 2012.
External support makes things easier. But we cannot assume that the success of a programme hinges only on this external support. Hence I is not implicit. II is not implicit because the objective would not be set if the capability did not exist in the first place.
Statement: "Our country X has decided not to provide air passage for the aeroplanes of Country Y because it was later found hatching conspiracy to bring anarchy in our country through destructive work of several militant outfits." — Spokesman of the government
Assumptions: I. The pressure mounted by this move is likely to change the overt and covert policy intentions of country Y towards country X.
II. This move is likely to attract global attention towards the evils of country Y against country X.
Statement: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has announced a sharp reduction in STD rates for both peak and non-peak hours despite knowing the fact that this move will compel it to incur a loss of Rs 3000 crore in the first six months.
Assumptions: I. Other major telecom companies may reduce their STD rates for both peak and non-peak hours.
II. Reduction in STD rates is likely to provide enormous profit in the long run.
Assumption I is not implicit because though the perceived threat of competition may be one of the reasons behind this move, we can' t say so with certainty. But II is implicit: shrewd warriors often lose the battle to win the war.
Statement: Keshav's mother instructed him to return from the city by train instead of taking the river route if flood situation became grimmer.
Assumptions: I. Keshav may not be able to decide on a proper course of action if the situation of flood turns worse.
II. Both the routes will continue to function even after the aggravated flood situation.
Statement: People living in border areas of country X have started selling their crops at low prices after the tense situation with neighbouring country Y.
Assumptions: I. The tense situation in the border area is likely to lead to a war, which may further harm their livestock.
II. The neighbouring country might succeed in forefeiting their crops if disputes erupt in the border areas.
This is a problem on two-phase coding system. In the first phase write each alternate letter-starting from P, one place forward. Now write the remaining letters one place backward. In the second phase reverse the first three letters, next five letters and the last three letters of the result gottern in the first phase. Thus