10th December, 2016 (CSAT)


Directions (Q. 1) : In the following question a statement is given followed by two assumptions numbered I and II consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions implicit.

1. Statement: “I would like to study the impact of pay revision on job satisfaction of employees”, – A tells B


I. Job satisfaction can be measured.

II. A has necessary competence to undertake such study.

Give answer:

(a) Only assumption I is implicit

(b) Only assumption II is implicit.

(c) Either I or II is implicit

(d) Both I and II are implicit


2. The Bank of England’s move to auction 25 metric tons of gold drew plenty of bidders looking for a bargain, but was critised by major gold producers worldwide. The best conclusion from this statement is that—

(a) The Bank of England should not auction gold which is possesses to keep steady international prices of gold.

(b) Bidders should quote higher gold prices to retain present value of gold in the international markets.

(c) Both follows

(d) None follows

Tomorrow: Next questions for practice

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post

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