Statements: a Good Book, Even If Costly, is Sold Assumption: I. Some Books Are Better than Others. Ii. Most of the Books Are Costly. Choose the Correct Option: - Logical Reasoning


In the following question, a given statement is followed by two assumptions 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.
Statements: A good book, even if costly, is sold
I. Some books are better than others.
II. Most of the books are costly.
Choose the correct option:


  • If only assumption I is implicit;

  • If only assumption II is implicit;

  • If neither I nor II is implicit; and

  • If both I and II are implicit.



If only assumption I is implicit;
“A good book, even if costly, is sold” means that there are books which are cheaper and books which are not that good. Hence assumption I is implicit. But most of the books are costly is not implicit.

Concept: Statement and Assumption (Entrance Exam)
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