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31. Statement: Please do not use lift while going down - an instruction on the top floor of a five-storey building.
Assumptions:

I. While going down, the lift is unable to carry any load.
II. Provision of lift is a matter of facility and not of right.
a. Only assumption I is implicit
b. Only assumption II is implicit
c. Either I or II is implicit
d. Neither I nor II is implicit
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Answer: (b).Only assumption II is implicit

32. Statement: "I have not received telephone bills for nine months inspite of several complaints" - A telephone customer's letter to the editor of a daily
Assumptions:

I. Every customer has a right to get bills regularly from the telephone company.
II. The customer's complaints point to defect in the services which are expected to be corrected.
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
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Answer: (d).Both I and II are implicit

33. Statement: "This drink can be had either as it is, or after adding ice to it." - An advertisement.
Assumptions:

I. People differ in their preferences.
II. Some people will get attracted to the drink as it can be had as it is.
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
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Answer: (d).Both I and II are implicit

34. Statement: Government has permitted unaided colleges to increase their fees.
Assumptions:

I. Unaided colleges are in financial difficulties.
II. Aided colleges do not need to increase fees.
a. Only assumption I is implicit
b. Only assumption II is implicit
c. Either I or II is implicit
d. Neither I nor II is implicit
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Answer: (a).Only assumption I is implicit

35. Statement: Be humble even after being victorious.
Assumptions:

I. Many people are humble after being victorious.
II. Generally people are not humble.
a. Only assumption I is implicit
b. Only assumption II is implicit
c. Either I or II is implicit
d. Neither I nor II is implicit
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Answer: (b).Only assumption II is implicit