Directions (Q.1-5): Below is given a passage followed by several possible inferences which can be drawn from the facts stated in the passage. You have to examine each inference separately in the context of the passage and decide upon its degree of truth or falsity.
(a) If the inference is “definitely true” ie it properly follows from the statement of facts given
(b) If the inference is “probably true” though not “definitely true” in the light of the facts given
(c) If the data are inadequate ie, from the facts given you cannot say whether the inference is likely to be true or false.
(d) If the inference is “probably false” though not “definitely false” in the light of the facts given.
(e) If the inference is “definitely false”, ie it cannot possibly be drawn from the facts given or it contradicts the given facts.
(Note: Each of the five questions has only one distinct answer, ie no two questions can have the same answer. If you get same answer for more than one question, consider both again and decide which one of the two would more definitely be that answer and same way review the other also.)
The first time I saw The Wizard of Oz, the story bewitched me. The second time I saw The Wizard of Oz, the special effects amazed me. The third time I saw The Wizard of Oz, the photography dazzled me. Have you ever seen a movie twice, three times? You notice subtleties and hear sounds you, completely missed the first time around.
It’s the same on the phone. Because your business conversations are more consequential than movies, you should listen to them two, maybe three times, Often, we have no clear idea of what really happened in our phone conversation until we hear it again. You’ll find shadings more significant than the colourof Toto’s collar-and more scarecrows than you imagined who ‘haven’t got a brain!’
How do you listen to your important business conversations again? Simply legally and ethically tape-record them. I call the technique of recording and analyzing your business conversations for subtleties Instant Replay.
Q1. The movie ‘The Wizard of Oz’ will help improve business conversation.
Q2. For most, if they watch a movie more than once, different aspects in different order, like special effects, photography, story, music etc. would impress in a better way
Q3. The tips are given for understanding business conversation.
Q4. The advice is being given to the sales team.
Q5. The author watches most movies more than twice.
Directions (Q.6-10): 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 in implicit in the statement.
(a) If only Assumption I is implicit
(b) If only Assumption II is implicit
(c) If either Assumption I or Assumption II is implicit
(d) If neither Assumption I nor Assumption II is implicit
(e) If both Assumptions I and II are implicit
Q6. Statement:Banks should always check financial status before lending money to a client.
I. Checking before lending would give a true picture of the client’s financial status.
II. Clients sometimes may not present the correct picture of their ability to repay loan amount to the bank.
Q7. Statement: The government has decided to run all commercial vehicles on bio-fuels in order to save the depleting fossil fuel reserves.
I. It is possible to switch over from fossil fuels to bio fuels for vehicles.
II. Sufficient amount of bio-fuel can be produced in the country to run all commercial vehicles.
Q8. Statement: To save the environment enforce total ban on illegal mining throughout the country.
I. Mining which is done legally does not cause any harm to the environment.
II. Mining is one of the factors responsible for environmental degradation.
Q9. Statement: Give adequate job-related training to the employees before assigning them full-fledged work.
I. Training helps in boosting the performance of employees.
II.Employees have no skill sets before training is provided to them.
Q10. Statement: Take a ferry or a boat instead of a bus to reach the Kravi islands faster.
I. The islands being in remote location are not easily accessible.
II. Ferries and boats are available to travel to Kravi islands.