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Directions: The critical reasoning question is based on a short argument, a set of statements, or a plan of action. For each question, select the best answer of the choices given and explain why the chosen answer is the right fit.

Passage: A city with walls covered with writings and paintings looks like a place out of Alice in Wonderland therefore strict rules must be enforced to prohibit people from writing and painting on the walls.

Statements:

(A)A city with walls covered with writings and paintings looks undesirable.

(B)People will abide by the rules and stop painting on the walls.

(C)City looks beautiful with writings and paintings on the walls.

Question: Which of the above three statements could be assumed in the passage? 


1. Only (A)
2. Both(A) and (B)
3. Only (B)
4. Both (A) and (C)
5. Both (B) and (C)

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Both(A) and (B)

Option 2, Both (A) and (B).

The passage mentions that a city with walls covered with writings and paintings looks bizarre and strict rules must be enforced prohibiting people from painting and writing on the walls.

From what has been supplied it can be assumed that a city with walls having paintings and writings is not required therefore we intend to enforce laws so that people are discouraged from painting and writing on the walls. Therefore statement A can be assumed.

From what has been shared it can also be assumed that people will abide by the rule. It is, therefore, we expect the enforcement of the rules. Therefore, statement B can also be assumed.

But from what has been supplied it cannot be assumed that the city looks beautiful and better with walls decorated with paintings and writings. Therefore statement C cannot be assumed.

Hence, option 2  is correct.

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