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Statement and Assumptions

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Statement: “Private property, trespassers will be prosecuted”- A notice on a plot of land.

Assumptions:

I. The passerby may read the notice and may not trespass.

II. The people are scared of prosecution.



A If only assumption I is implicit

B If only assumption II is implicit;

C If either I or II is implicit;

D If neither I nor II is implicit

E If both I and II are implicit.

Ans. E

(i) VALID: Desired outcome. At the time of putting up the notice, the author must have assumed people would read it and desired that people may not trespass.

(ii) VALID: Root Cause. The author cautioned the people about the prosecution by assuming that people will be scared of it.

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