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Study the following examples.

            Direction (1 - 4): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions

In a certain society, there are two marriage groups, red and brown. No marriage is permitted within a group. On marriage, males become part of their wives groups; women remain in their own group. Children belong to the same group as their parents. Widowers and divorced males revert to the group of their birth. Marriage to more than one person at the same time and marriage to a direct descendant are forbidden.


1.            A brown female could have had

            I.  A grandfather born red

            II. A grandmother born red

            III. Two grandfathers born brown

            (a) I only                       (b) III only    

            (c) I, II and III                (d) I and II only

            (e) None of these


2.            A male born into the brown group may have

            (a) An uncle in either group          

            (b) A brown daughter

            (c) A brown son                   

            (d) A son-in-law born in red group

            (e) None of these


3.            Which of the following is not permitted under the rules as stated.

            (a) A brown male marrying his father's sister

            (b) A red female marrying her mother's brother

            (c) A widower marrying his wife's sister

            (d) A widow marrying her divorced daughter's ex-husband

            (e) None of these


4.            If widowers and divorced males retained their group they had upon marrying which of the following would be permissible (assume that no previous marriage occurred)?

            (a) A woman marrying her dead sister s husband

            (b) A woman marrying her divorced daughter's ex-husband

            (c) A widower marrying his brother's daughter

                        (d) A woman marrying her mother?s brother who is a widower

            (e) None of these


Direction (5 - 7): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow.


(1) The microbe A causes the contagious disease A.                  

(2) The first symptoms appear after a period of two days since the microbe. A enters the body

(3) The microbe A is found m some flies and bees.

(4) A fly bit Jack on Monday February 6,

(5) I Nick worked with Jack the next day Tuesday February 7. There were no other possibilities of exposure to Disease A.


5.            In case Jack showed symptoms of Disease A. which of the following statements would be true?

I. Jack contracted the Disease A from Nick.

II. Jack first noticed symptoms of Disease A on February 8.

III. The fly that Jack was bitten by was not a carrier of the microbe A.

            (a) I only                       (b) II only

            (c) III only                      (d) I and II only

(e) None of these  


6.            In case Nick displayed symptoms of the disease A, which among the following would be true?

            (a) I only                       (b) II only     

            (c) III only                      (d) II and III only

            (e) None of these


7.            In case Jack displayed symptoms of Disease A, which would be true?

I. Jack was also bitten by a fly on February 5.

II. Jack was bitten by a mosquito which carried the microbe A.

III. Nick contracted Disease A from Jack.

            (a) I only                       (b) II only

            (c) III only                      (d) I and II only

            (e) None of these




1.      D

2.      A

3.      B

4.      D

5.      B

6.      D

7.      D.


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