Logical Reasoning - Logical Problems - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Logical Problems - Type 5 (Q.No. 4)
Directions to Solve
Read the question carefully and choose the correct answer.

4.
Four people witnessed a mugging. Each gave a different description of the mugger. Which description is probably right?
He was average height, thin, and middle-aged.
He was tall, thin, and middle-aged.
He was tall, thin, and young.
He was tall, of average weight, and middle-aged.
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Tall, thin, and middle-aged are the elements of the description repeated most often and are therefore the most likely to be accurate.
Discussion:
5 comments Page 1 of 1.

Palash said:   2 years ago
I think all the answers can be correct as it totally depends on narrator, how he narrates the mugger.
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Slazzy said:   9 years ago
@Nirveek.

We can not apply our opinions but we must think over the answer. As stated in the question A, B, C and D are the four witnesses. Since tall, thin and middle-aged is most commonly the description given by the 4, we must assume that B is intact correct.

Nirveek Kumar Sahoo said:   10 years ago
Why not option C ?

I think young will be more appropriate than middle-aged.

Arpan said:   1 decade ago
Maybe he was one of the witness and gave out these elements to the concerned officer.
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Tulasi said:   1 decade ago
How do you saying tall, thin, middle-aged are the elements?

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