Admission test for the degree course in medicine and surgery 2011-2012

Test ministeriali 2011-2012 in lingua inglese per l’accesso alla facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia 2012-2013

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There is a higher than average risk of death or injury to young drivers and their passengers. In 2007, 32 per cent of car driver deaths and 40 per cent of car passenger deaths were people aged between 17 and 24. Young male drivers were much more likely to be killed or seriously injured than young female drivers. So in order to reduce the number of road accidents and the numbers of people killed or injured, young people should not be allowed to drive until they reach the age of 24. Which one of the following is an assumption on which this argument depends?