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Do we need as much information to know if we can can answer a question as we need to actually answer the question?

I am reading The Book of Why: The New Science of Cause and Effect by Judea Pearl, and in page 12 I see the following diagram. The box on the right side of box 5 "Can the query be answered?" ...