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Question 137

Directions: Read the following short passages and choose the best answers to the questions that follow each passage.

Several coaching centres have recently switched at least partially from study material written by hand on printer paper from study material written on a computer and sent electronically with no use of paper at all. Therefore, less printer paper will be used as a result of these changes than would have been used if these coaching centres had continued to use handwritten study materials.

Which of the following, if true, most strengthens the argument above?

A. The amount of printer paper needed to explain the electronic study material is less than the amount that would have been used for handwritten material.

B. Coaching centres that used more printer paper were more likely to switch to electronic materials than centres that used less printer paper.

C. Some of the Institutes that have switched at least partially to electronic study material still primarily used printer paper for other operations.

D. More printer paper was used to create manuals for the use of electronic study materials than was used to write handwritten materials.

Question 138

Directions: Read the following short passages and choose the best answers to the questions that follow each passage.

In visual media, it՚s possible to induce viewers to project their feelings onto characters on the screen. In one study, a camera shot of a girl՚s face was preceded by images of a still river. The audience thought the girl՚s face registered contentment. When the same girl՚s face was preceded by images of a mighty and violent tsunami wave, the audience thought the girl՚s face registered fear. Media news teams must be careful to avoid such manipulation of their viewers.

Which of the following is best supported by the information in the passage?

A. The technique for manipulating audiences described in the passage would also work in an audio program that played dramatic music.

B. Audiences should strive to be less gullible.

C. Images of a still river engendered feelings of happiness in the audiences.

D. The expression on the woman՚s face was, in actuality, blank.

Question 139

Directions: Read the following short passages and choose the best answers to the questions that follow each passage.

Although measuring the productivity of outsourced workers is a complex endeavor. Company X, which relies heavily on outsourced workers, must find ways to assess the performance of these workers. The risks to a company that does not review the productivity of its human resources are simply too great. Last year, Company Y was forced into receivership after its productivity declined for three consecutive quarters.

The clauses in the italics in the above paragraph, play which of the following roles in the argument above?

A. The first clause in italics express a position, and the second warns against the adoption of that position.

B. The first clause in italics represents the author՚s conclusion, and the second supports the conclusion with an analogy.

C. The first clause in italics states the author՚s premises, and the second states the author՚s conclusion.

D. The first clause in italics provides background information, and the second offers evidence to contradict that information.

Question 140

Directions: Read the following short passages and choose the best answers to the questions that follow each passage.

A telephonic poll conducted in two states asked respondents whether they get adequate water during summers. Ninety-nine percent of respondents said their houses were having running water through-out the day. The pollsters published their findings, concluding that ninety-nine percent of all homes in India have adequate water for use.

Which of the following most accurately describes a questionable technique employed by the pollsters in drawing their conclusions?

A. The pollsters conducted the poll by telephone, thereby relying on the veracity of respondents.

B. The pollsters never defined the term “adequate” in terms of a specific quantity of water.

C. The pollsters didn՚t visit respondent՚s houses in person, so no measure of adequacy of water during summers in a subject՚s house was actually made.

D. The poll assumes conditions in the two states are representative of the entire country.

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