E defending a controversial point of view answer q26

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E. defending a controversial point of view answer: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q26 According to the passage, compared with women in eighteenth-century Connecticut, men were A. more likely to rely on credit and go into debt B. more likely to pursue their families’ debtors C. more likely to participate in economic trans- actions outside their own communities D. less likely to perform economic services in their own communities. E. less likely to participate in civil cases that were not debt-related. Answer: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q27 The passage suggests that which of the following best compares the economic concerns of women with those of men toward the close of the eighteenth Century in colonial Connecticut? (A)Both men and women had more economic responsibilities at the end of the century than they had had at the beginning of the
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century. (B) Women’s economic activities had become less varied by the end of the century; men’s economic activities had become more varied. (C) Women’s economic activities at the end of the century were similar to their activities at the beginning; men’s economic activities changed considerably. (D) Women’s economic concerns at the end of the century were primarily familial; men’s economic concerns were primarily political. (E) Women’s economic concerns at the end of the century were primarily personal; men’s economic needs were primarily familial. Answer: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q28 Traffic safety officials predict that drivers will be equally likely to exceed the proposed speed limit as the current one. A. equally likely to exceed the proposed speed limit as B. equally likely to exceed the proposed speed limit as they are C. equally likely that they will exceed the proposed speed limit as D. as likely that they will exceed the proposed speed limit as E. as likely to exceed the proposed speed limit as they are. Answer: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q29 Educational Theorist: Recent editorials have called for limits on the amount of homework assigned to children. They point out that free-time activities play an important role in childhood development and that large amounts of homework reduce children’s free time, hindering their development. But the average homework time for a ten year old, for example, is little more than 30 minutes per night. Clearly, therefore, there is no need to impose the limits these editorials are calling for. Which of the following is an assumption on which the educational theorist’s argument relies?
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A. The free-time activities that ten year olds engage in most are all approximately equally effective at fostering development B. Regularly doing homework assignments improves children’s academic performance. C. Individual teachers are not the best judges of how much homework to assign the children they teach D. In most schools, if not all, the homework assignments given are of a length that does not diverge widely from the average.
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