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Unformatted text preview: Which of the following is an assumption on which the argument depends? A. The number of television assemblers in Vernland has increased by at least as much as the number of television assemblers in Borodia has decreased. B. Televisions assembled in Vernland have features that televisions assembled in Borodia do not have. C. The average number of hours it takes a Borodian television assembler to assemble a television has not decreased significantly during the past three years. 8 D. The number of televisions assembled annually in Vernland has increased significantly during the past three years. E. The difference between the hourly wage of television assemblers in Vernland and the hourly wage of television assemblers in Borodia is likely to decrease in the next few years. Answer: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Q15: The city of Workney, in raising bus fares from $1.00 to $1.25, proposed that 18 fare tokens be sold for $20.00 to alleviate the extra burden of the fare increase on the city’s low-income residents. Critics suggested alternatively that 9 fare tokens be sold for $10.00, because a $20.00 outlay would be prohibitive for low-income riders. The alternative proposal depends on which of the following assumptions? A. Low-income residents of Workney will continue to ride the buses in the same numbers despite the fare increase. B. Low-income riders would be more likely to take advantage of the savings afforded by the 9-token offer than would other riders. C. The outlay of $10.00 for the purchase of 9 fare tokens would not be prohibitive for low-income bus riders. D. The proposed fare increase is needed for the purchase of new buses for the city’s bus system. E. Buses provide the only means of public transportation in the city of Workney. Answer: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Q16: Prospecting for gold during the California gold rush was a relatively easy task, because of erosion, prehistoric glacier movement, and ancient, gold-bearing riverbeds thrust to the surface by volcanic activity put gold literally within reach for anybody with a pan or shovel. A. because of erosion, prehistoric glacier movement, and ancient, gold-bearing riverbeds thrust to the surface by volcanic activity put gold literally within reach for B. because of erosion, prehistoric glacier movement, and volcanic activity that thrust ancient, gold-bearing riverbeds to the surface, and putting gold literally within reach of C. owing to erosion, prehistoric glacier movement, and volcanic activity that had thrust ancient, gold-bearing riverbeds to the surface, and putting gold literally within reach of D. since erosion, prehistoric glacier movement, and volcanic activity that thrust ancient, gold-bearing riverbeds to the surface, putting gold literally within reach for E. since erosion, prehistoric glacier movement, and ancient, gold-bearing riverbeds thrust to the surface by volcanic activity put gold literally within reach of 9 Answer:...
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