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Q28: Wind farms, which generate electricity using arrays of thousands of wind-powered turbines, require vast expanses of open land. County X and County Y have similar terrain, but the population density of County X is significantly higher than that of County Y. Therefore, a wind farm proposed for one of the two counties should be built in County Y rather than in County X. Which of the following, if true, most seriously weakens the planner’s argument? A. County X and County Y are adjacent to each other, and both are located in the windiest area of the state. B. The total population of County Y is substantially greater than that of County X. C. Some of the electricity generated by wind farms in County Y would be purchased by users outside the county. D. Wind farms require more land per unit of electricity generated than does any other type of electrical-generation facility. E. Nearly all of County X’s population is concentrated in a small part of the county, while County Y’s population is spread evenly throughout the country. Answer: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Q29: Over the past five years, the price gap between name-brand cereals and less expensive store-brand cereals has become so wide that consumers have been switching increasingly to store brands despite the name brands’ reputation for better quality. To attract these consumers back, several manufacturers of name-brand cereals plan to narrow the price gap between their cereals and store brands to less than what it was five years ago. Which of the following, if true, most seriously calls into question the likelihood that the manufacturers’ plan will succeed in attracting back a large percentage of consumers who have switched to store brands? 29
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