Almost all of above posts support A...quite surprising!!
A tells: A is doing a X work , clearly A works more than B-> assumption X is most challenging work.
I am not able to digest it....
rather I assume that B does hardly do this kind of work.
my take is E.
please help me to clear cobwebs from my mind....
For assumption question, you need to extract the conclusion. The assumption is an unstated premise that helps the conclusion hold. There are two types of assumption: defender and supporter. If you're interested, read Power Score CR bible
. it really helps.Analyze the question.
Premise: council members in small towns are intimately acquainted with the public they serve
Conclusion: their job are more difficult than those of city council members in large cities.
Because there's a gap between conclusion and premise, the assumption must be supporter that can link the conclusion and the premise and make the conclusion hold. Structure here is: X are acquainted with public, so X's job is more difficult than Y's. There is a gap between "acquainted" and "difficult". Why "acquainted with public" is more difficult? Because in order to acquaint with public, city council member must work directly with them. It also means council members in large cities do NOT have to work directly with public. Please see "why E is wrong" below, you will see how pivotal this assumption is.
A says: Working directly
with members of the public is the one of the most challenging aspects of serving on a city council - CORRECT.Why E is wrong.
E says: City council members in large cities rarely
engage the public directly. What does it mean? It means city council members in large cities also have to work directly with public, but not so often as council members in small towns do.
More clearly, it means the difficult level of job
between council member in small towns and council member in large cities is THE SAME
, because they do the same tasks. The only difference is HOW OFTEN they work directly with public
. Hence, we cannot say which job is more difficult, we can only conclude who work directly with public more often than other.
I hope my answer could help you a little bit.
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