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Bus company president: A city councilman has stated his [#permalink] New post 27 Jul 2008, 21:42
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Bus company president: A city councilman has stated his objection to the claim that the city buses are dangerous. This is clearly untrue. None of the new buses in use has ever been crashed or even had a serious malfunction.
City councilman: The problem with the new buses is not that they malfunction, but that they are so flamboyantly painted that other drivers on the road are distracted and this may cause accidents.

The councilman responds to the bus company president by doing which of the following?

(A) Characterizing the bus company president’s assertion as stemming from subjective interest rather than from objective evaluation of the facts
(B) Drawing attention to the fact that the bus company president’s interpretation of the word “dangerous” is too narrow
(C) Invoking evidence that the bus company president has explicitly dismissed as irrelevant the point at issue
(D) Citing statistical evidence that refutes the bus company president’s claim
(E) Casting doubt on the extent of the bus company president’s knowledge of the number of recent traffic accidents
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Re: CR: BUS ACCIDENTS [#permalink] New post 27 Jul 2008, 22:02
B it is.
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Re: CR: BUS ACCIDENTS [#permalink] New post 27 Jul 2008, 22:13
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Re: CR: BUS ACCIDENTS [#permalink] New post 28 Jul 2008, 01:41
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Re: CR: BUS ACCIDENTS [#permalink] New post 28 Jul 2008, 04:13
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Re: CR: BUS ACCIDENTS [#permalink] New post 28 Jul 2008, 09:51
Another B.

Seems like everyone has picked B on this one = Great minds think alike:)
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Re: CR: BUS ACCIDENTS [#permalink] New post 28 Jul 2008, 09:55
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Bus company president:A city councilman has stated his objection to the claim that the city buses are dangerous.This is clearly untrue.None of hte new buses in use has ever been crashed or even had a serious malfunction.

city councilman: The problem with the new buses is not that they malfunction, but
that they are so flamboyantly painted that other drivers on the road are distracted and this may cause accidents.
The councilman responds to the bus company president by doing which of the
following?
(A) Characterizing the bus company president’s assertion as stemming from
subjective interest rather than from objective evaluation of the facts
(B) Drawing attention to the fact that the bus company president’s interpretation of
the word “dangerous” is too narrow
(C) Invoking evidence that the bus company president has explicitly dismissed as
irrelevant the point at issue
(D) Citing statistical evidence that refutes the bus company president’s claim
(E) Casting doubt on the extent of the bus company president’s knowledge of the number of recent traffic accidents


IMO B,

Bus company president thinks dangerous means only "crashed or a serious malfunction"
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Re: CR: BUS ACCIDENTS [#permalink] New post 29 Jul 2008, 04:34
What is the OA?
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Re: CR: BUS ACCIDENTS [#permalink] New post 29 Jul 2008, 09:19
OA is B
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Re: CR: BUS ACCIDENTS [#permalink] New post 29 Jul 2008, 09:58
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Re: CR: BUS ACCIDENTS [#permalink] New post 07 Sep 2010, 06:45
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Re: CR: BUS ACCIDENTS [#permalink] New post 07 Sep 2010, 06:49
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"Stated his objection to the claim that the city buses are dangerous" what does this statement mean? The cityman objected to the claim that the buses are dangerous? Should it not be that he was objection to the claim that they were safe? If you object to the claim that the bus was dangerous, you are saying the bus is safe...

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Re: CR: BUS ACCIDENTS [#permalink] New post 07 Sep 2010, 07:17
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Re: CR: BUS ACCIDENTS [#permalink] New post 07 Sep 2010, 08:57
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(A) Characterizing the bus company president’s assertion as stemming from subjective interest rather than from objective evaluation of the facts - Actually the president is objective.
(B) Drawing attention to the fact that the bus company president’s interpretation of the word “dangerous” is too narrow - This is the argument.
(C) Invoking evidence that the bus company president has explicitly dismissed as irrelevant the point at issue - Company president never explicitly dismissed the color issue.
(D) Citing statistical evidence that refutes the bus company president’s claim - No statistical evidence is cited.
(E) Casting doubt on the extent of the bus company president’s knowledge of the number of recent traffic accidents - councilman says accidents MAY happen. So the recent traffic accidents and the related number is irrelevant.
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Re: CR: BUS ACCIDENTS [#permalink] New post 07 Sep 2010, 09:14
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"Stated his objection to the claim that the city buses are dangerous" what does this statement mean? The cityman objected to the claim that the buses are dangerous? Should it not be that he was objection to the claim that they were safe? If you object to the claim that the bus was dangerous, you are saying the bus is safe...

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I thought the same ......... the claim is that the buses are unsafe .......... objection to the claim - buses are safe !

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Re: CR: BUS ACCIDENTS [#permalink] New post 07 Sep 2010, 19:13
Bus company president: A city councilman has stated his objection to the claim that the city buses are dangerous. This is clearly untrue.

This is a statement by the bus company president. And he is saying that the what city councilman said about buses being dangerous is untrue.

I agree its slightly confusing.

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Re: CR: BUS ACCIDENTS [#permalink] New post 07 Sep 2010, 20:09
for Me Ans B ,as the councilman agree with Bus company president and same time he draw attention of Bus company president toward colour off buses

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Re: CR: BUS ACCIDENTS [#permalink] New post 07 Sep 2010, 21:43
adishail wrote:
mainhoon wrote:
"Stated his objection to the claim that the city buses are dangerous" what does this statement mean? The cityman objected to the claim that the buses are dangerous? Should it not be that he was objection to the claim that they were safe? If you object to the claim that the bus was dangerous, you are saying the bus is safe...

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I thought the same ......... the claim is that the buses are unsafe .......... objection to the claim - buses are safe !



I agree...the wording's incorrect here...although dismissed that thought as soon as i read the councilman's version...
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Re: CR: BUS ACCIDENTS [#permalink] New post 07 Sep 2010, 23:59
B it is....

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Re: CR: BUS ACCIDENTS [#permalink] New post 08 Sep 2010, 02:21
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