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# CEO, Global Sugars; Setting up a Beet sugar plant in civil

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CEO, Global Sugars; Setting up a Beet sugar plant in civil war-torn Kanjing province is not imprudent, despite the opposition from critics of the strategy. We opened a Beet sugar plant in Yangon presidency, amidst massive left sponsored revolution, ten years ago and that plant has been our trump card generating successful profits ever since.
Which of the following is the author of the argument above most reasonably intending the reader to conclude?
A. Wars are profitable for the author's particular business.
B. Kanjing province is a more stable nation than Yangon presidency.
C. Critics of the proposed plant in Yangon presidency are likely to be biased.
D. The proposed plant in Kanjing province will generate profits, despite war.
E. The proposed plant in Kanjing province will be more successful than in Yangon presidency.

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05 Jun 2010, 18:53
D for me
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08 Jun 2010, 12:23
1 more for D.
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10 Jul 2010, 22:17
Whats the OA?
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10 Jul 2010, 22:31
D
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11 Jul 2010, 04:06
D
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11 Jul 2010, 04:45
D.
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11 Jul 2010, 08:15
D
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11 Jul 2010, 11:55
D for me as well.
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13 Jul 2010, 04:32
D for me.

i remember a question of similar type from OG.
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02 Aug 2010, 13:23
D .......but OA ?
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02 Aug 2010, 13:23
I have seen this question somewhere remember OA to be D .........
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03 Aug 2010, 05:35
I go for D as well. Hope the OA is D too
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31 Mar 2012, 17:55
What is the OA
IMO D is d correct answer by Fact test.
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05 Jun 2012, 02:35
dont think it's a 700 level
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06 Jun 2012, 20:07
It is definitely not a 700 level question.

Despite facing revolutions in the yongan region, the plant went on to generate profits for the company. Likewise the author is confident that despite war in Kanjing province, the proposed plant would bring in profits.

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24 Jun 2012, 02:48
Straight D. For the author, the plan is not so imprudent so long as it generates profits. It's all about the bottom-line when it comes to business.

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24 Jun 2012, 20:38
Clear D, as profits is mentioned in the argument and AC also talks about profits..
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08 Jul 2012, 03:39
CEO, Global Sugars; Setting up a Beet sugar plant in civil war-torn Kanjing province is not imprudent, despite the opposition from critics of the strategy. We opened a Beet sugar plant in Yangon presidency, amidst massive left sponsored revolution, ten years ago and that plant has been our trump card generating successful profits ever since.
Which of the following is the author of the argument above most reasonably intending the reader to conclude?

This is a "Main Point" question. The correct answer choice should encapsulate the author's main point.
"Main Point" questions are a subset of "Must be True" questions
In Main point questions, even if an answer choice is "Must be True" according to the stimulus - if it fails to capture the main point, it cannot be correct.

A. Wars are profitable for the author's particular business.
The main point here is about the plant in Kanjing province.
B. Kanjing province is a more stable nation than Yangon presidency.
This is no where stated in the stimulus
C. Critics of the proposed plant in Yangon presidency are likely to be biased.
This is no where stated in the stimulus. In the stimulus, the critics have just opposed the strategy. We ave no information whether they are biasedor not
D. The proposed plant in Kanjing province will generate profits, despite war.
This is what the CEO of Global Sugars finally wants to convey , giving an analogy with the plant in Yangon presidency.
E. The proposed plant in Kanjing province will be more successful than in Yangon presidency.
This is no where stated in the stimulus
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