87. The primary purpose of the passage is to
(A) the author evaluated the findings of a scholar... Correct!
(B) Heck no!
(C) this is too passive... The author did evaluation more than just reporting... False....
(D) the author did not reinterpret anything. False...
(E) the passage is about the assessment of a set of findings from one scholar... False.
88. According to the passage, Duverger's study was
unique in 1955 in that it
"In 1955 Maurice Duverger published The
Political Role of Women, the first behavioralist,
multinational comparison of women’s electoral
participation ever to use election data and survey
(A) included both election data and survey data
89. Which of the following characteristics of a country is
most clearly an example of a factor that Duverger, as
described in the passage, failed to consider in his study?
Three things he failed to consider: political regime, economic factors, ramifications in relationship between men and women...
(D) A one-party government - Political regime.. Correct!
90. The author implies that Duverger’s actual findings are
The author did not say that the study of four countries is limited or led to in accuracy. Hence, A and B are incorrect.
(C) out-of-date in that they are inapplicable in the four countries today
C is correct. He says the approach is more durable than the findings. Durability means enduring through time.
(D) flawed because they are based on unsound data
Why is D wrong? The data considered by the scholar was found by the author to be first with its combo of survey data and election data. That's positive. But it just failed to consider other factors. The data used is not necessarily unsound. It was just insufficient.
(E) biased by Duverger’s political beliefs
E was not mentioned anywhere.
9l. The passage implies that, in comparing four European
countries, Ouverger found that the voting rates of
women and men were most different in the country in
I got this wrong.
92. The author implies that some behavioralist research
involving the multinational study of women's political
participation that followed Ouverger's study did which
of the following?
Foreshadow implies it was like a model for its successors...
Hence, A is wrong.
Since, it was foreshadowed by Duverger then it would not be based on data it failed to consider. Hence, D and E are out.
C is not mentioned anywhere.
(B) Suffered from faults similar to those in
B is correct.
Impossible is nothing to God.