Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

 It is currently 29 Jun 2016, 09:21

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# It is true of both men and women that those who marry as

Author Message
TAGS:

### Hide Tags

Senior Manager
Joined: 28 Jun 2007
Posts: 319
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 32 [0], given: 0

It is true of both men and women that those who marry as [#permalink]

### Show Tags

12 Sep 2007, 18:50
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

It is true of both men and women that those who marry as young adults live longer than those who never marry. This dose not show that marriage causes people to live longer, since, as compared with other people of the same age, young adults who are about to get married have fewer of the unhealthy habits that can cause a person to have a shorter life, most notably smoking and immoderate drinking of alcohol.

Which of the following, if true, most strengthens the argument above?

A. Marriage tends to cause people to engage less regularly in sports that involve risk of bodily harm.

B. A married person who has an unhealthy habit is more likely to give up that habit than a person with the same habit who is unmarried.

C. A person who smokes is much more likely than a nonsmoker to marry a person who smokes at the time of marriage, and the same is true for people who drink alcohol immoderately.

D. Among people who marry as young adults, most of those who give up an unhealthy habit after marriage do not resume the habit later in life.

E. Among people who as young adults neither drink alcohol immoderately nor smoke, those who never marry live as long as those who marry.

Manager
Joined: 17 Aug 2007
Posts: 77
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 0

Re: CR - Set 5, Q13 [#permalink]

### Show Tags

12 Sep 2007, 19:42
gluon wrote:
It is true of both men and women that those who marry as young adults live longer than those who never marry. This dose not show that marriage causes people to live longer, since, as compared with other people of the same age, young adults who are about to get married have fewer of the unhealthy habits that can cause a person to have a shorter life, most notably smoking and immoderate drinking of alcohol.

Which of the following, if true, most strengthens the argument above?

A. Marriage tends to cause people to engage less regularly in sports that involve risk of bodily harm.

B. A married person who has an unhealthy habit is more likely to give up that habit than a person with the same habit who is unmarried.

C. A person who smokes is much more likely than a nonsmoker to marry a person who smokes at the time of marriage, and the same is true for people who drink alcohol immoderately.

D. Among people who marry as young adults, most of those who give up an unhealthy habit after marriage do not resume the habit later in life.

E. Among people who as young adults neither drink alcohol immoderately nor smoke, those who never marry live as long as those who marry.

I think its E ?: We need to pick up a choice that strengthens the fact that not drinking alcohol and not smoking, is responsible for longer lives and marriage has nothing to do with it. Its just a coincidence.
Re: CR - Set 5, Q13   [#permalink] 12 Sep 2007, 19:42
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
It is true of both men and women that those who marry as 19 28 Jul 2010, 08:38
36 It is true of both men and women that those who marry as 18 20 Oct 2009, 11:05
It is true of both men and women that those who marry as 4 29 Nov 2007, 05:03
It is true of both men and women that those who marry as 8 10 Dec 2006, 01:40
It is true of both men and women that those who marry as 0 08 Aug 2006, 09:09
Display posts from previous: Sort by