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11 May 2010, 21:36
easy one Ans:E
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11 May 2010, 22:32
Definitely option E
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19 May 2010, 05:00
E must be the winner
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20 May 2010, 05:01
E and only E
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13 May 2011, 06:03
Simple 30second CR. E.
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13 May 2011, 06:13
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13 May 2011, 06:22
Between B and E, B touches the tip however E explains a strong reason behind getting the smoke hoods.

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13 May 2011, 08:20
E. I wish all questions were like this one!
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13 May 2011, 10:59
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13 May 2011, 11:09
Fairly easy one
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13 May 2011, 20:01
E.
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13 May 2011, 21:20
what is the reason for stating ..be careful ? i think E is clear and simple , took me 1:04 min to get to E. and almost everyone got this right.
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18 May 2011, 01:33
E is the winner as it strengthens the statement

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30 May 2011, 20:03
(A) Test evacuations showed that putting on the smoke hoods added considerably to the overall time it took passengers to leave the cabin. - This weakens the argument as it makes them less safe.
(B) Some airlines are willing to buy the smoke hoods even though they consider them to be prohibitively expensive. - Out of scope (and neither strengthens or weakens)
(C) Although the smoke hoods protect passengers from the toxic gases, they can do nothing to prevent the gases from igniting. -The argument is about inhaling toxic fumes not preventing fires and the hoods presumably would prevent inhalation so the act of combustion is out of scope for their directed purpose.
(D) Some experienced flyers fail to pay attention to the safety instructions given on every commercial flight before takeoff. -Out of scope
(E) In many airplane accidents, passengers who were able to reach emergency exits were overcome by toxic gases before they could exit the ariplane. -The only strengthener that clearly prevents smoke inhalation.

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17 May 2012, 04:30
ashkanator wrote:

can you also please explain how you arrived at A?
wasn't E straightforward?
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28 Aug 2012, 22:00
I found nice discussion on this question at
passengers-must-exit-airplanes-swiftly-after-accidents-78391.html
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29 Aug 2012, 22:55
(A) Test evacuations showed that putting on the smoke hoods added considerably to the overall time it took passengers to leave the cabin.
weaken

(B) Some airlines are willing to buy the smoke hoods even though they consider them to be prohibitively expensive.
No relation

(C) Although the smoke hoods protect passengers from the toxic gases, they can do nothing to prevent the gases from igniting.
Weaken.

(D) Some experienced flyers fail to pay attention to the safety instructions given on every commercial flight before takeoff.
How would they then listen to instructions of using smoke hoods?

(E) In many airplane accidents, passengers who were able to reach emergency exits were overcome by toxic gases before they could exit the airplane.
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