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SC: NOVEX answer difference between OG 11 and CR1000 (FYI)

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SC: NOVEX answer difference between OG 11 and CR1000 (FYI) [#permalink]  21 May 2006, 19:33
Advertisement: For sinus pain, three out of four hospitals give their patients Novex. So when you want the most effective painkiller for sinus pain, Novex is the one to choose.
Which of the following, if true, most seriously undermines the advertisementâ€™s argument?

(A) Some competing brands of painkillers are intended to reduce other kinds of pain in addition to sinus pain.

(B) Many hospitals that do not usually use Novex will do so for those patients who cannot tolerate the drug the hospitals usually use.

(C) Many drug manufacturers increase sales of their products to hospitals by selling these products to the hospitals at the lowest price the manufacturers can afford.

(D) Unlike some competing brands of painkillers, Novex is available from pharmacies without a doctorâ€™s prescription.

(E) In clinical trials Novex has been found more effective than competing brands of painkillers that have been on the market longer than Novex.

I remember encountering this problem when I did OG11th edition and when I saw it on CR1000, I knew what the answer was. But on OG11 the OA is C (problem 10 in OG11)

in CR1000 (Test 15 problem 6) the answer is D

I assume that OG11 is correct over CR1000.
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Of course OG11 is correct over CR1000.
And answer 'C' is more logic here than 'D' is.
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(A) Not important.

(B) nothing that says Novex is not the most effective

(C) If price is the determining factor for choosing Novex, then it has nothing to do with effectiveness

(D) So what??

C should be the best choice
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In my opinion C makes more sense than D.
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Re: SC: NOVEX answer difference between OG 11 and CR1000 (FY [#permalink]  22 May 2006, 08:31
acfuture wrote:
Advertisement: For sinus pain, three out of four hospitals give their patients Novex. So when you want the most effective painkiller for sinus pain, Novex is the one to choose.
Which of the following, if true, most seriously undermines the advertisementâ€™s argument?

(A) Some competing brands of painkillers are intended to reduce other kinds of pain in addition to sinus pain.

(B) Many hospitals that do not usually use Novex will do so for those patients who cannot tolerate the drug the hospitals usually use.

(C) Many drug manufacturers increase sales of their products to hospitals by selling these products to the hospitals at the lowest price the manufacturers can afford.

(D) Unlike some competing brands of painkillers, Novex is available from pharmacies without a doctorâ€™s prescription.

(E) In clinical trials Novex has been found more effective than competing brands of painkillers that have been on the market longer than Novex.

I remember encountering this problem when I did OG11th edition and when I saw it on CR1000, I knew what the answer was. But on OG11 the OA is C (problem 10 in OG11)

in CR1000 (Test 15 problem 6) the answer is D

I assume that OG11 is correct over CR1000.

For me the choice was between "B" and "C" and "C" edged it. Don't really understand how "D" can be the correct choice.
Re: SC: NOVEX answer difference between OG 11 and CR1000 (FY   [#permalink] 22 May 2006, 08:31
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