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Seven countries signed a treaty binding each of them to perform specified actions on a certain fixed date, with the actions of each conditional on simultaneous action taken by the other countries. Each country was also to notify the six other countries when it had completed its action.The simultaneous-action provision of the treaty leaves open the possibility that
(A) the compliance date was subject to postponement, according to the terms of the treaty
(B) one of the countries might not be required to make any changes or take any steps in order to comply with the treaty, whereas all the other countries are so required
(C) each country might have a well-founded excuse, based on the provision, for its own lack of compliance
(D) the treaty specified that the signal for one of the countries to initiate action was notification by the other countries that they had completed action
(E) there was ambiguity with respect to the date after which all actions

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D for me. Will explain if thats right.
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It's that saying when you were little, "I'll do it if you do it"

7 countries. Each country has to see action from the other 6 countries. So 1 waits for the other 6 to act. But 3 is waiting for the other 6 to act. But 3 is never going to act because 1 is wating for 3 to act. etc....
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New post 03 Jun 2006, 18:49
It should be C - if a country will take action once it knows others have, then someone has to take action 1st without caring whether others have taken their respective actions.
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New post 05 Jun 2006, 04:19
Will go with C too.
none of the countries will meet the compliance as each will wait for a signal from the other. Hence each country has a well founded excuse.
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C is the best choice. Each country has a reason not to start by saying that it is waiting for the other country to complete its action before starting.
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