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Some good cooks are gourmet cooks who pride themselves on [#permalink] New post 26 Jan 2004, 13:18
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Some good cooks are gourmet cooks who pride themselves on always using extravagantly rich ingredients in elaborate recipes. Some good cooks can be characterized as fast-food cooks. They may use rich ingredients as long as the recipes are easy to follow and take little time. Other good cooks are health food enthusiasts, who are concerned primarily with the nutritional value of food. But even though not all good cooks are big eaters, they all enjoy preparing and serving food.

If the information in the passage is true, which one of the following CANNOT be true?

(A) Most good cooks do not use extravagantly rich ingredients.

(B) Everyone who enjoys preparing and serving food is a good cook.

(C) More good cooks who use extravagantly rich ingredients are big eaters than are good cooks who do not use such ingredients.

(D) There are fewer good cooks who enjoy serving and preparing food than there are good cooks who are big eaters.

(E) Gourmet cooks, fast-food cooks, and cooks who are health food enthusiasts are all big eaters.
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 [#permalink] New post 26 Jan 2004, 13:58
I will chose D.

D) cannot be true because all cooks enjoy serving and preparing good food. So if there any big eaters and all cooks are big eaters then
No of cooks who enjoy serving food = cooks who are big eaters.
So never
the no of cooks who enjoy serving food < no of big eaters
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 [#permalink] New post 26 Jan 2004, 19:24
Agree. kpadma, all these questions have been previously discussed.
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 [#permalink] New post 27 Jan 2004, 04:49
D...

The answer lies in the last line.

"not all good cooks are big eaters, they all enjoy preparing and serving food."
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