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According to hotel guest statistics collected by the state Tourism Bureau, the town of Sunville is the most visited weekend destination in the state for out-of-state tourists. The Tourism Bureau also indicates that the Shadyville Inn in the town of Shadyville is the largest and most popular hotel in the state for weekend visits by out-of-state tourists. Shadyville is in the same state, but on the other side of the state many hours away by car.
If the Tourism Bureau is correct in all of its statements, then it must NOT be the case that _______________.

A. the Shadyville Inn is the only hotel in Shadyville
B. the Shadyville Inn is the most expensive hotel in the state.
C. there is only one hotel in Sunville
D. there are at least two hotels in Sunville
E. visitors to the Shadyville Inn do not also visit Sunville on other weekend trips

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Re: CR - Tourism Bureau [#permalink] New post 28 Mar 2009, 09:32
A. the Shadyville Inn is the only hotel in Shadyville - this is correct, since there would be other hotels in Shadyville.
B. the Shadyville Inn is the most expensive hotel in the state. - this is irrelevant
C. there is only one hotel in Sunville - nothing mentioned in the paragraph
D. there are at least two hotels in Sunville - nothing mentioned in the paragraph
E. visitors to the Shadyville Inn do not also visit Sunville on other weekend trips - irrelevant

Answer is A. What is the OA?
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Re: CR - Tourism Bureau [#permalink] New post 28 Mar 2009, 19:10
IMO C.

If there is only one hotel in Sunville then how can Sunville be the most sought after destination. It would contradict the passage
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Re: CR - Tourism Bureau [#permalink] New post 28 Mar 2009, 19:17
Ok. If that is the case, then I did miss that. Thanks.
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Re: CR - Tourism Bureau [#permalink] New post 28 Mar 2009, 20:37
C reasoning as rampuria suggested.

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Re: CR - Tourism Bureau [#permalink] New post 28 Mar 2009, 23:11
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IMO C.

If there is only one hotel in Sunville then how can Sunville be the most sought after destination. It would contradict the passage


Your answer is correct but I am not clear with the reasoning part.

Nowhere number of hotel in Sunville is mentioned. It could possible that only one grand big hotel is there in Sunville and that hotel efficiently serves all the tourists who come to Sunville.

What is the error in the above reasoning. Thanks.
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Re: CR - Tourism Bureau [#permalink] New post 29 Mar 2009, 02:33
then it must NOT be the case that

The above is important in the reasoning - the distance between Shadyville and Sunville is too long for people to stay in Shadyville and travel to Sunville. So it must not be the case that there is only one hotel in Sunville. There would be more so that the tourists can come and stay there. Out of all the choices this would be the most apt - I think its all about POE.
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Re: CR - Tourism Bureau [#permalink] New post 22 Apr 2009, 19:04
IMO C

According to hotel guest statistics collected by the state Tourism Bureau, the town of Sunville is the most visited weekend destination in the state for out-of-state tourists. The Tourism Bureau also indicates that the Shadyville Inn in the town of Shadyville is the largest and most popular hotel in the state for weekend visits by out-of-state tourists. Shadyville is in the same state, but on the other side of the state many hours away by car.
If the Tourism Bureau is correct in all of its statements, then it must NOT be the case that _______________.

A. the Shadyville Inn is the only hotel in Shadyville --> no info to prove this is a wrong case
B. the Shadyville Inn is the most expensive hotel in the state --> irrelevant
C. there is only one hotel in Sunville --> this is false. Since Shadyville Inn of Shadyville town is the most popular hotel in the state, while Sunville town is the most visited destination of the state. Therefore, Sunville town must have at least 2 hotels to resolve the paradox above: each of the two hotels (at least) of Sunville town has fewer tourists than Shadyville Inn of Shadyville town does, but the total number of tourists of the two hotels of Sunville town is more numerous than that of Shadyville Inn
D. there are at least two hotels in Sunville --> this is true. So it's a wrong answer
E. visitors to the Shadyville Inn do not also visit Sunville on other weekend trips --> irrelevant

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Re: CR - Tourism Bureau [#permalink] New post 28 Apr 2009, 09:41
Dood, this is a terrible question.

Where did get this question?
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Re: CR - Tourism Bureau [#permalink] New post 10 May 2009, 07:53
Probably, all previous answers missed to point out this major factor that “the Shadyville Inn in the town of Shadyville is the LARGEST and most popular hotel in the STATE

The quoted part says almost everything about this question. State has two most visited towns: Shadyville and Sunville. If Shadyville Inn is the LARGEST hotel in the STATE, there will NOT be only one hotel in Sunville because previous condition opts out that Sunville also has hotel with same capacity.

Therefore, only C says, it is NOT possible that Sunville has one hotel.

Different thought:
Probably C is not perfect answer. It is still possible that C has only one hotel because MOST of the tourists stay at relatives or at friends’ place.

OA is C.

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Re: CR - Tourism Bureau [#permalink] New post 12 May 2009, 00:07
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Probably, all previous answers missed to point out this major factor that “the Shadyville Inn in the town of Shadyville is the LARGEST and most popular hotel in the STATE

The quoted part says almost everything about this question. State has two most visited towns: Shadyville and Sunville. If Shadyville Inn is the LARGEST hotel in the STATE, there will NOT be only one hotel in Sunville because previous condition opts out that Sunville also has hotel with same capacity.

Therefore, only C says, it is NOT possible that Sunville has one hotel.

Different thought:
Probably C is not perfect answer. It is still possible that C has only one hotel because MOST of the tourists stay at relatives or at friends’ place.

OA is C.

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Intially I was with you.. not any more... :arrow: :lol: :lol:
Good Question:
Here key is "hotel guest statistics collected by the state Tourism Bureau"

According to Hotel guests list : Sunville is most popular in the state : --> More people stay in hotels(combined all hotels) than any other town.

According to Hotel guest list : Shadyville --most popular hotel --> No of peopel stay in this hotel is greater than any other hotel in state.

clearly Sunville : should have more than 1 hotel to surpass Shadyville hotel Guests count.


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Re: CR - Tourism Bureau [#permalink] New post 28 Oct 2009, 23:45
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IMO C

According to hotel guest statistics collected by the state Tourism Bureau, the town of Sunville is the most visited weekend destination in the state for out-of-state tourists. The Tourism Bureau also indicates that the Shadyville Inn in the town of Shadyville is the largest and most popular hotel in the state for weekend visits by out-of-state tourists. Shadyville is in the same state, but on the other side of the state many hours away by car.
If the Tourism Bureau is correct in all of its statements, then it must NOT be the case that _______________.

A. the Shadyville Inn is the only hotel in Shadyville --> no info to prove this is a wrong case
B. the Shadyville Inn is the most expensive hotel in the state --> irrelevant
C. there is only one hotel in Sunville --> this is false. Since Shadyville Inn of Shadyville town is the most popular hotel in the state, while Sunville town is the most visited destination of the state. Therefore, Sunville town must have at least 2 hotels to resolve the paradox above: each of the two hotels (at least) of Sunville town has fewer tourists than Shadyville Inn of Shadyville town does, but the total number of tourists of the two hotels of Sunville town is more numerous than that of Shadyville Inn
D. there are at least two hotels in Sunville --> this is true. So it's a wrong answer
E. visitors to the Shadyville Inn do not also visit Sunville on other weekend trips --> irrelevant

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