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The following proposal to amend the bylaws of an [#permalink] New post 14 Nov 2012, 21:29
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The following proposal to amend the bylaws of an organization was circulated to its members for comment. When more than one nominee is to be named for an office, prospective nominees must consent to nomination and before giving such consent must be told who the other nominees will be.

Which of the following comments concerning the logic of the proposal is accurate if it cannot be known who the actual nominees are until prospective nominees have given their consent to be nominated?

A The proposal would make it possible for each of several nominees for an office to be aware of who all of the other nominees are.

B The proposal would widen the choice available to those choosing among the nominees.

C If there are several prospective nominees, the proposal would deny the last nominee equal treatment with the first.

D The proposal would enable a prospective nominee to withdraw from competition with a specific person without making that withdrawal known.

E If there is more than one prospective nominee, the proposal would make it impossible for anyone to become a nominee.

could someone please explain this question. Thanks!
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Re: The following proposal to amend the bylaws of an org [#permalink] New post 15 Nov 2012, 00:31
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Argument provides below information:

Info1 : A proposal to amend the bylaws was circulated.

Info2 : If there are more than 1 nominee then 2 conditions are to be met:
a. Prospective nominees must consent for nomination
b. Before the consent need to be told the names of other nominees.

Question stem asks to pick the answer choice that meets the above demand and the condition provided:
Condition given is: Name of the actual nominees cannot be given until the prospective nominees give their consent.

The condition given above is in contrast to the condition given in the argument. But the condition given in the argument applies only in the case of more than 1 nominees. Thus, to meet the both the condition (given in the argument and in the question stem) there must be only 1 nominee.
E states this but in different words stating that if there are more than 1 nominee then the proposal is impossible to work.
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Re: The following proposal to amend the bylaws of an org [#permalink] New post 14 Nov 2012, 23:06
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Hi nelz

Wording of the argument is bit complicated but getting to the answer isn't that complicated.

I ll try to explain, if any doubt pls ask...

The argument states that

There is a proposal to amend the laws of an organization, and the drafted law is circulated among the employee.
What is the law?
When more than one nominee is to be named for an office, consent of prospective nominee must be taken and begore
his consent is sought, the nominee must be informed, who are the other nominees.

Now lets focus on the question:-
A condition is given in the question and we have to find the answer from options if the condition mentioned in the question is accurate.
Now what is that condition?

"if it cannot be known who the actual nominees are until prospective nominees have given their consent to be nominated"

"Which of the following comments concerning the logic of the proposal is accurate"
i.e. As per the law under consideration, the before taking the consent of the nominee he must be informed who are the other prospective nominees. So if we don't know who the actual nominees are, will we able to inform the nominee whose consent is to be taken that who are other nominees participating in the election.

Now you have to find an option to judge the accuracy of the statement explained above

Consider option E

E If there is more than one prospective nominee, the proposal would make it impossible for anyone to become a nominee.
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Re: The following proposal to amend the bylaws of an org [#permalink] New post 15 Nov 2012, 00:38
Thanks for the explanations. You got to read whats going on very carefully.
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Re: The following proposal to amend the bylaws of an [#permalink] New post 02 Jun 2014, 05:26
Can question like these appear in GMAT?
The argument and the answer both, are constructed in a complex manner.
Also, I didn't understand which question type it is? Is it reslove the paradox?
Re: The following proposal to amend the bylaws of an   [#permalink] 02 Jun 2014, 05:26
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