Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 25 May 2016, 20:52
GMAT Club Tests

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Which of the following best completes the passage below? In

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:

Hide Tags

VP
VP
avatar
Joined: 22 Nov 2007
Posts: 1092
Followers: 9

Kudos [?]: 378 [0], given: 0

Which of the following best completes the passage below? In [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 28 Jan 2008, 06:30
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

Which of the following best completes the passage below?
In today’s pluralistic society, textbook publishers find themselves in an increasingly uncomfortable position. Since the schools are regarded as a repository of society’s moral and cultural values, each group within society wishes to prevent any material that offends its own values from appearing in textbooks. As a result, stance on an issue is certain to run afoul of one group or another. And since textbook publishers must rely on community goodwill to sell their books, it is inevitable that______
(A) fewer and fewer publishers will be willing to enter the financially uncertain textbook industry
(B) the ethical and moral content of textbooks will become increasingly neutral and bland
(C) more and more pressure groups will arise that seek to influence the content of textbooks
(D) the government will be forced to intervene in the increasingly rancorous debate over the content of textbooks
(E) school boards, teachers, and principals will find it nearly impossible to choose among the variety of textbooks being offered
Director
Director
avatar
Joined: 01 Jan 2008
Posts: 629
Followers: 5

Kudos [?]: 159 [0], given: 1

Re: cr 1000 8 [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 28 Jan 2008, 08:22
B
VP
VP
avatar
Joined: 22 Nov 2007
Posts: 1092
Followers: 9

Kudos [?]: 378 [0], given: 0

Re: cr 1000 8 [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 28 Jan 2008, 10:59
maratikus wrote:
B



OA is B
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 21 Dec 2007
Posts: 99
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 0

Re: cr 1000 8 [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 28 Jan 2008, 11:21
yea it should be B
SVP
SVP
avatar
Joined: 28 Dec 2005
Posts: 1575
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 118 [0], given: 2

Re: cr 1000 8 [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 28 Jan 2008, 14:46
will go for B. If they try to keep everyone happy, the material included will become very blah -- neutral and boring.
Director
Director
avatar
Joined: 30 Jun 2007
Posts: 793
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 136 [0], given: 0

Re: cr 1000 8 [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 28 Jan 2008, 23:06
Text book publishers must rely on community goodwill to sell their books and since each group in the community wishes to prevent any material that offends its own values, this follows publisher increasingly move towards content that is neutral.

(A) fewer and fewer publishers will be willing to enter the financially uncertain textbook industry [This argument about publisher, text book content and selling books – This choice outside the argument scope – eliminate it]

(B) the ethical and moral content of textbooks will become increasingly neutral and bland [hold it]

(C) more and more pressure groups will arise that seek to influence the content of textbooks[This already stated as part of the argument – eliminate it]

(D) the government will be forced to intervene in the increasingly rancorous debate over the content of textbooks [Government is not mentioned in the argument – eliminate it]

(E) school boards, teachers, and principals will find it nearly impossible to choose among the variety of textbooks being offered [Yes. This may be a true issue, but in the light of selling the text books this is irrelevant – eliminate it]

Answer: B
Re: cr 1000 8   [#permalink] 28 Jan 2008, 23:06
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
2 Which of the following best completes the passage below? The agdimple333 16 07 Jul 2011, 13:45
Which of the following best completes the passage below? abhas59 3 14 Jun 2010, 10:48
Which of the following best completes the passage below? At Amardeep Sharma 9 04 Dec 2007, 05:02
Which of the following best completes the passage below? As sperinko 11 06 Aug 2006, 08:46
Which of the following best completes the passage below? One ecotopia 8 02 Jun 2006, 07:22
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Which of the following best completes the passage below? In

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


cron

GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.