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Which of the following is the most logical completion of the passage below?
Many companies have been pushing for a three-week extension of daylight saving time, which would mean that the sun would continue to set an hour later during the fall months. The owners of a chain of convenience stores, for example, expect to gain $15 million a year in additional sales, mostly from people who tend to______ (A) stay away from these stores after dark (B) stay outdoors during the fall months (C) spend more money in the fall (D) spend less money in the fall (E) shop at these stores when they are pressed for time Director Joined: 16 Aug 2005 Posts: 945 Location: France Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 17 [0], given: 0 [#permalink] ### Show Tags 20 May 2006, 20:10 A ... Manager Joined: 19 Apr 2006 Posts: 231 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 0 [#permalink] ### Show Tags 20 May 2006, 20:31 agree with A Senior Manager Joined: 08 Jun 2004 Posts: 498 Location: Europe Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 57 [0], given: 0 [#permalink] ### Show Tags 21 May 2006, 07:12 Definitely 'A'. Manager Joined: 31 Mar 2006 Posts: 68 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 17 [0], given: 0 Re: CR: spending [#permalink] ### Show Tags 21 May 2006, 07:39 prude_sb wrote: Which of the following is the most logical completion of the passage below? Many companies have been pushing for a three-week extension of daylight saving time, which would mean that the sun would continue to set an hour later during the fall months. The owners of a chain of convenience stores, for example, expect to gain$15 million a year in additional sales, mostly from people who tend to______
(A) stay away from these stores after dark
(B) stay outdoors during the fall months
(C) spend more money in the fall
(D) spend less money in the fall
(E) shop at these stores when they are pressed for time

Well, I thought it's A at first. However now I choose D.
Maybe I don't clearly understand what "extension of daylight saving time" means. I think it's summer-time like time adjustment. If so, those who stay away stores after dark will not be affected b/c time-adjustment won't affect daylight.

Correct me if I am wrong.
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21 May 2006, 07:56
A logically completes the sentence.
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21 May 2006, 08:45
antiant wrote:
prude_sb wrote:
Which of the following is the most logical completion of the passage below?
Many companies have been pushing for a three-week extension of daylight saving time, which would mean that the sun would continue to set an hour later during the fall months. The owners of a chain of convenience stores, for example, expect to gain $15 million a year in additional sales, mostly from people who tend to______ (A) stay away from these stores after dark (B) stay outdoors during the fall months (C) spend more money in the fall (D) spend less money in the fall (E) shop at these stores when they are pressed for time Well, I thought it's A at first. However now I choose D. Maybe I don't clearly understand what "extension of daylight saving time" means. I think it's summer-time like time adjustment. If so, those who stay away stores after dark will not be affected b/c time-adjustment won't affect daylight. Correct me if I am wrong. Today sun sets at 6.00 pm. I finish work at 5.00 pm and come out and see that sun is there and so I shop. If they change clock, sun will set at 5.00 pm. I finish work at 5.00 and see it is dark and I go home without shopping. So people are pressing for daylight saving time to target people like me !! Manager Joined: 10 Jun 2004 Posts: 83 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 3 [0], given: 0 [#permalink] ### Show Tags 21 May 2006, 09:22 A is my answer _________________ -Genius is one percent inspiration, and ninety-nine percent perspiration. Manager Joined: 29 Apr 2006 Posts: 85 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 25 [0], given: 0 [#permalink] ### Show Tags 21 May 2006, 16:35 A it is.. Senior Manager Joined: 12 Mar 2006 Posts: 366 Schools: Kellogg School of Management Followers: 3 Kudos [?]: 57 [0], given: 3 Re: CR: spending [#permalink] ### Show Tags 21 May 2006, 20:41 remgeo wrote: antiant wrote: prude_sb wrote: Which of the following is the most logical completion of the passage below? Many companies have been pushing for a three-week extension of daylight saving time, which would mean that the sun would continue to set an hour later during the fall months. The owners of a chain of convenience stores, for example, expect to gain$15 million a year in additional sales, mostly from people who tend to______
(A) stay away from these stores after dark
(B) stay outdoors during the fall months
(C) spend more money in the fall
(D) spend less money in the fall
(E) shop at these stores when they are pressed for time

Well, I thought it's A at first. However now I choose D.
Maybe I don't clearly understand what "extension of daylight saving time" means. I think it's summer-time like time adjustment. If so, those who stay away stores after dark will not be affected b/c time-adjustment won't affect daylight.

Correct me if I am wrong.

Today sun sets at 6.00 pm. I finish work at 5.00 pm and come out and see that sun is there and so I shop.

If they change clock, sun will set at 5.00 pm. I finish work at 5.00 and see it is dark and I go home without shopping.

So people are pressing for daylight saving time to target people like me !!

Thanks remgeo this was the doubt I had...your explanation clears this up for me...OA is A
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21 May 2006, 23:09
should be A logically... the rest does not tie in with setting day light savings to 3 hours
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22 May 2006, 01:36
A for me too.......
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22 May 2006, 09:43
prude_sb wrote:
Which of the following is the most logical completion of the passage below?
Many companies have been pushing for a three-week extension of daylight saving time, which would mean that the sun would continue to set an hour later during the fall months. The owners of a chain of convenience stores, for example, expect to gain \$15 million a year in additional sales, mostly from people who tend to______
(A) stay away from these stores after dark
(B) stay outdoors during the fall months
(C) spend more money in the fall
(D) spend less money in the fall
(E) shop at these stores when they are pressed for time

"A". However, I don't think we will see similar kind of questions on GMAT as these questions require prior understanding of "daylight savings time".

Since GMAT is now a global standardized test, it can't afford to disadvantage people from other regions or countries.
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22 May 2006, 15:35
I chose A in part because it specifically mentioned the stores in addition to addressing the sunset issue (dark), where the others were very general. Stay outdoors doing what? Spend money on what? (E) mentioned stores but did not address sunset.

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