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The argument relies on which one of the following assumption?
(A) The right to vote is a right that all human beings should have.
(C) Adolescents should have their interests represented.
(D) Anyone who has the right to vote has all the right an adult has.
(E) Adolescents have never enjoyed the right to vote.

Please give reasons for ur choices...

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12 Apr 2007, 08:59
vineetgupta wrote:

The argument relies on which one of the following assumption?
(A) The right to vote is a right that all human beings should have.
(C) Adolescents should have their interests represented.
(D) Anyone who has the right to vote has all the right an adult has.
(E) Adolescents have never enjoyed the right to vote.

Please give reasons for ur choices...

Its clear that the assumption required is (C) Adolescents should have their interests represented.

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12 Apr 2007, 09:05

As seen from the highlighted portions, the passage repeatedly talks about interests being represented.

C forms the assumption on which the entire passage is built.

Anand

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12 Apr 2007, 09:17
vineetgupta wrote:

The argument relies on which one of the following assumption?
(A) The right to vote is a right that all human beings should have.
(C) Adolescents should have their interests represented.
(D) Anyone who has the right to vote has all the right an adult has.
(E) Adolescents have never enjoyed the right to vote.

Please give reasons for ur choices...

Its clear that the assumption required is (C) Adolescents should have their interests represented.

Thank you!

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12 Apr 2007, 11:34
another C

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13 Apr 2007, 08:40
dwivedys wrote:
vineetgupta wrote:

The argument relies on which one of the following assumption?
(A) The right to vote is a right that all human beings should have.
(C) Adolescents should have their interests represented.
(D) Anyone who has the right to vote has all the right an adult has.
(E) Adolescents have never enjoyed the right to vote.

Please give reasons for ur choices...

Its clear that the assumption required is (C) Adolescents should have their interests represented.

Thank you!

It is C indeed.

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13 Apr 2007, 19:20
dwivedys wrote:
vineetgupta wrote:

The argument relies on which one of the following assumption?
(A) The right to vote is a right that all human beings should have.
(C) Adolescents should have their interests represented.
(D) Anyone who has the right to vote has all the right an adult has.
(E) Adolescents have never enjoyed the right to vote.

Please give reasons for ur choices...

Its clear that the assumption required is (C) Adolescents should have their interests represented.

Thank you!

Agreed
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14 Apr 2007, 06:13
vineetgupta wrote:

The argument relies on which one of the following assumption?
(A) The right to vote is a right that all human beings should have.
(C) Adolescents should have their interests represented.
(D) Anyone who has the right to vote has all the right an adult has.
(E) Adolescents have never enjoyed the right to vote.

Please give reasons for ur choices...

Well the argument is based on the assumption that adolescent and adults have different interest and so adolesents interest should be represented. Therfore my choice is choice C.

Javed.

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14 Apr 2007, 07:43
Although I agree with the answer being C, I do no agree with Javed's reasoning. The assumption is that adolescents like adults have the right to representation. Therefore, since their interests are not being represented by adults, they should have the right to represent themselves.

Slight difference in reasoning for me. What do you guys think?

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14 Apr 2007, 11:05
vineetgupta wrote:

The argument relies on which one of the following assumption?
(A) The right to vote is a right that all human beings should have.
(C) Adolescents should have their interests represented.
(D) Anyone who has the right to vote has all the right an adult has.
(E) Adolescents have never enjoyed the right to vote.

Please give reasons for ur choices...

I think the basic assumption here is :Adolescents have no right to vote and hence they need a representation. Therefore I pick:E!

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14 Apr 2007, 11:29
vineetgupta wrote:

The argument relies on which one of the following assumption?
(A) The right to vote is a right that all human beings should have.
(C) Adolescents should have their interests represented.
(D) Anyone who has the right to vote has all the right an adult has.
(E) Adolescents have never enjoyed the right to vote.

Please give reasons for ur choices...

Another C

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