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# As part of our program to halt the influx of illegal immigrants, the a

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What question type under CR would this fall into?
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In evaluating the above proposal, a person concerned about the misuse of confidential information would be most interested in having the author clarify the meaning of which of the following phrases?

(A) “all persons” (line 5) (who all belong to "all persons" has been stated just before the term has been used").
(B) “however slight” (line 7) (Vague)
(C) “civil liberties” (line 8) (People living in the US will know what their civil liberties are)
(D) “appropriate circumstances” (line 11) (According to me, the OA has to be D, as a person concerned about the misuse of confidential information would be most interested in having the author clarify the meaning of this phrase.)
(E) “U.S. laws” (line 2)( People living in the US will be aware of the U.S laws also)

OA is D.
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As part of our program to halt the influx of illegal immigrants, the administration is proposing the creation of a national identity card. The card would be available only to U.S. citizens and to registered aliens, and all persons would be required to produce the card before they could be given a job. Of course, such a system holds the potential, however slight, for the abuse of civil liberties. Therefore, all personal information gathered through this system would be held strictly confidential, to be released only by authorized personnel under appropriate circumstances. Those who are in compliance with U.S. laws would have nothing to fear from the identity card system.

In evaluating the above proposal, a person concerned about the misuse of confidential information would be most interested in having the author clarify the meaning of which of the following phrases?

(A) “all persons” (line 5)
(B) “however slight” (line 7)
(C) “civil liberties” (line 8)
(D) “appropriate circumstances” (line 11)
(E) “U.S. laws” (line 2)

Everything needed is in the question before you start reading. The phrase "misuse of confidential information" is the focus, and will help us narrow down the bold words.

D is correct because of the preceding phrase "all personal information gathered through this system would be held strictly confidential", clarifying "appropriate circumstances" would define what "misuse" is in the argument.
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In evaluating the above proposal, a person concerned about the misuse of confidential information would be most interested in having the author clarify the meaning of which of the following phrases?

The question stem ask us what should be the person concerned about misuse of confidentiality want the author to clarify in his lines.

(A) “all persons” (line 5)
Irrelevant , all persons applying for a job
(B) “however slight” (line 7)
Irrelevant
(C) “civil liberties” (line 8)
(People living in the US will know what their civil liberties are)
(D) “appropriate circumstances” (line 11)
Exactly what the people want, they want to be assured of such appropriate chances when their data can be released to authorities
(E) “U.S. laws” (line 2)
Irrelevant

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The phrase "appropriate circumstances" is vague and open to interpretation. For someone concerned about civil liberties and privacy, it would be crucial to have a clear and precise definition of what constitutes "appropriate circumstances." This clarification is necessary to ensure that the information is not released arbitrarily or misused. Without a clear understanding of this phrase, there could be potential for abuse, which is exactly what the concerned person would want to avoid.
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