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# Clearence: Mary is one of the most important executives at

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Clearence: Mary is one of the most important executives at [#permalink]

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Clearence: Mary is one of the most important executives at the Trendy Cola Company.

Peter: How can that be? I know for a fact that Mary drinks only Hobart Cola.

Peterâ€™s statement implies that

A Hobart Cola is a subsidiary of Trendy Cola
B Mary is an unimportant employee of Hobart Cola
C all Cola drinks taste pretty much alike
D an executive uses only that companyâ€™s products
E Hobart is a better-tasting cola than Trendy

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11 Jun 2004, 09:13
D should be the answer - I wonder why no one has replied as yet!
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11 Jun 2004, 09:17
A Hobart Cola is a subsidiary of Trendy Cola
Out of scope
B Mary is an unimportant employee of Hobart Cola
Peter may feel that Mary is an unimportant enployee but the last part is there to confuse us

C all Cola drinks taste pretty much alike
Out of scope

D an executive uses only that company’s products
How can Mary be an important employee when she drinks cola of a different company.

E Hobart is a better-tasting cola than Trendy
Out of scope

Last edited by Bhai on 11 Jun 2004, 09:18, edited 1 time in total.
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11 Jun 2004, 09:17
Clearence: Mary is one of the most important executives at the Trendy Cola Company.

Peter: How can that be? I know for a fact that Mary drinks only Hobart Cola.

Peterâ€™s statement implies that

A Hobart Cola is a subsidiary of Trendy Cola
B Mary is an unimportant employee of Hobart Cola
C all Cola drinks taste pretty much alike
D an executive uses only that companyâ€™s products
E Hobart is a better-tasting cola than Trendy

the best answer is D. Peter assumes that if Mary works in Trendy cola copany, she will drink only the cola from her company and not from anyother. This means, an employee who works for Coco-cola will drink only coco-cola and not pepsi. The other statements are irrelavent to the subject.

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12 Jun 2004, 12:25
yep OA is D
12 Jun 2004, 12:25
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