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# Computers perform actions that are closer to thinking than

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19 Nov 2007, 01:12
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Computers perform actions that are closer to thinking than anything non-human animals do. Nut computers do not have volitional powers, although some non-human animals do.

Which of the following is most strongly supported by the information above?

(A) Having volitional powers need not involve thinking.
(B) Things that are not animals do not have volitional powers.
(C) Computers possess none of the attribution of living things.
(D) It is necessary to have volitional powers in order to think.
(E) Computer will never be able to think as human beings do.

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19 Nov 2007, 08:24
will go with A too..rest all cancel out..

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19 Nov 2007, 08:28

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19 Nov 2007, 11:05
Himalayan wrote:
Computers perform actions that are closer to thinking than anything non-human animals do. Nut computers do not have volitional powers, although some non-human animals do.

Which of the following is most strongly supported by the information above?

(A) Having volitional powers need not involve thinking.
(B) Things that are not animals do not have volitional powers.
(C) Computers possess none of the attribution of living things.
(D) It is necessary to have volitional powers in order to think.
(E) Computer will never be able to think as human beings do.

B: this is unwarrented. Too extreme
C: The passage suggests that they are close to humans in thinking... so do have some attribution.
D: This is not suggested.
E: Out of scope and too extreme.

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19 Nov 2007, 12:28
Himalayan wrote:
Computers perform actions that are closer to thinking than anything non-human animals do. Nut computers do not have volitional powers, although some non-human animals do.

Which of the following is most strongly supported by the information above?

(A) Having volitional powers need not involve thinking.
(B) Things that are not animals do not have volitional powers.
(C) Computers possess none of the attribution of living things.
(D) It is necessary to have volitional powers in order to think.
(E) Computer will never be able to think as human beings do.

A seems most apt. All others are extreme or out of scope which is always wrong on a GMAT exam

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19 Nov 2007, 21:22
yeah, picked A. Others seemed a little strange

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20 Nov 2007, 11:54
Cool.

OA is A.

Himalayan wrote:
Computers perform actions that are closer to thinking than anything non-human animals do. Nut computers do not have volitional powers, although some non-human animals do.

Which of the following is most strongly supported by the information above?

(A) Having volitional powers need not involve thinking.
(B) Things that are not animals do not have volitional powers.
(C) Computers possess none of the attribution of living things.
(D) It is necessary to have volitional powers in order to think.
(E) Computer will never be able to think as human beings do.

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07 May 2011, 14:45
A is the answer and this question is sub-500 level , so it is very easy .
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