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Continuous indoor fluorescent light benefits the health of hamsters with inherited heart disease. A group of them exposed to continuous fluorescent light survived twenty-five percent longer than a similar group exposed instead to equal periods of indoor fluorescent light and of darkness.

The method of the research described above is most likely to be applicable in addressing which of the following questions?
(A) Can industrial workers who need to see their work do so better by sunlight or by fluorescent light?
(B) Can hospital lighting be improved to promote the recovery of patients?
(C) How do deep-sea fish survive in total darkness?
(D) What are the inherited illnesses to which hamsters are subject?
(E) Are there plants that require specific periods of darkness in order to bloom?
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26 Nov 2006, 19:48
D for me.
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26 Nov 2006, 19:57
Swagatalakshmi wrote:
Continuous indoor fluorescent light benefits the health of hamsters with inherited heart disease. A group of them exposed to continuous fluorescent light survived twenty-five percent longer than a similar group exposed instead to equal periods of indoor fluorescent light and of darkness.

The method of the research described above is most likely to be applicable in addressing which of the following questions?
(A) Can industrial workers who need to see their work do so better by sunlight or by fluorescent light?
(B) Can hospital lighting be improved to promote the recovery of patients?

I am going with B. The health of hamster with inherited heart disease is improving when exposed to continuous fluorescent light. Can that logic be extended to hospital patients?

(C) How do deep-sea fish survive in total darkness?
(D) What are the inherited illnesses to which hamsters are subject?
(E) Are there plants that require specific periods of darkness in order to bloom?

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26 Nov 2006, 20:10
Swagatalakshmi wrote:
Continuous indoor fluorescent light benefits the health of hamsters with inherited heart disease. A group of them exposed to continuous fluorescent light survived twenty-five percent longer than a similar group exposed instead to equal periods of indoor fluorescent light and of darkness.

The method of the research described above is most likely to be applicable in addressing which of the following questions?
(A) Can industrial workers who need to see their work do so better by sunlight or by fluorescent light?
(B) Can hospital lighting be improved to promote the recovery of patients?
(C) How do deep-sea fish survive in total darkness?
(D) What are the inherited illnesses to which hamsters are subject?
(E) Are there plants that require specific periods of darkness in order to bloom?

I will go with B.
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26 Nov 2006, 20:24
B is better than other choices
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26 Nov 2006, 20:26
Agree....B appears more logical
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26 Nov 2006, 23:52
B by POE.

but B is also very vague about "improvement".
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27 Nov 2006, 00:15
One more B
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27 Nov 2006, 01:34
D for me
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27 Nov 2006, 08:21
B
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27 Nov 2006, 08:40
Agree with B.
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27 Nov 2006, 09:46
There are no good and clear choices but 'B' is the only which makes some sense. So, B.
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27 Nov 2006, 14:04
one more for B
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27 Nov 2006, 18:11
OA=B
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