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Guys !!somehow OA does not seem to be convincing here!!
kindly help me solve this

In the course of her researches, a historian recently found two documents mentioning the same person, Erich Schnitzler. One, dated May 3, 1739, is a record of Schnitzler’s arrest for peddling without a license. The second, undated, is a statement by Schnitzler asserting that he has been peddling off and on for 20 years.
The facts above best support which of the following conclusions?
(A) Schnitzler started peddling around 1719.
(B) Schnitzler was arrested repeatedly for peddling.
(C) The undated document was written before 1765.
(D) The arrest record was written after the undated document.
(E) The arrest record provides better evidence that Schnitzler peddled than does the undated document.
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spriya wrote:
Guys !!somehow OA does not seem to be convincing here!!
kindly help me solve this

In the course of her researches, a historian recently found two documents mentioning the same person, Erich Schnitzler. One, dated May 3, 1739, is a record of Schnitzler’s arrest for peddling without a license. The second, undated, is a statement by Schnitzler asserting that he has been peddling off and on for 20 years.
The facts above best support which of the following conclusions?
(A) Schnitzler started peddling around 1719.
(B) Schnitzler was arrested repeatedly for peddling.
(C) The undated document was written before 1765.
(D) The arrest record was written after the undated document.
(E) The arrest record provides better evidence that Schnitzler peddled than does the undated document.


A) -> He might have started around 1739 as well
B) -> He can give this statement at first arrest itself in 1739
C) -> True, since even his first incident was 1739, his last peddling will be 1759.
D) -> Not sure
E) -> Not really

Will go with C)
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spriya wrote:
Guys !!somehow OA does not seem to be convincing here!!
kindly help me solve this

In the course of her researches, a historian recently found two documents mentioning the same person, Erich Schnitzler. One, dated May 3, 1739, is a record of Schnitzler’s arrest for peddling without a license. The second, undated, is a statement by Schnitzler asserting that he has been peddling off and on for 20 years.
The facts above best support which of the following conclusions?
(A) Schnitzler started peddling around 1719.
(B) Schnitzler was arrested repeatedly for peddling.
(C) The undated document was written before 1765.
(D) The arrest record was written after the undated document.
(E) The arrest record provides better evidence that Schnitzler peddled than does the undated document.


Between C & E.

I will go for C because the document Erich himself is asserting should not be called less reliable than the record.
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New post 11 Aug 2008, 02:28
I have reached D more by using POE
In C it says before 1765 could be 1764 and hence we cant conclude
Similarly E can t be concluded because may be he was falsely arrested. So left only with D
if we carefully read the premise it says Mr. has been peddling off and on. probably he was never arrested when he made this statement.
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New post 12 Aug 2008, 03:25
IMO E

A) Schnitzler started peddling around 1719.- CAN ALSO BE 1739
(B) Schnitzler was arrested repeatedly for peddling. - CANT BE CONCLUDED
(C) The undated document was written before 1765. - ONE DATE MISSING,THEREFORE CANT BE CONCLUDED
(D) The arrest record was written after the undated document. - NOT SURE
(E) The arrest record provides better evidence that Schnitzler peddled than does the undated document.-BECAUSE THE OTHER RECORD IS UNDATED,WE DONT KNOW WHETHER IT IS VALID,THEREFORE I WOULD ONLY BELIEVE IN THE FIRST ONE WHICH HAS A DATE ATTACHED TO IT.

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New post 12 Aug 2008, 04:29
I go with E. In C, the document is undated, so we can't say that it is before a date.
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