GMAT Question of the Day: Daily via email | Daily via Instagram New to GMAT Club? Watch this Video

It is currently 18 Feb 2020, 23:56

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Close

Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel

Despite all the science and massive budgets involved in modern sports

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:

Hide Tags

Find Similar Topics 
Manager
Manager
avatar
G
Joined: 17 Aug 2018
Posts: 109
Location: India
Schools: IIMA
GMAT 1: 640 Q46 V32
Premium Member
Despite all the science and massive budgets involved in modern sports  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 24 Jan 2019, 19:56
1
3
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  95% (hard)

Question Stats:

42% (02:04) correct 58% (02:06) wrong based on 131 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

Food colouring can be a form of deception if it is used to make people think that a fruit is riper, fresher, or otherwise
healthier than it really is. This is because bright colours give the subconscious impression of healthy, ripe fruit, full
of antioxidants and phytochemicals. A variation of this strategy is to use packaging which obscures the true
colour of the foods contained within, such as red mesh bags containing yellow oranges or grapefruit, which then
appear to be a ripe orange or red.

Which of the following must be true on the basis of the statements above?

A) When buying fruits one must check the actual colouring of the fruit and not of its packaging

B) Food colouring is not always done with the intention of deceiving people

C) Consumers should avoid purchasing fruits wrapped in mesh bags because this most likely suggests that the
something is wrong with the fruit

D) Bright colouring is an accurate method of judging the freshness of a fruit

E) The presence of phytochemicals in a fruit will most likely dissuade consumers from buying that fruit
Manager
Manager
avatar
G
Joined: 17 Aug 2018
Posts: 109
Location: India
Schools: IIMA
GMAT 1: 640 Q46 V32
Premium Member
Re: Despite all the science and massive budgets involved in modern sports  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 24 Jan 2019, 20:02
Since this is an Inference question, let’s look at each option and eliminate.

A. The argument never states this. In fact if the fruit has been coloured (in addition to being
placed in some kind of packaging), then even looking at the colour of the actual fruit may not
help

B. This can be inferred from the first sentence of the argument. Since this statement qualifies that
food colouring can be deceptive only when used for a particular purpose, it can be concluded
that food colouring may have other non-deceptive uses as well.

C. This may or may not be true but does not have to be true all the time

D. The argument in fact states the opposite

E. The argument states that fresh and ripe fruits are full of antioxidants and phytochemicals.
Then there is no reason why a fruit with phytochemicals should dissuade customers from
buying it
VP
VP
User avatar
D
Joined: 18 Dec 2017
Posts: 1108
Location: United States (KS)
GMAT 1: 600 Q46 V27
Premium Member CAT Tests
Re: Despite all the science and massive budgets involved in modern sports  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 22 Nov 2019, 07:25
KaranB1 wrote:
Food colouring can be a form of deception if it is used to make people think that a fruit is riper, fresher, or otherwise
healthier than it really is. This is because bright colours give the subconscious impression of healthy, ripe fruit, full
of antioxidants and phytochemicals. A variation of this strategy is to use packaging which obscures the true
colour of the foods contained within, such as red mesh bags containing yellow oranges or grapefruit, which then
appear to be a ripe orange or red.


Which of the following must be true on the basis of the statements above?

A) When buying fruits one must check the actual colouring of the fruit and not of its packaging - The author doesn't talk about what customers must or must not do. They can do whatever they want.

D) Bright colouring is an accurate method of judging the freshness of a fruit - We don't know about accuracy

E) The presence of phytochemicals in a fruit will most likely dissuade consumers from buying that fruit- Again we don't know.

Quote:
B) Food colouring is not always done with the intention of deceiving people
C) Consumers should avoid purchasing fruits wrapped in mesh bags because this most likely suggests that the
something is wrong with the fruit


I chose C. But B makes more sense I believe. The author says food coloring can be a form of deception. The word can is important. So it is possible that Let's say there can be a company who is just using it for decoration and not for deceiving the customer.

I support C as well. But the other way round relation is difficult to prove. Also, the author doesn't mention what or what not customers should do. So.
_________________
The Moment You Think About Giving Up, Think Of The Reason Why You Held On So Long

Learn from the Legend himself: All GMAT Ninja LIVE YouTube videos by topic
You are missing on great learning if you don't know what this is: Project SC Butler
GMAT Club Bot
Re: Despite all the science and massive budgets involved in modern sports   [#permalink] 22 Nov 2019, 07:25
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Despite all the science and massive budgets involved in modern sports

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  





Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne