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# Either PerryтАЩs faction or

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Either PerryтАЩs faction or TuckerтАЩs faction, but not both, will win control of the government. If PerryтАЩs faction wins, the nation will suffer economically. If TuckerтАЩs faction wins, the nation will suffer militarily.

Given the statements in the passage, which one of the following statements must be true?

(A) It is possible, but not certain, that the nation will neither suffer economically nor suffer militarily.

(B) If the nation suffers economically, it is certain that PerryтАЩs faction has won control of the government.

(C) It is certain that the nation will suffer either economically or militarily, and also certain that it will not suffer both.

(D) If the nation suffers militarily, it is possible, but not certain, that TuckerтАЩs faction has won control of the government.

(E) If the nation suffers both economically and militarily, it is certain that neither PerryтАЩs faction nor TuckerтАЩs has won control of the government.

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26 Jan 2004, 14:52
D is the most diplomatic answer.

This Q is of type if A then B. If B then it may be that A happened. If not B then definitely not A.

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