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Having lived through extraordinary childhood circumstances, Robin has

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Having lived through extraordinary childhood circumstances, Robin has no conception of the moral difference between right and wrong, only between what is legally permitted and what is not. When Robin committed an offense, Robin did not recognize the fact that it was a morally wrong act, despite knowing that it was illegal.

From the statements above, which one of the following can be properly inferred?


(A) Robin committed no offense that was not legally permissible.

(B) Robin did something that was morally wrong.

(C) Moral ignorance is never excusable in the eyes of the law.

(D) Robin’s childhood could have provided more adequate moral training even in the circumstances.

(E) Robin could now be brought to see the moral difference between right and wrong.

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New post 09 Jul 2018, 07:23
+1 for B.

(A) Robin committed no offense that was not legally permissible. --> Irrelevant

(B) Robin did something that was morally wrong. --> Correct, can be inferred

(C) Moral ignorance is never excusable in the eyes of the law. --> Out Of Scope

(D) Robin’s childhood could have provided more adequate moral training even in the circumstances. --> Out Of Scope

(E) Robin could now be brought to see the moral difference between right and wrong. --> Out Of Scope

Hence, B.
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B? Other options are either prescriptive or predictive...

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B.. but it kind of seems to repeat what’s already stated..


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Many of the answers in inference based questions, i found the answer to be wrong in which the answer says something what is already written in the paragraph given.Then how come B is the answer for this?
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New post 15 Jul 2018, 21:52
An inference is something that must be true. An inference is something we deduce from the given info. Not necessary that it should be new info. It can be worded differently from the info given in the argument. Option B is rephrasing the given info and hence is right.
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New post 17 Jul 2018, 02:10
Aditya but in many cases, in solution i have seen people negating the option saying this is already mentioned in the passage.
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New post 27 Jul 2018, 01:22
Bunuel wrote:
Having lived through extraordinary childhood circumstances, Robin has no conception of the moral difference between right and wrong, only between what is legally permitted and what is not. When Robin committed an offense, Robin did not recognize the fact that it was a morally wrong act, despite knowing that it was illegal.

From the statements above, which one of the following can be properly inferred?


(A) Robin committed no offense that was not legally permissible.

(B) Robin did something that was morally wrong.

(C) Moral ignorance is never excusable in the eyes of the law.

(D) Robin’s childhood could have provided more adequate moral training even in the circumstances.

(E) Robin could now be brought to see the moral difference between right and wrong.


Using POE, only B is correct. But it should have been rephrased in a better way. It seems a cut-paste of premise.
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