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In a survey of undergraduates, two-fifths admitted to having cheated on an exam at least once during their education. However, the survey may underestimate the proportion of undergraduates who have cheated, because ____________.

Which of the following best completes the passage above?

(A) some undergraduates who have cheated at least once might have claimed on the survey never to have cheated

(B) some undergraduates who have never cheated might have claimed on the survey to have cheated

(C) some undergraduates who claimed on the survey to have cheated at least once may have cheated on multiple occasions throughout their education

(D) some undergraduates who claimed on the survey to have cheated at least once may have been answering honestly

(E) some students who are not undergraduates have probably cheated at least once during their education

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In a survey of undergraduates, two-fifths admitted to having cheated on an exam at least once during their education. However, the survey may underestimate the proportion of undergraduates who have cheated, because ____________.

Which of the following best completes the passage above?

(A) some undergraduates who have cheated at least once might have claimed on the survey never to have cheated

(B) some undergraduates who have never cheated might have claimed on the survey to have cheated

(C) some undergraduates who claimed on the survey to have cheated at least once may have cheated on multiple occasions throughout their education

(D) some undergraduates who claimed on the survey to have cheated at least once may have been answering honestly

(E) some students who are not undergraduates have probably cheated at least once during their education


Pay attention to the stem " However, the survey may underestimate the proportion of undergraduates who have cheated, "
we have to find option showing the undergradutes who cheated are lying ,and option A states the same

Hence Ans A
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