Check GMAT Club Decision Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases https://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

 It is currently 25 May 2017, 11:14

### 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

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

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# In countries where automobile insurance includes

Author Message
Manager
Joined: 30 Aug 2010
Posts: 91
Location: Bangalore, India
Followers: 5

Kudos [?]: 169 [0], given: 27

In countries where automobile insurance includes [#permalink]

### Show Tags

20 Dec 2010, 03:25
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

38% (02:12) correct 62% (00:51) wrong based on 15 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

In countries where automobile insurance includes compensation for whiplash injuries sustained in automobile accidents, reports of having suffered such injuries are twice as frequent as they are in countries where whiplash is not covered. Presently, no objective test for whiplash exists, so it is true that spurious reports of whiplash injuries cannot be readily identifi ed. Nevertheless, these facts do not warrant the conclusion drawn by some commentators that in the countries with the higher rates of reported whiplash injuries, half of the reported cases are spurious. Clearly, in countries where automobile insurance does not include compensation for whiplash, people often have little incentive to report whiplash injuries that they actually have suffered.

In the argument given, the two boldfaced portions play which of the following roles?

(A) The fi rst is a claim that the argument disputes; the second is a conclusion that has been based on that claim.
(B) The fi rst is a claim that has been used to support a conclusion that the argument accepts; the second is
that conclusion.
(C) The fi rst is evidence that has been used to support a conclusion for which the argument provides further
evidence; the second is the main conclusion of the argument.
(D) The fi rst is a fi nding whose implications are at issue in the argument; the second is a claim presented in
order to argue against deriving certain implications from that fi nding.
(E) The fi rst is a fi nding whose accuracy is evaluated in the argument; the second is evidence presented to
establish that the fi nding is accurate.

OA - after some discussions
Manager
Status: swimming against the current
Joined: 24 Jul 2009
Posts: 247
Location: Chennai, India
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 97 [0], given: 30

Re: Found it very defficult - 750 level - wiplash injuries [#permalink]

### Show Tags

20 Dec 2010, 03:43
C +1 . Exp to follow, if I am right
_________________

Gonna make it this time

Manager
Joined: 30 Aug 2010
Posts: 91
Location: Bangalore, India
Followers: 5

Kudos [?]: 169 [0], given: 27

Re: Found it very defficult - 750 level - wiplash injuries [#permalink]

### Show Tags

20 Dec 2010, 03:52
mailnavin1 wrote:
C +1 . Exp to follow, if I am right

Intern
Joined: 30 Nov 2010
Posts: 6
WE 1: 3 years Information Technology
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 4

Re: Found it very defficult - 750 level - wiplash injuries [#permalink]

### Show Tags

20 Dec 2010, 03:54
I'd go with D
Manager
Joined: 30 Aug 2010
Posts: 91
Location: Bangalore, India
Followers: 5

Kudos [?]: 169 [0], given: 27

Re: Found it very defficult - 750 level - wiplash injuries [#permalink]

### Show Tags

20 Dec 2010, 04:05
DagnyTaggart wrote:
I'd go with D

Yes D is correct. Please explain.
Manager
Status: swimming against the current
Joined: 24 Jul 2009
Posts: 247
Location: Chennai, India
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 97 [0], given: 30

Re: Found it very defficult - 750 level - wiplash injuries [#permalink]

### Show Tags

20 Dec 2010, 06:05
Oops oversight.. Has to be D
_________________

Gonna make it this time

Manager
Joined: 12 Sep 2010
Posts: 224
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 26 [0], given: 24

Re: Found it very defficult - 750 level - wiplash injuries [#permalink]

### Show Tags

20 Dec 2010, 15:16

Suppose country X (with compensation) have 100 reported cases

Country Y (without compensation) have 50 reported cases

The first boldface present a finding and it is implying that the extra 50 reported cases in country X is spurious. People are reporting false cases to get the compensation.

The second boldface argue against that implication. Its explaining the reason that country Y has less reported cases is because people in country Y has less incentive (w/o compensation) to report whiplash. Thus, its not questioning the 50 extra reported cases in country X.

Posted from GMAT ToolKit
Retired Moderator
Status: 2000 posts! I don't know whether I should feel great or sad about it! LOL
Joined: 04 Oct 2009
Posts: 1672
Location: Peru
Schools: Harvard, Stanford, Wharton, MIT & HKS (Government)
WE 1: Economic research
WE 2: Banking
WE 3: Government: Foreign Trade and SMEs
Followers: 103

Kudos [?]: 992 [0], given: 109

Re: Found it very defficult - 750 level - wiplash injuries [#permalink]

### Show Tags

20 Dec 2010, 15:44
+1 D

Between C and D, I preferred D because it is more specific.
_________________

"Life’s battle doesn’t always go to stronger or faster men; but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can."

My Integrated Reasoning Logbook / Diary: http://gmatclub.com/forum/my-ir-logbook-diary-133264.html

GMAT Club Premium Membership - big benefits and savings

Manager
Joined: 09 Jun 2011
Posts: 82
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 0

Re: Found it very defficult - 750 level - wiplash injuries [#permalink]

### Show Tags

13 Sep 2011, 07:50
D
Intern
Joined: 03 Jan 2011
Posts: 21
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 1

Re: Found it very defficult - 750 level - wiplash injuries [#permalink]

### Show Tags

13 Sep 2011, 08:12
D
Re: Found it very defficult - 750 level - wiplash injuries   [#permalink] 13 Sep 2011, 08:12
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
In countries where automobile insurance includes 8 01 Dec 2008, 10:37
1 In countries where automobile insurance includes 6 22 Mar 2011, 12:37
In countries where automobile insurance includes 4 14 May 2008, 07:20
In countries where automobile insurance includes 4 14 May 2008, 07:21
In countries where automobile insurance includes 5 15 Oct 2007, 07:40
Display posts from previous: Sort by