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Investor: Careless investment practices alone have been blamed for the 10 year long slump in the stock market. Yet clearly, government involvement have also played an important role in slump in the stock market. In the past ten years, the government has passed regulations that encourage companies to take risks that would have previously been avoided. This trend of sudden risk taking caused many potentially profitable companies to become insolvent rapidly, leading to stock prices of many companies to plummet.

In the hunter's argument, the boldface portion plays which of the following roles?

A.It is a judgment that the argument opposes.
B.It is the main conclusion of the argument.
C.It provides evidence in support of the main conclusion of the argument.
D.It is a finding that the argument seeks to explain.
E.It is an objection that has been raised against the main conclusion of the argument


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Re: Investor: Careless investment practices alone have been blamed for the [#permalink]

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A.It is a judgment that the argument opposes. - The argument doesn't oppose the boldface.

B.It is the main conclusion of the argument. - Correct.

C.It provides evidence in support of the main conclusion of the argument. - Its not an evidence and the boldface itself is the main conclusion.

D.It is a finding that the argument seeks to explain. - Its not a finding.

E.It is an objection that has been raised against the main conclusion of the argument - The bold face doesn't oppose. It co-exists with the first statement.

Answer: B
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