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# Many of the convenience foods on the market today, like dry

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11. Many of the convenience foods on the market today, like dry cereals, have less nutrients than natural foods, which were dominant a decade or two ago. Many nutritionists claim that dry cereal gives less nourishment than natural foods like eggs or bacon. Opponents of nutritionists' views state that examination of grade-school students show less nutritional deficiency than in their parents' time.

Which of the following, If true, would tend to strengthen the opponents' view?

(A) Grade school children reported eating no breakfast at all.
(B) Fewer convenience foods were available to the parents.
(C) Adults claim to eat convenience foods as well as natural foods.
(D) Convenience foods can be digested just as quickly as natural foods.
(E) Consumers are not likely to sacrifice convenience for nutrition.
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04 Apr 2004, 10:31
This is another tough one!

I'll go with B

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04 Apr 2004, 13:11
Paul wrote:
11. Many of the convenience foods on the market today, like dry cereals, have less nutrients than natural foods, which were dominant a decade or two ago. Many nutritionists claim that dry cereal gives less nourishment than natural foods like eggs or bacon. Opponents of nutritionists' views state that examination of grade-school students show less nutritional deficiency than in their parents' time.

Which of the following, If true, would tend to strengthen the opponents' view?

(A) Grade school children reported eating no breakfast at all.
(B) Fewer convenience foods were available to the parents.
(C) Adults claim to eat convenience foods as well as natural foods.
(D) Convenience foods can be digested just as quickly as natural foods.
(E) Consumers are not likely to sacrifice convenience for nutrition.

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(B) Fewer convenience foods were available to the parents.

parents' time:
few conv. foods available=>more nutriens=>less nutritional def.

de facto "grade-school students show less nutritional deficiency than in their parents' time"

=> nutritionists are wrong

all other answers are out of scope.

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04 Apr 2004, 19:54
Everyone is on the money OA is B
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