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

 It is currently 27 May 2017, 13:21

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

Our tomato soup provides good nutrition: for instance, a

 new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics
Author Message
TAGS:

Hide Tags

Senior Manager
Joined: 16 Sep 2006
Posts: 406
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 83 [0], given: 0

Our tomato soup provides good nutrition: for instance, a [#permalink]

Show Tags

21 Nov 2006, 10:50
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

100% (01:49) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 8 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

4. Our tomato soup provides good nutrition: for instance, a warm bowl of it contains more units of vitamin C than does a serving of apricots or fresh carrots!
The advertisement is misleading if which one of the following is true?
(A) Few people depend exclusively on apricots and carrots to supply vitamin C to their diets.
(B) A liquid can lose vitamins if it stands in contact with the air for a protracted period of time.
(C) Tomato soup contains important nutrients other than vitamin C.
(D) The amount of vitamin C provided by a serving of the advertised soup is less than the amount furnished by a serving of fresh strawberries.
(E) Apricots and fresh carrots are widely known to be nutritious, but their contribution consists primarily in providing a large amount of vitamin A, not a large amount of vitamin C.
If you have any questions
you can ask an expert
New!
Director
Joined: 17 Jul 2006
Posts: 707
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 13 [0], given: 0

Show Tags

21 Nov 2006, 10:59
It should be B.

If we heat the juice which contains vitamins, they will be lost.
VP
Joined: 21 Aug 2006
Posts: 1019
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 31 [0], given: 0

Re: CR on tomato soup !!! [#permalink]

Show Tags

21 Nov 2006, 11:01
jyotsnasarabu wrote:
4. Our tomato soup provides good nutrition: for instance, a warm bowl of it contains more units of vitamin C than does a serving of apricots or fresh carrots!
The advertisement is misleading if which one of the following is true?
(A) Few people depend exclusively on apricots and carrots to supply vitamin C to their diets.
(B) A liquid can lose vitamins if it stands in contact with the air for a protracted period of time.
(C) Tomato soup contains important nutrients other than vitamin C.
(D) The amount of vitamin C provided by a serving of the advertised soup is less than the amount furnished by a serving of fresh strawberries.
(E) Apricots and fresh carrots are widely known to be nutritious, but their contribution consists primarily in providing a large amount of vitamin A, not a large amount of vitamin C.

E seems to be the answer. Apples should be compared with apples, and not oranges.

_________________

The path is long, but self-surrender makes it short;
the way is difficult, but perfect trust makes it easy.

Senior Manager
Joined: 16 Sep 2006
Posts: 406
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 83 [0], given: 0

Show Tags

21 Nov 2006, 11:08
It should be B.

If we heat the juice which contains vitamins, they will be lost.

r u sayin this outa experience?
Senior Manager
Joined: 16 Sep 2006
Posts: 406
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 83 [0], given: 0

Re: CR on tomato soup !!! [#permalink]

Show Tags

21 Nov 2006, 11:09
ak_idc wrote:
jyotsnasarabu wrote:
4. Our tomato soup provides good nutrition: for instance, a warm bowl of it contains more units of vitamin C than does a serving of apricots or fresh carrots!
The advertisement is misleading if which one of the following is true?
(A) Few people depend exclusively on apricots and carrots to supply vitamin C to their diets.
(B) A liquid can lose vitamins if it stands in contact with the air for a protracted period of time.
(C) Tomato soup contains important nutrients other than vitamin C.
(D) The amount of vitamin C provided by a serving of the advertised soup is less than the amount furnished by a serving of fresh strawberries.
(E) Apricots and fresh carrots are widely known to be nutritious, but their contribution consists primarily in providing a large amount of vitamin A, not a large amount of vitamin C.

E seems to be the answer. Apples should be compared with apples, and not oranges.

ohk.....that said...........why not B.......
Senior Manager
Joined: 17 Oct 2006
Posts: 434
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 28 [0], given: 0

Show Tags

21 Nov 2006, 11:12
E....
Director
Joined: 17 Jul 2006
Posts: 707
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 13 [0], given: 0

Show Tags

21 Nov 2006, 11:12
jyotsnasarabu wrote:
It should be B.

If we heat the juice which contains vitamins, they will be lost.

r u sayin this outa experience?

Any food drinks if we heat it , it will lose all its valuable vitamins. This is medical theory.

Here they compare warm bowl of tomato juice with fresh carrots ....

So the amount/quantity of vitamin(either A or C) will not be exactly compared between the hot fruit juice with cold or natural fruit or vegetables.
VP
Joined: 21 Aug 2006
Posts: 1019
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 31 [0], given: 0

Re: CR on tomato soup !!! [#permalink]

Show Tags

21 Nov 2006, 11:18
jyotsnasarabu wrote:
ak_idc wrote:
jyotsnasarabu wrote:
4. Our tomato soup provides good nutrition: for instance, a warm bowl of it contains more units of vitamin C than does a serving of apricots or fresh carrots!
The advertisement is misleading if which one of the following is true?
(A) Few people depend exclusively on apricots and carrots to supply vitamin C to their diets.
(B) A liquid can lose vitamins if it stands in contact with the air for a protracted period of time.

But that is users' problem. The soup might provide the nutrition if used in the recommended way. The producer might even mention on the soup pack that the soup should not be exposed to air for too log. Not a misleading advertisement. No?

(C) Tomato soup contains important nutrients other than vitamin C.
(D) The amount of vitamin C provided by a serving of the advertised soup is less than the amount furnished by a serving of fresh strawberries.
(E) Apricots and fresh carrots are widely known to be nutritious, but their contribution consists primarily in providing a large amount of vitamin A, not a large amount of vitamin C.

E seems to be the answer. Apples should be compared with apples, and not oranges.

ohk.....that said...........why not B.......

_________________

The path is long, but self-surrender makes it short;
the way is difficult, but perfect trust makes it easy.

Senior Manager
Joined: 16 Sep 2006
Posts: 406
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 83 [0], given: 0

Re: CR on tomato soup !!! [#permalink]

Show Tags

21 Nov 2006, 11:21
ak_idc wrote:
jyotsnasarabu wrote:
ak_idc wrote:
jyotsnasarabu wrote:
4. Our tomato soup provides good nutrition: for instance, a warm bowl of it contains more units of vitamin C than does a serving of apricots or fresh carrots!
The advertisement is misleading if which one of the following is true?
(A) Few people depend exclusively on apricots and carrots to supply vitamin C to their diets.
(B) A liquid can lose vitamins if it stands in contact with the air for a protracted period of time.

But that is users' problem. The soup might provide the nutrition if used in the recommended way. The producer might even mention on the soup pack that the soup should not be exposed to air for too log. Not a misleading advertisement. No?

(C) Tomato soup contains important nutrients other than vitamin C.
(D) The amount of vitamin C provided by a serving of the advertised soup is less than the amount furnished by a serving of fresh strawberries.
(E) Apricots and fresh carrots are widely known to be nutritious, but their contribution consists primarily in providing a large amount of vitamin A, not a large amount of vitamin C.

E seems to be the answer. Apples should be compared with apples, and not oranges.

ohk.....that said...........why not B.......

Thanx Ak for that explicit explanation.............not sure which vitamin is gud for CR's........
Senior Manager
Joined: 16 Sep 2006
Posts: 406
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 83 [0], given: 0

Show Tags

21 Nov 2006, 11:28
jyotsnasarabu wrote:
It should be B.

If we heat the juice which contains vitamins, they will be lost.

r u sayin this outa experience?

Any food drinks if we heat it , it will lose all its valuable vitamins. This is medical theory.

Here they compare warm bowl of tomato juice with fresh carrots ....

So the amount/quantity of vitamin(either A or C) will not be exactly compared between the hot fruit juice with cold or natural fruit or vegetables.

ohk.........tht way............
VP
Joined: 15 Jul 2004
Posts: 1457
Schools: Wharton (R2 - submitted); HBS (R2 - submitted); IIMA (admitted for 1 year PGPX)
Followers: 22

Kudos [?]: 195 [0], given: 13

Re: CR on tomato soup !!! [#permalink]

Show Tags

21 Nov 2006, 11:28
jyotsnasarabu wrote:
ak_idc wrote:
jyotsnasarabu wrote:
4. Our tomato soup provides good nutrition: for instance, a warm bowl of it contains more units of vitamin C than does a serving of apricots or fresh carrots!
The advertisement is misleading if which one of the following is true?
(A) Few people depend exclusively on apricots and carrots to supply vitamin C to their diets.
(B) A liquid can lose vitamins if it stands in contact with the air for a protracted period of time.
(C) Tomato soup contains important nutrients other than vitamin C.
(D) The amount of vitamin C provided by a serving of the advertised soup is less than the amount furnished by a serving of fresh strawberries.
(E) Apricots and fresh carrots are widely known to be nutritious, but their contribution consists primarily in providing a large amount of vitamin A, not a large amount of vitamin C.

E seems to be the answer. Apples should be compared with apples, and not oranges.

ohk.....that said...........why not B.......

While B is tempting - it seems to talk about liquids in general - we need to focus on Tomato soup.

Also - it's open ended - liquids lose vitamins - but one could argue that the loss notwithstanding the residual vitamins are still in good enough meausre to compete against apricots etc. One way or the other - to prove B as accurate you would have to make more assumptions than permitted on the GMAT
Senior Manager
Joined: 16 Sep 2006
Posts: 406
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 83 [0], given: 0

Re: CR on tomato soup !!! [#permalink]

Show Tags

21 Nov 2006, 11:32
dwivedys wrote:
jyotsnasarabu wrote:
ak_idc wrote:
jyotsnasarabu wrote:
4. Our tomato soup provides good nutrition: for instance, a warm bowl of it contains more units of vitamin C than does a serving of apricots or fresh carrots!
The advertisement is misleading if which one of the following is true?
(A) Few people depend exclusively on apricots and carrots to supply vitamin C to their diets.
(B) A liquid can lose vitamins if it stands in contact with the air for a protracted period of time.
(C) Tomato soup contains important nutrients other than vitamin C.
(D) The amount of vitamin C provided by a serving of the advertised soup is less than the amount furnished by a serving of fresh strawberries.
(E) Apricots and fresh carrots are widely known to be nutritious, but their contribution consists primarily in providing a large amount of vitamin A, not a large amount of vitamin C.

E seems to be the answer. Apples should be compared with apples, and not oranges.

ohk.....that said...........why not B.......

While B is tempting - it seems to talk about liquids in general - we need to focus on Tomato soup.

Also - it's open ended - liquids lose vitamins - but one could argue that the loss notwithstanding the residual vitamins are still in good enough meausre to compete against apricots etc. One way or the other - to prove B as accurate you would have to make more assumptions than permitted on the GMAT

While B is tempting - it seems to talk about liquids in general - we need to focus on Tomato soup.this particular statement crossed my mind too...................i just have this uncanny knack for overlookin the rite option..................
VP
Joined: 15 Jul 2004
Posts: 1457
Schools: Wharton (R2 - submitted); HBS (R2 - submitted); IIMA (admitted for 1 year PGPX)
Followers: 22

Kudos [?]: 195 [0], given: 13

Show Tags

21 Nov 2006, 11:35
Practice will help you overcome the 'unwanted' uncanny knack
Senior Manager
Joined: 16 Sep 2006
Posts: 406
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 83 [0], given: 0

Show Tags

21 Nov 2006, 11:37
dwivedys wrote:
Practice will help you overcome the 'unwanted' uncanny knack

yepp....practice makes a woman perfect...........
VP
Joined: 25 Jun 2006
Posts: 1167
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 157 [0], given: 0

Show Tags

23 Nov 2006, 01:43
E makes it misleading.
Senior Manager
Joined: 16 Sep 2006
Posts: 406
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 83 [0], given: 0

Show Tags

23 Nov 2006, 06:28
OA is E!
Intern
Joined: 24 Oct 2012
Posts: 2
Followers: 0

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

Re: Our tomato soup provides good nutrition: for instance, a [#permalink]

Show Tags

24 Oct 2012, 16:13
I guess the general consensus is that A, C, and D are out of the window answers.
Ok, so let's talk about B and E.
B is tempting as hell... and I fell for it initially.
However, let's go through this argument in depth.
the most important thing to consider is the conclusion: our tomato soup provides good nutrition.
Why? because our product contains more Vitamin C than apricots or carrots.
Sounds pretty convincing... But think of this:

let's say people need 100 vitamin C daily.
What if... just what if apricots and carrots have an amount of Vitamin C that is 1 and tomato provides thus 1.2?
1.2 is certainly bigger than 1. However, compared to how much a person needs daily, it is an insignificant amount.
This is what E says.

answer B actually does nothing: of course it's tempting to think if the soup sits still for a while and lose vitamin C as a result, this could think that this AD Sux.
however, think about it. Yes, if it sits still for a while, it loses vitamin C. But if it is consumed right away, then it doesn't.
Just because it loses Vitamin C due to a certain condition, that does not mean that the soup doesn't have vitamin C.
Re: Our tomato soup provides good nutrition: for instance, a   [#permalink] 24 Oct 2012, 16:13
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
3 In cars, airbags provide good protection for the chest and head, but l 2 23 Mar 2017, 00:29
3 Commercial: At the Soupcon Soup Company 3 27 Jun 2016, 19:21
13 Most bicycle helmets provide good protection for the top and 11 02 Mar 2016, 18:40
2 Pundit: The only airline providing service for our town 3 04 Jun 2015, 12:41
4 Pundit: The only airline providing service for our town 22 05 Jul 2016, 04:39
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Our tomato soup provides good nutrition: for instance, a

 new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics

 Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.