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# People who are red/green color-blind cannot distinguish

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7. People who are red/green color-blind cannot distinguish between green and brown, Gerald cannot distinguish between green and brown. Therefore Gerald is red/green color-blind.

Which one of the following most closely parallels the reasoning in the argument presented in the passage?
(A) People who are fair-skinned suffer from sunburn. William is fair-skinned. Therefore William suffers from sunburn.
(B) People who are suffering from sinusitis lose their sense of smell. Mary has lost her sense of smell. Therefore Mary is suffering from sinusitis.
(C) People who have suffered from jaundice cannot become blood donors, Jean is a blood donor. Therefore Jean has not suffered from jaundice.
(D) People who are color-blind cannot become airline pilots. Arthur is color-blind. Therefore Arthur cannot become an airline pilot.
(E) People who are diabetic cannot eat large amounts of sugar. Freda is diabetic. Therefore Freda is on a special diet.

The OA is

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02 Jul 2009, 02:57
B it is.
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02 Jul 2009, 03:12

The probable candidates for an answer are
(B) People who are suffering from sinusitis lose their sense of smell. Mary has lost her sense of smell. Therefore Mary is suffering from sinusitis.
(C) People who have suffered from jaundice cannot become blood donors,Jean is a blood donor Therefore Jean has not suffered from jaundice.
The coloured portion of the choice (C) should be negative to match with the argument.
Thus B is the ans.

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