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# Some people have questioned the teacher's objectivity in

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Some people have questioned the teacher's objectivity in awarding marks. she was found to be more partial to girl students than she would to boy students.But the record shows that she has given paasing marks to 80% of the boys in the class while passing only 65% of the girls. This clearly shows that the teacher has not discriminated against boys in the class in awarding marks. The argument above is flawed in that it ignored the possibility that
(A) A large number of the students whom the teacher evaluated were boys.
(B) Many teachers find it difficult to be objective when awarding marks to the students since they always have a personal bias/favorites.
(C) The teacher is baised against the boys who complained that boys who did not complain to the officials.
(D) The partiality against boys that the teacher is accused of, have been of boys who did not pass in at least one other subject.
(E) The evidence shows the greater % of boys should have passed, while fewer of girls should have passed, than the final numbers.
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02 Oct 2012, 14:16
IMO E

(A) A large number of the students whom the teacher evaluated were boys. --> Add no value to the argument as they are in %.
(B) Many teachers find it difficult to be objective when awarding marks to the students since they always have a personal bias/favorites.--> OOS
(C) The teacher is baised against the boys who complained that boys who did not complain to the officials.--> OOS
(D) The partiality against boys that the teacher is accused of, have been of boys who did not pass in at least one other subject.--> OOS
(E) The evidence shows the greater % of boys should have passed, while fewer of girls should have passed, than the final numbers. --> correct answer this shows that the teacher was partial
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02 Oct 2012, 14:25
My answer is E as well.

Rest all are out of scope.

Whats OA?
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