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4. Technological education is worsening. People between eighteen and twenty-four, who are just emerging from their formal education, are more likely to be technologically illiterate than somewhat older adults. And yet, issues for public referenda will increasingly involve aspects of technology.
Which of the following conclusions can be properly drawn from the statements above?
(A) If all young people are to make informed decisions on public referenda, many of them must learn more about technology.
(B) Thorough studies of technological issues and innovations should be made a required part of the public and private school curriculum.
(C) It should be suggested that prospective voters attend applied science courses in order to acquire a minimal competency in technical matters.
(D) If young people are not to be overly influenced by famous technocrats, they must increase their knowledge of pure science.
(E) On public referenda issues, young people tend to confuse real or probable technologies with impossible ideals.
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Leaving E, D and C are out for me because they are out of scope. Only A and B remain. A is too extreme for me. And I don't understand very well what informed decisions refers to. I choose B.

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Personally I would sway the other way and say A.

Passage says tech education is getting worse. Younger people are more technologically illiterate. Issues for public referenda involve more and more aspects of technology.

Statement A says that to make informed decisions, many young people must learn more about technology. To me this looks very similar to what the passage is trying to say.

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New post 30 Oct 2005, 16:01
yes, I agree with you. Actually B is too general to be taken as a conclusion. A is my final choice.

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I also go for A.

Since, the young generations between 18 and 24 lack tech education and these people have to have some tech knowledge for public referendum; most of them should go through some sort of technical know-how courses.

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Betwee A and B??? A is correct.

A - is correct.
B - Public and Private education????
This can be misleading as there is a mention of 'formal education'.
C - Out of Scope.
D - Out of Scope.
E - Out of Scope.

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New post 31 Oct 2005, 10:17
Had to read this a few times, but I chose A.

they are tying the tech education with referenda in the stimulus.

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4. Technological education is worsening. People between eighteen and twenty-four, who are just emerging from their formal education, are more likely to be technologically illiterate than somewhat older adults. And yet, issues for public referenda will increasingly involve aspects of technology.
Which of the following conclusions can be properly drawn from the statements above?
(A) If all young people are to make informed decisions on public referenda, many of them must learn more about technology.
(B) Thorough studies of technological issues and innovations should be made a required part of the public and private school curriculum.
(C) It should be suggested that prospective voters attend applied science courses in order to acquire a minimal competency in technical matters.
(D) If young people are not to be overly influenced by famous technocrats, they must increase their knowledge of pure science.
(E) On public referenda issues, young people tend to confuse real or probable technologies with impossible ideals.

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4. Technological education is worsening. People between eighteen and twenty-four, who are just emerging from their formal education, are more likely to be technologically illiterate than somewhat older adults. And yet, issues for public referenda will increasingly involve aspects of technology.
Which of the following conclusions can be properly drawn from the statements above?
(A) If all young people are to make informed decisions on public referenda, many of them must learn more about technology.
(B) Thorough studies of technological issues and innovations should be made a required part of the public and private school curriculum.
(C) It should be suggested that prospective voters attend applied science courses in order to acquire a minimal competency in technical matters.
(D) If young people are not to be overly influenced by famous technocrats, they must increase their knowledge of pure science.
(E) On public referenda issues, young people tend to confuse real or probable technologies with impossible ideals.


A is the answer?
C, D and E are out of scope. B is too extreme.

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New post 31 Oct 2005, 13:48
A is my answer as well.

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OA is A.
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OA is A.
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The evidence indicates that students are technologically illiterate compare with older adults. IMO, the assumption is that older adults are able to participate public referenda. Therefore, if students are to participate on public referanda, then the students need to increase their knowledge on technology.

The answer is A.

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