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The noise caused by airplanes during takeoff and landing imposes a large burden on people who live or work near airports. When airports operate late at night or early in the morning, the disturbance can disrupt normal sleeping patterns, even leading to severe sleep deprivation disorders. When the flight paths of airplanes lie too close to the ground, the resulting noise interferes with work performance in nearby businesses and the peaceful enjoyment of life by residents in the proximity. However, the operation of an airport, unlike a neighbor who simply plays music too loudly, provides a valuable benefit to the surrounding community, in the form of convenient transportation for both personal and economic purposes. Thus the only option is to establish standards for the reasonable operation of airports and fine those that violate the guidelines.

The bolded phrase plays which of the following roles in the argument above?


A. It explains why one potential alternative to establishing a system of standards and fines is unacceptable.

B. It provides background information that is not directly related to the conclusion of the argument.

C. It supports a policy of stricter regulations for airports than for neighbors playing of music.

D. It undermines the argument advocating a system of regulations and fines for the unreasonable operation of an airport.

E. It explains why some people choose to live near enough to airports to be affected by the noise.

Originally posted by yogirb8801 on 17 May 2013, 04:16.
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The noise caused by airplanes during takeoff and landing imposes a large burden on people who live or work near airports. When airports operate late at night or early in the morning, the disturbance can disrupt normal sleeping patterns, even leading to severe sleep deprivation disorders. When the flight paths of airplanes lie too close to the ground, the resulting noise interferes with work performance in nearby businesses and the peaceful enjoyment of life by residents in the proximity. However, the operation of an airport, unlike a neighbor who simply plays music too loudly, provides a valuable benefit to the surrounding community, in the form of convenient transportation for both personal and economic purposes. Thus the only option is to establish standards for the reasonable operation of airports and fine those that violate the guidelines.

The bolded phrase plays which of the following roles in the argument above?


1. It explains why one potential alternative to establishing a system of standards and fines is unacceptable.-Correct- the argument is strengthened by contradicting the alternative..."the operation of an airport, unlike a neighbor who simply plays music too loudly"


2. It provides background information that is not directly related to the conclusion of the argument.-Incorrect-It is important for the conclusion


3. It supports a policy of stricter regulations for airports than for neighbors playing of music.-Incorrect-It does not support the policy..infact it says that both music and airplanes causes noise ..but airplanes atleast provide benefits... music unnecessarily creates noise...


4. It undermines the argument advocating a system of regulations and fines for the unreasonable operation of an airport.-Incorrect- infact a system of regulation is required according to the argument


5. It explains why some people choose to live near enough to airports to be affected by the noise.-Incorrect-Contradicts the argument- Argument says that the noise causes a huge burden on the residents
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The noise caused by airplanes during takeoff and landing imposes a large burden on people who live or work near airports. When airports operate late at night or early in the morning, the disturbance can disrupt normal sleeping patterns, even leading to severe sleep deprivation disorders. When the flight paths of airplanes lie too close to the ground, the resulting noise interferes with work performance in nearby businesses and the peaceful enjoyment of life by residents in the proximity. However, the operation of an airport, unlike a neighbor who simply plays music too loudly, provides a valuable benefit to the surrounding community, in the form of convenient transportation for both personal and economic purposes. Thus the only option is to establish standards for the reasonable operation of airports and fine those that violate the guidelines.

The bolded phrase plays which of the following roles in the argument above?

A. It explains why one potential alternative to establishing a system of standards and fines is unacceptable.
It advocates fines to regulate noise but keep the benefits of airport operation instead of ceasing airport operations (the one potential alternative).

B. It provides background information that is not directly related to the conclusion of the argument.
The statement is an opinion, and therefore can't be called "background information."

C. It supports a policy of stricter regulations for airports than for neighbors playing of music.
The neighbors playing music was used to contrast airport noise, not to compare the strictness of regulation.

D. It undermines the argument advocating a system of regulations and fines for the unreasonable operation of an airport.
It actually supports a system of fines and regulations.

E. It explains why some people choose to live near enough to airports to be affected by the noise.
It definitely doesn't do this.
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The noise caused by airplanes during takeoff and landing imposes a large burden on people who live or work near airports. When airports operate late at night or early in the morning, the disturbance can disrupt normal sleeping patterns, even leading to severe sleep deprivation disorders. When the flight paths of airplanes lie too close to the ground, the resulting noise interferes with work performance in nearby businesses and the peaceful enjoyment of life by residents in the proximity. However, the operation of an airport, unlike a neighbor who simply plays music too loudly, provides a valuable benefit to the surrounding community, in the form of convenient transportation for both personal and economic purposes. Thus the only option is to establish standards for the reasonable operation of airports and fine those that violate the guidelines.

The bolded phrase plays which of the following roles in the argument above?

A. It explains why one potential alternative to establishing a system of standards and fines is unacceptable.

B. It provides background information that is not directly related to the conclusion of the argument.

C. It supports a policy of stricter regulations for airports than for neighbors playing of music.

D. It undermines the argument advocating a system of regulations and fines for the unreasonable operation of an airport.

E. It explains why some people choose to live near enough to airports to be affected by the noise.


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I belive the bold part plays the role of a counter premise ( Correct me if I am wrong )
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The noise caused by airplanes during takeoff and landing imposes a large burden on people who live or work near airports.
When airports operate late at night or early in the morning, the disturbance can disrupt normal sleeping patterns, even leading to severe sleep deprivation disorders. When the flight paths of airplanes lie too close to the ground, the resulting noise interferes with work performance in nearby businesses and the peaceful enjoyment of life by residents in the proximity. However, the operation of an airport, unlike a neighbor who simply plays music too loudly, provides a valuable benefit to the surrounding community, in the form of convenient transportation for both personal and economic purposes. Thus the only option is to establish standards for the reasonable operation of airports and fine those that violate the guidelines.


The bolded phrase plays which of the following roles in the argument above?

A. It explains why one potential alternative to establishing a system of standards and fines is unacceptable...........if not fines transportation cannot be achieved. so one alternative of removal of airport due to its noise other than fines is unacceptable.

B. It provides background information that is not directly related to the conclusion of the argument............not true as it is related although indirectly.

C. It supports a policy of stricter regulations for airports than for neighbors playing of music.............wrong comparison as the latter is an analogy used to explain the scenario.

D. It undermines the argument advocating a system of regulations and fines for the unreasonable operation of an airport..........It does not undermine fines instead is supportive of it.

E. It explains why some people choose to live near enough to airports to be affected by the noise..........unrelated since no one chose to be affected.
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The answer can be reached by elimination. "B" says not related to the information in the conclusion, however it is related. In "C" "neighbors playing music" is just an analogy. In "D" it does not undermine; on the contrary it supports and "E" is not even relevant.So we are only left with "A" which is the correct option since "A" gives an explanation that why airports are also necessary and cannot be standardized with other examples.
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Please explain Why A is right. I'm confused :(
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