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To be horrific, a monster must be threatening. Whether or not it presents psychological, moral, or social dangers, or triggers enduring infantile fears, if a monster is physically dangerous then it is threatening. In fact, even a physically benign monster is horrific if it inspires revulsion.

Which one of the following logically follows from the statements above?

(A) Any horror-story monster that is threatening is also horrific.
(B) A monster that is psychologically dangerous, but that does not inspire revulsion, is not horrific.
(C) If a monster triggers infantile fears but is not physically dangerous, then it is not horrific.
(D) If a monster is both horrific and psychologically threatening, then it does not inspire revulsion.
(E) All monsters that are not physically dangerous, but that are psychologically dangerous and inspire revulsion, are threatening.

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To be horrific, a monster must be threatening. Whether or not it presents psychological, moral, or social dangers, or triggers enduring infantile fears, if a monster is physically dangerous then it is threatening. In fact, even a physically benign monster is horrific if it inspires revulsion.

Inference question:

(A) Any horror-story monster that is threatening is also horrific.----> to extreme ( passage just states that a monster must be horrific, it does not mean all monster will be horific)

(B) A monster that is psychologically dangerous, but that does not inspire revulsion, is not horrific.--->correct ( passage states that psychologically dangerous or not, does not matter, but even a benign monster is horific ...if it inspires revulsion)....therefore, the least monster can also be dangerous if it inspires revulsion; therefore, a monster to is horific if it inspires revulsion; so if a monster does not inspire revulsion than it is not horific.

(C) If a monster triggers infantile fears but is not physically dangerous, then it is not horrific.---> incorrect ( passage states, benign monster can also be horific, so physically dangerous would definately be horific; and infantile yes or no, does not matter)

(D) If a monster is both horrific and psychologically threatening, then it does not inspire revulsion.---> incorrect ( opposite of the information infered from passage)

(E) All monsters that are not physically dangerous, but that are psychologically dangerous and inspire revulsion, are threatening.---> to extreme ( passage talks of a monster, not all monsters )
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Can any of the experts weigh in here, please? Thanks!

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To be horrific, a monster must be threatening [to be horrific monster must be threatening, so monster cannot be horrific if it is not threatening]. Whether or not it presents psychological, moral, or social dangers, or triggers enduring infantile fears, if a monster is physically dangerous then it is threatening [Whether monster does any of the underlined things, IF monster is physically dangerous then it is threatening, that means regardless of whether monster does any of the underlined things, and for them to be threatening, monster has to be physically dangerous]. In fact, even a physically benign monster is horrific if it inspires revulsion.

So, to be horrific Three things are required: Threatening, Physically dangerous (As it results in threatening) and revulsion

Which one of the following logically follows from the statements above?

(A) Any horror-story monster that is threatening is also horrific. (Already stated in the argument)
(B) A monster that is psychologically dangerous, but that does not inspire revulsion, is not horrific. (No, as a psychologically dangerous monster may be physically dangerous and subsequently be horrific)
(C) If a monster triggers infantile fears but is not physically dangerous, then it is not horrific. (We dont know if this monster fulfills anyone one of the three criteria for being threatening,as stated above)
(D) If a monster is both horrific and psychologically threatening, then it does not inspire revulsion. (Not necessarily....a monster can be horrific, and so threatening, and may inspire revulsion)
(E) All monsters that are not physically dangerous, but that are psychologically dangerous and inspire revulsion, are threatening. (Correct: any monster who inspires revulsion, and it may be physically benign, is horrific....so a psychologically dangerous monster who inspires revulsion is horrific.)
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New post 11 Jan 2019, 20:51
Thank you! I was confused with “C” but now it’s clear.

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