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Only 1 can be inferred from the passage. Option 3 seems to be awkward and far fetched.

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B

'I' is clear
I think 'III' is correct coz it is explicitly given that "This explains in large part". It can't explain in a larger part unless it occupies a larger part in the discussed argument

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III is more like an assumption for the argument when it states (Most govt workers are civil servants)
Negate it the argument doesnt hold good. You cant call the govt inefficient.

Hence A

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Chose B but agree with the explanation fo A.

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Fri Aug 24, 2012 10:07 am
i went with both 1 and 3
but 3 may be cannot withstand as it is based on the assumption that more number of employees determine the fate of the govt.
only one weak president can cause fluctuations which cannot be recovered

please tell me if my reasoning is wrong..

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Even if 25% of the government employees tend to loaf we may say that the government is inefficient.

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FightWithGMAT wrote:
kvcpk wrote:
In the effort to fire a Civil Service employee, his or her manager may have to spend up to \$100,000 of tax money. Since Civil Service employees know how hard it is to fire them, they tend to loaf. This explains in large part why the government is so inefficient.
It can be properly inferred on the basis of the statements above that the author believes which of the following?
I. Too much job security can have a negative influence on workers.
II. More government workers should be fired.
III. Most government workers are Civil Service employees.
(A) I only
(B) I and III only
(C) II only
(D) I, II, and III
(E) III only
IMO A
IMO b. both 1 and 3 are correct,i think. 1 is obvous,and 3rd because argument gives reference to only civil service employs and tells that the government is inefficient.

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In the effort to fire a Civil Service employee, his or her manager may have to spend up to \$100,000 of tax money. Since Civil Service employees know how hard it is to fire them, they tend to loaf. This explains in large part why the government is so inefficient.

First i choose A after more analyis i picked C

It is like numbers problem

If there are few civil service employees then the amount may not be big compared the budget and reserves

but if most of government employes are civil servants the it becomes a serious issue

B!

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IMO A

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(A) I only

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In my opinion its B

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