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What does such a question type ask?

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What does such a question type ask?

Post Fri Nov 09, 2007 6:45 pm
What does such a question type ask?

Which of the following , if true, would be most damaging to X's position?

What does the above question mean
-> which of them would worsen X's position further
or
->which of them would nullify X's position (would in fact better X's position and thereby damage his stand on the position)

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Post Mon Nov 12, 2007 3:19 pm
gmatrant wrote:
What does such a question type ask?

Which of the following , if true, would be most damaging to X's position?

What does the above question mean
-> which of them would worsen X's position further
or
->which of them would nullify X's position (would in fact better X's position and thereby damage his stand on the position)

[/b][/i]
This question is asking, 'which of the following would be evidence that would hurt/discredit/damage the argument made by X'

So I guess your first interpretation is correct.

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