Advertiser's Argument!!!

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Advertiser's Argument!!!

by Ozlemg » Thu Jun 09, 2011 5:01 am
Advertiser: The revenue that newspapers and magazines earn by publishing advertisements allows publishers to keep the prices per copy of their publications much lower than would otherwise be possible. Therefore, consumers benefit economically from advertising.
Consumer: But who pays for the advertising that pays for low-priced newspapers and magazines? We consumers do, because advertisers pass along advertising costs to us through the higher prices they charge for their products.
Which of the following best describes how the consumer counters the advertiser's argument?

A By alleging something that, if true, would weaken the plausibility of the advertiser's conclusion
B By questioning the truth of the purportedly factual statement on which the advertiser's conclusion is based
C By offering an interpretation of the advertiser's opening statement that, if accurate, shows that there is an implicit contradiction in it
D By pointing out that the advertiser's point of view is biased
E By arguing that the advertiser too narrowly restricts the discussion to the effects of advertising that are economic

OA A
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by sivaelectric » Thu Jun 09, 2011 5:29 am
My Choice D

P.S. Is there a typo here
Advertiser: The revenue that newspapers and magazines earn by publishing advertisements allows publishers to keep the prices per copy of their publications much lower than would otherwise be possible. Therefore, consumers benefit economically from advertising.
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by Ozlemg » Thu Jun 09, 2011 5:50 am
Hi Siva

No there is no typo. Pls re check your answer :)
I also got this wrong...
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by vbapatla » Thu Jun 09, 2011 6:19 am
i Think the answer is B.

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by Frankenstein » Thu Jun 09, 2011 6:25 am
Hi,
I know the OA. Still, I feel C is better.
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by akshatmikku » Thu Jun 09, 2011 7:53 am
IMO-A
If this is the correct ans , just follow the structure of the argument to get to the correct ans.

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by akshatmikku » Thu Jun 09, 2011 7:57 am
"I know the OA. Still, I feel C is better."

Could you post the official ans..
and C cannot be the answer because consumers haven't interpreted anything , they are stating there own fresh point of view.

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by atulmangal » Thu Jun 09, 2011 8:20 am
IMO A

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by Frankenstein » Thu Jun 09, 2011 8:32 am
akshatmikku wrote:"I know the OA. Still, I feel C is better."

Could you post the official ans..
and C cannot be the answer because consumers haven't interpreted anything , they are stating there own fresh point of view.
Hi,
OA is A
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