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by geet » Mon Jul 13, 2009 9:48 pm
Traveler: Southern Airways has a far worse safety record than Air Dacentaria over the past few years, in terms of both the frequency of accidents and the severity of accidents. Therefore, although Air Dacentaria is slightly more expensive, I will choose it over Southern Airways for my flight from Pederton to Dacenta, since it is worth paying extra to have a safer flight.

Which of the following, if true, casts the most serious doubt on the traveler's argument?

(A) Air Dacentaria's flight from Pederton to Dacenta is nonstop, whereas Southern Airways' flight touches down in Gorinda on the way.

(B) Most Southern Airways flights, but not its flight from Pederton to Dacenta, use Sarmouth airport, which because of its mountainous location is one of the world's most dangerous.

(C) For its flights from Pederton to Dacenta, Southern Airways uses a different model of airplane, with a smaller capacity, than the model Air Dacentaria uses for its flights on the same route.

(D) Only in the last few years has the cost of flying from Pederton to Dacenta been more expensive on Air Dacentaria than on Southern Airways.

(E) Although the frequency of accidents is greater on Southern Airways, on both airlines the proportion of flights that have accidents is very small

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by ashaydesai » Mon Jul 13, 2009 9:54 pm
IMO:B But it is the best amongst the worst.

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by skr172 » Tue Jul 14, 2009 2:19 am
I think its E. The traveler chooses Air Dacentaria as he/she thinks that it is "safer". Safer becoz the frequence and severity of accidents in Southern Airways is worse. If it were that the proportion of flights that have accidents is same, then both flights are equally good (equally bad rather :wink: ). So it attacks the assumption directly

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Re: Air Dacentaria's

by ketkoag » Tue Jul 14, 2009 2:53 am
geet wrote:Traveler: Southern Airways has a far worse safety record than Air Dacentaria over the past few years, in terms of both the frequency of accidents and the severity of accidents. Therefore, although Air Dacentaria is slightly more expensive, I will choose it over Southern Airways for my flight from Pederton to Dacenta, since it is worth paying extra to have a safer flight.

Which of the following, if true, casts the most serious doubt on the traveler's argument?

(A) Air Dacentaria's flight from Pederton to Dacenta is nonstop, whereas Southern Airways' flight touches down in Gorinda on the way.

(B) Most Southern Airways flights, but not its flight from Pederton to Dacenta, use Sarmouth airport, which because of its mountainous location is one of the world's most dangerous.

(C) For its flights from Pederton to Dacenta, Southern Airways uses a different model of airplane, with a smaller capacity, than the model Air Dacentaria uses for its flights on the same route.

(D) Only in the last few years has the cost of flying from Pederton to Dacenta been more expensive on Air Dacentaria than on Southern Airways.

(E) Although the frequency of accidents is greater on Southern Airways, on both airlines the proportion of flights that have accidents is very small
B should be the answer coz it clearly states a reason that on his travel it does not matter which flight is safer coz B says that except this route, the other routes use dangerous station.. so there is no reason that passenger should pay more for safety since both are safe for this route..

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by ssmiles08 » Tue Jul 14, 2009 3:00 am
IMO B.

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by Mayur Sand » Tue Jul 14, 2009 8:51 am
ssmiles08 wrote:IMO B.
B is referring to facts which are out of context . even though i don't like E too but its the possible answer

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by cata1yst » Tue Jul 14, 2009 11:00 am
Mayur Sand wrote:
ssmiles08 wrote:IMO B.
B is referring to facts which are out of context . even though i don't like E too but its the possible answer
B.

You can the statements as "if true."

B would most weaken this statement since the Southern Airways has more dangerous landing/take off place. Therefore more accidents.

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by mehravikas » Tue Jul 14, 2009 1:08 pm
IMO - B

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by hariharakarthi » Wed Jul 15, 2009 5:02 am
Premise:
A.Southern Airways has a far worse safety record
B.Air Dacentaria is slightly more expensive

Conclusion:
Choose Air Dacentaria for Safe travel.

The conclusion is based on the Premise A, which is safety record.

In ANS E: It directly contradicts the premise A.
If an ans choice direclty contradicts the premise, then it correct in Weaken qn.
ANS B: It does not weaken/undermine the conclusion.

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by yeloaw » Wed Jul 15, 2009 7:56 am
IMO E

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by geet » Wed Jul 15, 2009 9:11 am
OA is B

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by james33 » Sun May 15, 2016 8:15 pm
I am pretty sure that the right Answer is B