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To fully appreciate contemporary folk songs is to understand the history of American country music more comprehensively than those that do not understand the history of American country music. Many musicians do not appreciate contemporary folk songs. Therefore, those that prefer contemporary folk songs have more of an understanding of the history of American country music than many musicians.

Which of the following is an assumption upon which the argument depends?

Many musicians prefer contemporary folk songs.

Those that fully appreciate contemporary folk songs enjoy contemporary folk songs.

Those that prefer contemporary folk songs understand the history of American country music.

Those that prefer contemporary folk songs fully appreciate contemporary folk songs.

Many musicians fully appreciate contemporary folk songs.

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To fully appreciate contemporary folk songs is to understand the history of American country music more comprehensively than those that do not understand the history of American country music. Many musicians do not appreciate contemporary folk songs. Therefore, those that prefer contemporary folk songs have more of an understanding of the history of American country music than many musicians.

Which of the following is an assumption upon which the argument depends?

Many musicians prefer contemporary folk songs.

Those that fully appreciate contemporary folk songs enjoy contemporary folk songs.

Those that prefer contemporary folk songs understand the history of American country music.

Those that prefer contemporary folk songs fully appreciate contemporary folk songs.

Many musicians fully appreciate contemporary folk songs.
The assumption is WHAT MUST BE TRUE for the conclusion to be valid.

Premise: To understand the history of country music, one must FULLY APPRECIATE contemporary folk songs.
Conclusion: People who PREFER contemporary folk songs understand the history of American country music better than many musicians.

For the conclusion to be valid, it must be true that people who PREFER contemporary folk songs also FULLY APPRECIATE contemporary folk songs.
D: Those that prefer contemporary folk songs fully appreciate contemporary folk songs.

The correct answer is D.

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I agree it's "D"

The origin of country music can be traced with the 17th century.It takes its roots from styles such as folk music & blues.

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