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Nuclear Plant Accident

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The initial causes of serious accidents at nuclear power plants have not so far been flaws in the advanced-technology portion of the plants. Rather, the initial causes have been attributed to human error, as when a worker at the Browns Mills reactor in the United States dropped a candle and started a fire, or to flaws in the plumbing, exemplified in a recent incident in Japan. Such everyday events cannot be thought unlikely to occur over the long run.
Which of the following is most strongly supported by the statements above?
(A) Now that nuclear power generation has become a part of everyday life, an ever-increasing yearly incidence of serious accidents at plants can be expected.
(B) If nuclear power plants continue in operation, a serious accident at such a plant is not improbable.
(C) The likelihood of human error at the operating consoles of nuclear power generators cannot be lessened by thoughtful design of dials, switches, and displays.
(D) The design of nuclear power plants attempts to compensate for possible failures of the materials used in their construction.
(E) No serious accident will be caused in the future by some flaw in the advanced-technology portion of a nuclear power plant.

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The Argument is : Such Everyday events can likely to occur over the long run.
Support Statements : Human Errors, flaws in plumbing

I would go with C.

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What is the OA?
I will go with B.

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B.

OA please.

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OA: B

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I'm confused between B and C. Can anyone please explain why it is B and not C?

Thanks

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Confusion Confusion..

I chose C.
Could anyone explain me y it is B not C ??

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