Progressives' principles and actions

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Progressives' principles and actions

by MakeUrTimeCount » Tue Jan 10, 2012 3:06 pm
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Which of the following situations is most consistant with the progressives' principles and actions ?
A) A group of legislators forms a series of town hall meetings to determine which reforms citizens desire most.
B) Citizens from neighbouring towns form a multidistrict Parent-Teacher Organization to formulate solutions for budget cuts in lower-income schools.
C) A laid-off factory worker writes his congressman to ask for subsidies for his declining industry.
D) Students at a university stage a sit-in at the dormitory cafetaria to compaign for healthier dining options.
E) Prominent musicians band together for a benefit concert to raise money for victims of an overseas natural disaster.

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by sam2304 » Tue Jan 10, 2012 11:48 pm
Is it D ?
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by MakeUrTimeCount » Wed Jan 11, 2012 5:12 am
No Sam. Not D.

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by Neo Anderson » Wed Jan 11, 2012 6:51 am
I think its A

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by ariz » Wed Jan 11, 2012 9:23 am
A tough one

I will go with B, since I think it is the only option that remotely resembles a solution that the progressives were trying to do as depicted by the passage

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by ArunangsuSahu » Wed Jan 11, 2012 10:27 pm
1st Paragraph: last 3 lines tell about the shabby pictures of the industrialized America
2nd Paragraph: first 3-4 lines tells about "Progressives'" thinking pattern and battle for solution

Choice(B) closely resembles

(E) is trap

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by MakeUrTimeCount » Thu Jan 12, 2012 4:02 am
Yes OA is B indeed.

I would say 'A' is a trap rather than 'E'.
The passage does not say anything about C, D, and E.