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| The most direct way to gather objective information about children is to observe them in the course of their everyday lives and record what happens. Since the presence of a stranger (that is, the researcher) is likely to be intrusive in many situations, the ideal strategy is to arrange to have the children observed by someone who ordinarily spends time with them—a parent or teacher, for example. (Michael Cole and Sheila R. Cole, The Development of Children) | | Selected Answer:|    The ideal strategy is to arrange to have the children observed by someone who ordinarily spends time with them—a parent or teacher, for example. | Correct Answer:|    The ideal strategy is to arrange to have the children observed by someone who ordinarily spends time with them—a parent or teacher, for example. |

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  Question 2 | 3 out of 3 points   |
| Cows' milk is hardly the perfect food, as the American Dairy Association would have us believe. Whole milk consumed in large quantities can raise blood cholesterol levels and contribute to heart disease. Studies have indicated a connection between the sugars in milk and ovarian cancer. The proteins in cows' milk can cause the body to develop antibodies that can lead to diabetes, and in a fourth of the population milk causes bloating, flatulence, and sometimes diarrhea. (Jane Brody, Debate over Milk: Time to Look at the Facts) | | | | | Selected Answer:|    Cows' milk is hardly the perfect food, as the American Dairy Association would have us believe. | Correct Answer:|    Cows' milk is hardly the perfect food, as the American Dairy Association would have us believe. |

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  Question 3 | 3 out of 3 points   |
| The significance of meat eating for future human evolution was enormous. Not only did it provide a secure source of high quality protein, but as an accidental by product, it made possible the development of larger brains. The nutritive demands of nerve tissue are high--higher in fact than the demands of the other types of tissue in the human body. One can meet these demands on a vegetarian diet, but the overall nutritive value of a given amount of such food is less than that of the same amount of meat. | | | | | Selected Answer:|    The significance of meat eating for future human evolution was enormous. | Correct Answer:|    The significance of meat eating for future human evolution was enormous. |

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  Question 4 | 3 out of 3 points   |
| Acid rain is an ecological threat that must be taken seriously. Acid rain has killed the fish in thousands of lakes, and it has caused billions of dollars in damages to important crops. Furthermore, acid rain poses a serious threat to our nation's forests. | | | | | Selected Answer:|    Acid rain is an ecological threat that must be taken seriously. | Correct Answer:|    Acid rain is an ecological threat that must be taken seriously. |

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  Question 5 | 2 out of 2 points   |
| Jogging 5 miles each day is a ___________ condition for staying in shape. | | | | | Selected Answer:|    sufficient |
Correct Answer:|    sufficient |
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  Question 6 | 2 out of 2 points   |
| Traveling abroad is a ___________ condition for learning a new language. | | | | | Selected Answer:|    sufficient |
Correct Answer:|    sufficient |
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  Question 7 | 4 out of 4 points   |
| Papa Bear's bed is longer than Momma Bear's, and Momma Bear's is longer than Baby Bear's. Therefore, Papa Bear's bed is longer than Baby Bear's. | | | | | Selected Answer:|    Deductive Valid |

Correct Answer:|    Deductive Valid |
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  Question 8 | 0 out of 4 points   |
| Either Columbus is in Ohio or Cincinnati is in Ohio. Columbus is not in Ohio. Therefore, Cincinnati is in Ohio. | | | | | Selected Answer:|    Deductive Invalid |
Correct Answer:|    Deductive Valid |
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