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LSAT Question Types
What is the author's main point?
The main conclusion drawn in the autho…
The argument is structured to lead to…
Which of the following is an assumptio…
Main Point
Main Point
Main Point
Necessary Assumption
What is the author's main point?
Main Point
The main conclusion drawn in the autho…
Main Point
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LSAT Identify Question Types
Which one of the following, if true, m…
Which one of the following can be prop…
Which one of the following, if true, m…
Which one of the following is an assum…
Resolve the Paradox
Must Be True
Weaken
Assumption (necessary)
Which one of the following, if true, m…
Resolve the Paradox
Which one of the following can be prop…
Must Be True
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LSAT Identify Question Types
Which one of the following, if true, m…
Which one of the following can be prop…
Which one of the following, if true, m…
Which one of the following is an assum…
Resolve the Paradox
Must Be True
Weaken
Assumption (necessary)
Which one of the following, if true, m…
Resolve the Paradox
Which one of the following can be prop…
Must Be True
122 terms
LSAT Identify Question Types
Which one of the following, if true, m…
Which one of the following can be prop…
Which one of the following, if true, m…
Which one of the following is an assum…
Resolve the Paradox
Must Be True
Weaken
Assumption (necessary)
Which one of the following, if true, m…
Resolve the Paradox
Which one of the following can be prop…
Must Be True
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LSAT Flaw Question Types
Exclusivity
Sampling
Composition
Sufficiency/Necessity
1) an argument will fail to prove that no other options are a…
1) sample group is not an accurate representation of group... 2)…
1) generalizing a statement about certain parts of a group to…
fallacy of converse or inverse, where, in a conditional state…
Exclusivity
1) an argument will fail to prove that no other options are a…
Sampling
1) sample group is not an accurate representation of group... 2)…
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LSAT LR Question Types
Type One
Type Two
Type Three
Type Four
Must be True/Conclusion/Inference
Strengthen/Premise/Assumption
Weaken
Method of Reasoning
Type One
Must be True/Conclusion/Inference
Type Two
Strengthen/Premise/Assumption
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LSAT Describe Question Types
Rejecting Alternatives
Applying a General Principle
Appealing to an Authority
Using a Counterexample
giving multiple options for a specific topic, followed by rea…
stating that all of one group does something, so an individua…
explaining why a statement is true/false based on the opinion…
disproving a statement by giving an example that goes against…
Rejecting Alternatives
giving multiple options for a specific topic, followed by rea…
Applying a General Principle
stating that all of one group does something, so an individua…
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LSAT Arguments Question Types
Main Point
Reasoning
Necessary Assumption
Sufficient Assumption
Key Words: ... - main conclusion; ... - main point; ... - argument is…
Key Words:... - X responds to Y by...;... - claims that...plays wha…
Key Words:... - assumption on which argument DEPENDS/RELIES... - as…
Key Words:... - if assumed, allows conclusion to FOLLOW LOGICALL…
Main Point
Key Words: ... - main conclusion; ... - main point; ... - argument is…
Reasoning
Key Words:... - X responds to Y by...;... - claims that...plays wha…
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LSAT Question Types
Type 7
Type 8
Type 1
Type 3
Main Point / Identify the Conclusion:... - "The main point of th…
Role / Function:... - "The claim that XYZ figures into the argum…
Must Be True / Conclusion / Inference... - "If the statements ab…
Weaken... - "Which of the following, if true, most seriously und…
Type 7
Main Point / Identify the Conclusion:... - "The main point of th…
Type 8
Role / Function:... - "The claim that XYZ figures into the argum…
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LSAT Question Types
Assumption
Strength/Weaken
Flaw
Inference
Assumed, Assumption, Presuppose, If added to the premises.... B…
Strengthen, most strongly supports the author.... vs.... most weake…
Vulnerable to criticism, questionable, error of reasoning, de…
must be true, logically completes the passage, can be inferre…
Assumption
Assumed, Assumption, Presuppose, If added to the premises.... B…
Strength/Weaken
Strengthen, most strongly supports the author.... vs.... most weake…
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LSAT - question types
you read for...
QT Main Point
QT Reasoning
QT Necessary Assumption
Information or Reasoning
Key words: main point, main conclusion, argument is structure…
Key words: X responds to Y by...,claim that....plays what rol…
Assumption on which the argument depends/relies, assumption r…
you read for...
Information or Reasoning
QT Main Point
Key words: main point, main conclusion, argument is structure…
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LSAT Question Types
Type One
Type Two
Type Three
Type Four
MUST BE TRUE/CONCLUSION/INFERENCE - If the statements above a…
STRENGTHEN/PREMISE/ASSUMPTION - The argument above would be m…
WEAKEN - Which one of the following statements, if true, most…
METHOD OF REASONING - The argument employs which one of the f…
Type One
MUST BE TRUE/CONCLUSION/INFERENCE - If the statements above a…
Type Two
STRENGTHEN/PREMISE/ASSUMPTION - The argument above would be m…
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LSAT Argument Question Types
Reasoning - Match
Main Point
Flaw
Necessary Assumption
Read for...... -Reasoning: Structure: Conclusion, premises... Act.…
Read for...... Act...... -What am I being sold on?... Answer will..…
Read for...... Reasoning: Conclusion, premises, common flaws, ga…
Read for...... -Reasoning: Conclusion, premises, language shifts…
Reasoning - Match
Read for...... -Reasoning: Structure: Conclusion, premises... Act.…
Main Point
Read for...... Act...... -What am I being sold on?... Answer will..…
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LSAT QUESTION TYPES
Conclude
Main point
Deduced
Inference
Conclusion
Conclusion
Conclusion
Conclusion
Conclude
Conclusion
Main point
Conclusion
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LSAT Question Types & Triggers
Flaw
Flaw
Flaw
Flaw
"vulnerable to criticism"
"questionable"
"error of reasoning"
"describes a flaw"
Flaw
"vulnerable to criticism"
Flaw
"questionable"
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LSAT Question Types
Main conclusion
Weaken
Flaw
Inference - MBT
Predict: Conclusion... Ask: Is this the conclusion I found?... An…
Predict: What's Wrong?... Ask: Does this hurt the conclusion?…
Predict: What's Wrong?... Ask: Is this what's happening? Is it…
Predict: What Must Be True? ... Ask: Does this have to be true?…
Main conclusion
Predict: Conclusion... Ask: Is this the conclusion I found?... An…
Weaken
Predict: What's Wrong?... Ask: Does this hurt the conclusion?…
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LSAT Identify Question Types
Which one of the following, if true, m…
Which one of the following can be prop…
Which one of the following, if true, m…
Which one of the following is an assum…
Resolve the Paradox
Must Be True
Weaken
Assumption (necessary)
Which one of the following, if true, m…
Resolve the Paradox
Which one of the following can be prop…
Must Be True
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LSAT Identify Question Types
Which one of the following, if true, m…
Which one of the following can be prop…
Which one of the following, if true, m…
Which one of the following is an assum…
Resolve the Paradox
Must Be True
Weaken
Assumption (necessary)
Which one of the following, if true, m…
Resolve the Paradox
Which one of the following can be prop…
Must Be True
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LSAT Question Types
What is the author's main point?
The main conclusion drawn in the autho…
The argument is structured to lead to…
Which of the following is an assumptio…
Main Point (MP) - Structure Based Q
Main Point (MP) - Structure Based Q
Main Point (MP) - Structure Based Q
Necessary Assumption (NEC) - Assumption Based Q
What is the author's main point?
Main Point (MP) - Structure Based Q
The main conclusion drawn in the autho…
Main Point (MP) - Structure Based Q
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LSAT Question Types
What is the author's main point?
The main conclusion drawn in the autho…
The argument is structured to lead to…
Which of the following is an assumptio…
Main Point
Main Point
Main Point
Necessary Assumption
What is the author's main point?
Main Point
The main conclusion drawn in the autho…
Main Point
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LSAT LR Question Stems/Types
Main Point
Main Point
Role of a Statement
Role of a statement
Which of the following most accurately expresses the conclusi…
Which one of the following is the most accurate rendering of…
"Which one of the following most accurately describes the rol…
"Which one of the following most accurately describes the rol…
Main Point
Which of the following most accurately expresses the conclusi…
Main Point
Which one of the following is the most accurate rendering of…
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LSAT LR Types
The argument assumes which of the foll…
From which one of the following does t…
The student has interpreted the profes…
In order to act in accordance with the…
Assumption
Assumption
Assumption
Assumption
The argument assumes which of the foll…
Assumption
From which one of the following does t…
Assumption
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LSAT Question Types
1
2
3
4
Must Be True
Strengthen
Weaken
Method of Reasoning
1
Must Be True
2
Strengthen
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LSAT Question Types
Inference Must Be True
Inference Must Be True Correct Answers
Inference Must Be True Incorrect Answe…
Weaken
• Requires you to select the answer choice that can be proven…
• Paraphrased answers: are answers that restate a portion of…
• Could be true answers: are attractive b/c they could be tru…
• Stimulus will almost always contain an argument... • Understan…
Inference Must Be True
• Requires you to select the answer choice that can be proven…
Inference Must Be True Correct Answers
• Paraphrased answers: are answers that restate a portion of…
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LSAT question types
Must Be True incorrect
Must Be True correct
Parallel Reasoning incorrect
Parallel Reasoning correct
1. new info... 2. exaggeration... 3. shell game... 4. opposite... 5. reve…
a paraphrase or combination
1. other flaws/ conditional reasoning... 2. sub. matter/ order d…
1. Has same structure as argument in the stimulus... 2. Strength…
Must Be True incorrect
1. new info... 2. exaggeration... 3. shell game... 4. opposite... 5. reve…
Must Be True correct
a paraphrase or combination
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LSAT Question Types
What is the authors main point
The main conclusion drawn in the autho…
The Argument is structured to lead to…
Which of the following is an assumptio…
Main Point
Main Point
Main Point
Necessary assumption
What is the authors main point
Main Point
The main conclusion drawn in the autho…
Main Point
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LSAT arguments question types
Necessary Assumption
Sufficient Assumption
Principle Strengthen
Strengthen
Words: "assumption/ Assumes" "requires" "takes for granted" "…
Words: "if assumed"... Read for: conclusion, premise, LANGUAGE…
Words: "principles/ proposition... justifies/validates"... Read…
Words: "strengthens/supports" "argument"... Read for: Conclusio…
Necessary Assumption
Words: "assumption/ Assumes" "requires" "takes for granted" "…
Sufficient Assumption
Words: "if assumed"... Read for: conclusion, premise, LANGUAGE…
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LSAT Logical Reasoning Question Types
The 12 Argument Types
Question says... The main point is the…
Question says... the main point at iss…
Question says... the argument proceeds…
Assumption, Flaw, Inference, Main Point, Method of Argument,…
Main point or conclusion
Point at Issue or Agree/Disagree
ID Reasoning
The 12 Argument Types
Assumption, Flaw, Inference, Main Point, Method of Argument,…
Question says... The main point is the…
Main point or conclusion
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LSAT Question Types
1) Must Be True/Conclusion/ Interference
2) Strengthen/Premise/Assumption
3) Weaken
4) Method of Reasoning
If the statements above are true , then which one of the foll…
The argument above would be most strengthened if which one of…
Which one of the following statements, if true, most seriousl…
The argument employs which one of the argumentative strategie…
1) Must Be True/Conclusion/ Interference
If the statements above are true , then which one of the foll…
2) Strengthen/Premise/Assumption
The argument above would be most strengthened if which one of…
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LSAT Question Types
Type 1
Type 2
Type 3
Type 4
Must be true... Conclusion ... Inference
Strengthen... Premise... Assumption
Weaken... Undermine
Method of reasoning
Type 1
Must be true... Conclusion ... Inference
Type 2
Strengthen... Premise... Assumption
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LSAT Question Types
Type One
Type Two
Type Three
Type Four
Must Be True/Conclusion/Inference... If the statements above ar…
Strengthen/Premise/Assumption... The argument above would be mo…
Weaken... Which one of the following statements, if true, most…
Method of Reasoning... The argument employs which one of the fo…
Type One
Must Be True/Conclusion/Inference... If the statements above ar…
Type Two
Strengthen/Premise/Assumption... The argument above would be mo…
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LSAT Question Types & Terms
untenable
subsidiary conclusion
Type 7
Type 8
not able to be maintained or defended against attack or objec…
conclusion but not the main conclusion; careful in Type 7 que…
"Which one of the following most accurately expresses the ove…
"Which one of the following most accurately describes the rol…
untenable
not able to be maintained or defended against attack or objec…
subsidiary conclusion
conclusion but not the main conclusion; careful in Type 7 que…
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LSAT question types
strengthen
argument based principle
inference
flaw
separate evidence and conclusion; note the argument pattern;…
mimics an assumption; no need to determine evidence and concl…
valid deduction from a set of statements; no need to determin…
separate evidence and conclusion; identify the author's assum…
strengthen
separate evidence and conclusion; note the argument pattern;…
argument based principle
mimics an assumption; no need to determine evidence and concl…
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LSAT Question Types
Must be True
Main Point
Parallel Reasoning
Flawed Reasoning
Words of Likelihood, Baby, Key Word Swapping
Subset of Must Be True. Must summarize the author's overall c…
Short versus Long Approach. Long: +/-D scoping terms need mor…
Summarize the Flaw. Term Match!
Must be True
Words of Likelihood, Baby, Key Word Swapping
Main Point
Subset of Must Be True. Must summarize the author's overall c…
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LSAT Question Types/Families
"If the statements above are true, whi…
"Which one of the following can be pro…
"The main point of the argument is that"
"Larew and Mendota disagree about whet…
Must Be True/Most Supported... 1. Prove from stimulus... No Concl…
Must Be True/Most Supported... 1. Prove from stimulus... No Concl…
Main Point... 1. Prove from stimulus
Point at Issue... 1. Prove from stimulus
"If the statements above are true, whi…
Must Be True/Most Supported... 1. Prove from stimulus... No Concl…
"Which one of the following can be pro…
Must Be True/Most Supported... 1. Prove from stimulus... No Concl…
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LSAT-QUESTION TYPES
must be true/ most supported
main point
point at issue/ point of agreement
assumption
ask you to identify the answer choice that is best proven by…
variant of must be true questions. ask you to find the primar…
Require you to identify a point of contention between two spe…
ask you to identify an assumption of the author's argument... ex…
must be true/ most supported
ask you to identify the answer choice that is best proven by…
main point
variant of must be true questions. ask you to find the primar…
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LSAT Question Types
Sufficient Assumption
Necessary Assumption
Point at Issue
Method of Argument/Parallel Reasoning
ID: "assumption" "IF"... Stim: ID evidence/conclusion. Arguments…
ID: "depends" "requires" "which of the following is an assump…
ID: "disagree with each other over"... Stim: Determine evidence…
ID: "most accurately describes the technique" "A responds to…
Sufficient Assumption
ID: "assumption" "IF"... Stim: ID evidence/conclusion. Arguments…
Necessary Assumption
ID: "depends" "requires" "which of the following is an assump…
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LSAT Question Types
Type 1: Must Be True/ Conclusion/ Infe…
Type 2: Strengthen/ Premise/ Weaken…
Type 3: Weaken... 10.5% of LR
Type 4: Method of Reasoning ... - 4F... 17…
If statements above are true, then which of the following mus…
The argument above would be most strengthened if which one of…
Which one of the following statements, if true, most seriousl…
The argument employs which one of the following argumentative…
Type 1: Must Be True/ Conclusion/ Infe…
If statements above are true, then which of the following mus…
Type 2: Strengthen/ Premise/ Weaken…
The argument above would be most strengthened if which one of…
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LSAT Question Types
Question 1/1V
Question 2/2S/2N
Question 3
Question 4/4F
Must be true/conclusion/inference... Usually set of facts
Strengthen/premise/assumption ... Usually argument
Weaken/undermine... Usually argument
Method of reasoning... Always argument
Question 1/1V
Must be true/conclusion/inference... Usually set of facts
Question 2/2S/2N
Strengthen/premise/assumption ... Usually argument
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LSAT Question Types
Flaw
Weaken
Main Conclusion
Inference - MBT
Predict: What's wrong?... Ask: Is this happening/a problem?... An…
Predict: Why premise don't prove MC?... Ask: Does this hurt the…
Predict: Main Conclusion (restate)... Ask: Is this MC?... Answer…
Predict: What must be true?... Ask: Does this have to be true?…
Flaw
Predict: What's wrong?... Ask: Is this happening/a problem?... An…
Weaken
Predict: Why premise don't prove MC?... Ask: Does this hurt the…
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LSAT Question Types
Stragety of Conclusion-Based Argument
Conclusion-Based Argument
Conclusion-Based Argument
Conclusion-Based Argument
outline facts, predict the inference before answering.
Which one of the following statements is the most strongly su…
If the statements above are true, which one of the following…
Which one of the following statements can be properly inferre…
Stragety of Conclusion-Based Argument
outline facts, predict the inference before answering.
Conclusion-Based Argument
Which one of the following statements is the most strongly su…
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LSAT Question Types
Assumption
Principle
Parallel Reasoning
Main point
Find the unstated assumption the author makes to go from the…
Identify a general rule that governs or matches a specific si…
Identify the choice that contains the same kind of reasoning…
Find the central claim presented in the author's argument.
Assumption
Find the unstated assumption the author makes to go from the…
Principle
Identify a general rule that governs or matches a specific si…
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LSAT question types
Method of reasoning
Method of reasoning
Method of reasoning
Method of reasoning
The method of the argument is to
The argument proceeds by
The argument derives its conclusion by
Which one of the following describes the technique of reasoni…
Method of reasoning
The method of the argument is to
Method of reasoning
The argument proceeds by
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LSAT Question Types
Type 1: Must be True/ Conclusion/ Infe…
Type 2: Strengthen/premise/assumption
Type 3: Weaken
Type 4: Method of Reasoning
If the statements above are true, then which of the following…
The argument above would be most strengthened if which of the…
Which of the following, if true, seriously undermines the arg…
The argument employs which of the following argumentative str…
Type 1: Must be True/ Conclusion/ Infe…
If the statements above are true, then which of the following…
Type 2: Strengthen/premise/assumption
The argument above would be most strengthened if which of the…
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LSAT Question Types
If the statements above are true, whic…
If the information above is correct, w…
Which one of the following can be prop…
The statements above, if true, most st…
must be true
must be true
must be true
most strongly supported
If the statements above are true, whic…
must be true
If the information above is correct, w…
must be true
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LSAT Arguments Question Types
Inference Must Be True
Inference Must Be True
Inference Must Be True
Inference Best Supported
Which one of the following statements can be validly inferred…
If the statements above are true, then which of the following…
Which of the following conclusions can be validly drawn from…
Which of the following conclusions is best supported by the p…
Inference Must Be True
Which one of the following statements can be validly inferred…
Inference Must Be True
If the statements above are true, then which of the following…
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LSAT Question Types
Main Point, Main Conclusion, Argument…
X responds to y by...; claim that...pl…
Assumption on which the argument depen…
if assumed, allows the conclusion to f…
Reasoning, Match, Main Point
Reasoning, Match, Reasoning
reasoning, help, necessary assumption
Reasoning, help, sufficient assumption
Main Point, Main Conclusion, Argument…
Reasoning, Match, Main Point
X responds to y by...; claim that...pl…
Reasoning, Match, Reasoning
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LSAT question types
If the statements above are true, whic…
If the information above is correct, w…
Which one of the following can be prop…
Which one of the following statements…
Must Be True
Must Be True
Must Be True
Most Strongly Supported
If the statements above are true, whic…
Must Be True
If the information above is correct, w…
Must Be True
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LSAT Question Types
What is the author's main point?
The main conclusion drawn in the autho…
The argument is structured to lead to…
Which of the following is an assumptio…
Main Point
Main Point
Main Point
Necessary Assumption
What is the author's main point?
Main Point
The main conclusion drawn in the autho…
Main Point
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LSAT LR question types
MAIN POINT QUESTIONS
ROLE OF A STATEMENT QUESTIONS
POINT AT ISSUE QUESTIONS
METHOD OF ARGUMENT QUESTIONS
Calls for the author's final conclusion... Correct answer will…
Rewards your ability to identify the various pieces of an arg…
Always have a dialogue in the stimulus . Both speakers make a…
Focuses on HOW the author tries to convince the reader instea…
MAIN POINT QUESTIONS
Calls for the author's final conclusion... Correct answer will…
ROLE OF A STATEMENT QUESTIONS
Rewards your ability to identify the various pieces of an arg…
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