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Smoking is a known cause of certain serious health problems,

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Smoking is a known cause of certain serious health problems, [#permalink] New post 13 Jul 2018, 11:03
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Smoking is a known cause of certain serious health problems, including emphysema and lung cancer. Now, an additional concern can be added to the list of maladies caused by smoking. A recent study surveyed both smokers and nonsmokers and found that smokers are significantly more anxious and nervous than nonsmokers.

Which of the following is an assumption on which the argument rests?

(A) Anxiety and nervousness can lead to serious health problems.
(B) Anxiety and nervousness do not make individuals more likely to start smoking.
(C) Equivalent numbers of smokers and nonsmokers were surveyed for the study.
(D) Smokers are aware of the various health problems attributed to smoking, including lung cancer and emphysema.
(E) Smokers who had smoked a cigarette immediately before responding to the survey were more anxious and nervous than smokers who had not smoked for several hours.
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Re: Smoking is a known cause of certain serious health problems, [#permalink] New post 03 Aug 2018, 20:08
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Re: Smoking is a known cause of certain serious health problems, [#permalink] New post 06 Aug 2018, 08:54
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The answer is B

The assumption. for the conclusion does not fall apart, is the people who smoke are more nervous due to the smoke.

The assumption is that must be true NOT the other way around. The anxiety will not make people to start to smoke.

Is one-way reasoning. I smoke, I am more nervous. I am nervous but this will not make me to start smoke. If the answer is yes: the assumption is invalid.

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Re: Smoking is a known cause of certain serious health problems, [#permalink] New post 22 May 2020, 11:00
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Dude, you can be calm because it definitely doesn't affect the tank. By the way, how many years have you bought the vape? I tried vape several times as a child, but now I use vape again and I really like it. What kind of liquid do you use and where do you buy them? Ahah, I know I'm very curious :)
Be careful when you buy liquids because now there are many scammers who sell very cheap and low-quality liquids. I usually https://www.aquavape.co.ukand they have very tasty liquids!
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Re: Smoking is a known cause of certain serious health problems, [#permalink] New post 28 Jun 2020, 03:13
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Smoking is a known cause of certain serious health problems, including emphysema and lung cancer. Now, an additional concern can be added to the list of maladies caused by smoking. A recent study surveyed both smokers and nonsmokers and found that smokers are significantly more anxious and nervous than nonsmokers.

Which of the following is an assumption on which the argument rests?

(A) Anxiety and nervousness can lead to serious health problems.
(B) Anxiety and nervousness do not make individuals more likely to start smoking.
(C) Equivalent numbers of smokers and nonsmokers were surveyed for the study.
(D) Smokers are aware of the various health problems attributed to smoking, including lung cancer and emphysema.
(E) Smokers who had smoked a cigarette immediately before responding to the survey were more anxious and nervous than smokers who had not smoked for several hours.

Can you please explain?
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Re: Smoking is a known cause of certain serious health problems, [#permalink] New post 28 Jun 2020, 03:31
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See my explanation above.

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