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vrstp Test 13

Wrong logic?

Hello, would like to provide my feedbacks on VRSTSP Test 13 which logic (to identify right answer) seem to differ significantly from other tests – perhaps the author is different? Plenty of questions/answers in Test 13 seem to allow lack of precision and/or a much higher degree of inference than the other tests in your pack, that SHL would not allow – I believe. Thus, in my view this is not a good test to practice with. We should stick as much as possible to the information in the text – appreciate your comments please. Few examples from Test 13 (but they are not the only!): Question 6: It’s nowhere stated in the text that scenes ‘need to be played again and again in one’s head to extract their emotion and engagement.’ Text simply says that ‘afterwards there a vague memory of .., rather than the enduring contentment of scenes playing again and again in one’s head’. Eventually, the question should be at least posed in a different way, for example ‘it might be inferred from the text that..’. Correct answer should be ‘Cannot Say’. Question 7: It’s not explicit in the text that writer does not approve. Text says about ‘ overall trend is enraging’. There might be the impression the writer does not approve, but the question should be at least posed in a different way, for example ‘it might be inferred from the tone of the text that the writer does not approve..’. Correct answer should have been ‘Cannot Say’, in my view. Question 8: Text says ‘into all kinds of adventure and romantic movies’. Whilst the question says ‘over nearly every genre of movie’. Based on the information in the text, I cannot say whether all kinds of adventure and romanic movies are ‘over nearly every genre of movie’, hence corrent answer to me is ‘Cannot Say’. Question 11 The fact that A implies B, does not mean that B implies A. Text says that ‘An audience will follow a playwright anywhere once they are being propelles forwards by the engine of curiosity’. Correct answer to me is ‘Cannot Say’. Question 14 The text says ‘various’, but doesn’t specify whether the improvements are ‘main’. So, correct answer should rather be ‘Cannot Say’? Thank you SImone

Posted by: Simone
26/8/2015 13:56:31