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Reading Comprehension - Worked Examples

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Principles and analogies | Humanities passage | Music

Reading Comprehension - Worked Examples

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which one of the following describes a preference that is most analogous to the preference mentioned in the first paragraph of passage a the questioner is asking us to find an analogous preference to a preference since mentioned in first paragraph passage a first step before we look at the choices at all is to head up and find that preference that's mentioned in the first paragraph of passage a let's do it in music a certain complexity of sounds can be expected to have a positive effect on the listener a single pure tone is not that interesting a measure of intricacy is required to excite human curiosity sounds that are too complex or disorganized so ever our whelming we prefer okay this is what we're looking for we prefer some sort of coherence a protocol that connects the various sounds that makes them comprehensible okay before we go and look at the choices we want to put in our head the essence of what this preference is are we prefer coherence rather than things that are too simple we don't want a single pure tone that's not interesting I'm not a little bit of intricacy but we look more than anything we want something that is coherence well going we'll find something that looks like that let's go hey the preference of some people for falling asleep to white noise there's the sound of an electric fan no we're looking for our preference for things that are coherent and have some level of complexity this isn't complex at all be the preference of many moviegoers for movies with plots that are clear and easy to follow clear and easy to follow that sounds like coherence to me this might be the answer let's keep on looking the preference of many diners for restaurants that serve large portions so for visa canal do be like people like a lot of music as opposed to a lot of food for diners that's not what we're talking about d the preference of many and listeners for fast music over slower music so fast versus slow that's not what we're talking about we're talking the same as it is coherent and the music in this choice I'll add is a little bit of a distraction you need to be careful about choosing choices that have words that remind you of the question are words that remind you your passage especially when we're talking about analogies questions II the preference of most children for sweet foods or bitter foods so sweet and bitter are just different tastes we're not talking about that and this preference you're talking about things that are coherent or clear and easy to follow our answer is B