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In this Question, Assume that a Fact' Expresses Something that Can Be Proved by Clear and Objective Data. - Logical Reasoning

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MCQ

In this question, assume that a `fact' expresses something that can be proved by clear and objective data. An opinion expresses a judgment, view, attitude, or conclusion that is not backed by data.

Which one of the following statements is best described as an assertion of opinion rather than an assertion of fact?

Options

  • Brazil, China and India are now among the largest emitters of greenhouse gases.

  • Scientists agree that human activity is an important cause of climate change.

  • The Indian government's policy on climate change is misguided.

  • The Indian government's policy on climate change has changed significantly in the last five years.

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Solution

The Indian government's policy on climate change is misguided.

Explanation:

In 'The Indian government’s policy on climate change is misguided', the issue of Indian policy being misguided is a subjective issue and cannot be verified. Hence, it’s an opinion.

Concept: Assertion (Entrance Exam)
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