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Dental insurance, like medical insurance, protects policyholders for dental costs What is the point of comparison in
this sentence?

A.The fact that they are insurances


B.Policyholders medical protection
C.The dental costs covered
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Having produced his life table, Halley used it in the same way as an actuary would do today, to estimate the present
value of a payment in a future year which depended upon survival to that year. What is the point of comparison
between Halley and an actuary?

A.The use of life tables


B.The estimation of future payments
C.The use of life tables and present values
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The term property insurance may, like casualty insurance, be used as a broad category of various subtypes of
insurance. What is the point of comparison in this sentence?

A.Property insurance
B.Casualty insurance
C.The many categories both insurances have
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Just as high interest rates lead to inflation, so does the increase in demand. What is the point of comparison in this
sentence?

A.Causes of inflation
B.Increased demand and interest rates
C.High rates and its effect

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Neither Mexico nor Argentina have a well-defined industrial policy. What is the point of comparison in this sentence?

A.Latino American countries


B.Lack of industrial policies
C.Definition of industrial policies
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Mexico is as rich as the USA in natural resources although their level of development is different. What is the point of
comparison in this sentence?

A.The dotation of natural resources


B.Wealthy countries
C.Level of development
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The financial crisis of December 1994 had as great a negative impact on national morale and credibility in Mexico as
the debt crisis in 1982. What is the point of comparison in this sentence?

A.Debt crises
B.The negative impact morale and credibility
C.Mexico in the 1980s and 1990s
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Just as the expected value and the variance of a single random variable give us information about that random
variable, so does the covariance between two random variables give us information about the relationship between the
random variables. The expected value and the variance of a single random variable is compared to:

A.The relationship between the random variables


B.The covariance between two random variables

C.The information about random variables


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Consumers in the United States will buy more when prices are stable. Likewise, British buyers tend to spend more
money when they expect prices to stay the same. According to the sentence, which of the following sentences is true?

A.The USA is compared to Great Britain in terms of consumer behavior.


B.Price stability is compared to consumer behavior in both countries.
C.British and American consumers are compared from their tendency to buy.
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Just as business people exaggerate the benefits of their product, so politicians exaggerate their capacity to help the
people. According to the sentence, which of the following sentences is true?

A.Businessmen are similar to politicians because they both exaggerate what they offer.
B.Businessmen are compared to politicians from the point of view of the benefits given to people.
C.Exaggerating is shown among politicians rather than in businessmen.
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ACTIVIDAD 2 DE INGLES.

Although trade union movements are intended to serve the interests of the workers,

A.they often do much to improve working conditions


B.they often are influenced by political considerations
C.they never satisfy particular interests

A total of about 23,000,000 private cars were owned by Americans in 1929, yet

A.the same number were bought the next year


B.this number dropped dramatically after the economic troubles of that year
C.middle incomers were buying medium-priced cars

Even though the scientists had asked for conditions of secrecy, the container holding radioactive material

A.was brought in through a side road in the middle of the night

B.remained a secret
C.was driven through the town in the middle of the night

In spite of the fact that thousands of American prisoners were subjected to brainwashing attempts in Korea,

A.only a handful chose to stay in north Korea after the war


B.they left the country as soon as possible
C.many of them stayed in north Korea after the war

Notwithstanding the vast amount of work that computers do for police departments in some countries,

A.computers give instant information needed in some criminal cases


B.police officers are beginning to worry about their jobs
C.it requires a police officer to arrest a criminal