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GI CR: Post – Assumptions – Negation 3

Find the negation of the below statements: (Remember you have to negate the idea.)

21. When a mammal that would normally dream is prevented from dreaming, the functioning of its memory will be impaired. 

22. A hypothesis from which several predictions can be drawn as logical conclusions is confirmed only when the majority of these predictions turn out to be true. 

23. When several competing hypotheses exist, one of them is confirmed only when it makes a correct prediction that its rivals fail to make. 

24. Antibodies increase in number until they have defeated the virus. 

25. Some serious diseases in their early stages have symptoms that physicians can readily detect.

26. Patients not medically trained are unable to judge for themselves what degree of thoroughness is appropriate for physicians in conducting medical checkups. 

27. Unless the company scraps the existing process, it will never become profitable.

28. The government must invest in pharmaceutical research to make medicines affordable to the poor.

29. The idea behind the implementation of the recommendations of the committee was to improve the rural infrastructure.

30. The only idea behind the implementation of the recommendations of the committee was to improve the rural infrastructure.31. All people prefer colors that they can distinguish easily to colors that they have difficulty distinguishing.

ANSWERS

21. When a mammal that would normally dream is prevented from dreaming, the functioning of its memory may not be impaired. 

22. A hypothesis from which several predictions can be drawn as logical conclusions may be confirmed even when the majority of these predictions do not turn out to be true. 

23. When several competing hypotheses exist, one of them may be confirmed even when it does not make a correct prediction different from the ones its rivals have already made. 

24. Sometimes, antibodies stop increasing in number before they have defeated the virus.

25. No serious diseases in their early stages have symptoms that physicians can readily detect.

26. Patients not medically trained are sometimes able to judge for themselves what degree of thoroughness is appropriate for physicians in conducting medical checkups. 

27. The company may become profitable without scrapping the existing process.

28. The government need not invest in pharmaceutical research to make medicines affordable to the poor.

OR

The government can make medicines affordable to the poor without investing in pharmaceutical research.

29. To improve the rural infrastructure was not the idea behind the implementation of the recommendations of the committee.

30. To improve the rural infrastructure was not the only idea behind the implementation of the recommendations of the committee.

OR

There are ideas other than to improve the rural infrastructure behind the implementation of the recommendations of the committee.

31. Some people do not prefer colors that they can distinguish easily to colors that they have difficulty distinguishing.

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