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Critical Reasoning: Paradox Questions

The Film Orange genre is extremely popular in the province of Goop. However, the box office revenues from films of this genre in the province of Bap double the box office revenues from similar films in Goop.

Which of the following statements, if true, helps to explain the apparent discrepancy above?

Incorrect.

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The fact that Goop films make a lot of money in Bap still doesn't explain why films which are extremely popular in Goop make twice as much in Bap.

Incorrect.

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The fact that another kind of film also makes twice as much money in Bap doesn't explain why this phenomena has occurred with the Film Orange film genre in the first place.

Incorrect.

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If there are more movie theaters offering Film Orange films in Goop than there are in Bap, the paradox of why these movies are making twice the revenue in Bap is emphasized, rather than resolved.

Very good!

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If there are 5 times as many people in Bap as there are in Goop, a film genre which is very popular in Goop can still make twice as much money in Bap as it did in Goop. This definitely helps to explain the apparent discrepancy.

Incorrect.

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If the percentage of people who like to go to the movies is about the same, why is a movie genre which is so popular in Goop making twice as much money in Bap? Remember, in paradox questions you're looking to resolve the paradox.

Goop films in general receive both a warm and a profitable welcome in Bap.

Movies of the action film genre make twice the amount of money from tickets and related merchandise in Bap that they make in Goop.

There are twice as many movie theaters offering Film Orange titles in Goop as there are in Bap.

The population of Bap is 306 million people, while the population of Goop numbers between 60 million and 61 million people.

The percentage of people who frequent the cinema more than once a month in Bap and in Goop is roughly the same.