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Reading Comprehension: Inference Questions

What can be inferred about the perception of diamonds as an expression of love in the decades after the 1950s?

Great!

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Since we know that there is a link between diamond sales and the perception that they are a measure of love, the fact that prices remained stable after the 1950s implies that sales were also stable, and that the perception remained present in the opinions of couples. 

Incorrect.

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The author does not give any information about the perception of diamonds in different localities.

Incorrect.

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We know that diamond sales climbed as a result of a campaign that linked love and diamonds. If that perception had continued to grow stronger over the years, diamond sales would have kept climbing. However, the passage only states that diamond prices remained stable, and doesn't give us any further information about sales. At the very most, we can infer from this that diamond sales also remained stable, but did not rise - reflecting the stability of prices.

Incorrect.

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The passage does not give any information about differing opinions between men and women.

Incorrect.

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We know that diamond sales climbed as a result of a campaign that linked love and diamonds. If that perception had become obsolete, or disappeared, diamond sales would have decreased drastically. However, the passage only states that diamond prices remained stable, and doesn't give us any further information about sales. At the very most, we can infer from this that diamond sales also remained stable, but did not rise - reflecting the stability of prices.

It remained stable in some countries but became obsolete in others.
It became stronger over the years.
It continued to affect the opinions of couples.
Men still held this notion while women tended to disagree with it.
It became obsolete.