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Reading Comprehension: Application Questions

Which of the following product histories most closely parallels the decline of Kellogg's Nutri-Grain brand?

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The doll in this answer choice failed because of its unique features rather than similar products.

Incorrect.

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We know that the Nutri-Grain brand failed because of competition, but the brand in this answer choice beat the competition.

Incorrect.

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This brand in this answer choice faced competition from rival companies only. However, we know that Nutri-Grain's competition came from its own company as well as rivals.

Incorrect.

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The product in this answer choice failed because it was expensive in comparison to other products; however, Nutri-Grain failed due to too much competition with similar characteristics.

Great job!

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We know that part of Nutri-Grain's competition came from brands from the same company and rival companies, just like the competition in this answer choice.

A brand of doll made by a toy company failed to sell well because its unique design made it less appealing to customers than its more traditional competition.
Although it beat the competition, a running shoe produced by a sportswear company could not sell enough units in the depressed market to make a profit.
Even though it produced only one kind of bird food, a pet supply company's profits fell due to fierce competition.
A lollipop produced by a candy company faced fierce competition from cheaper products and therefore lost its market share.
A brand of nail polish made by a cosmetics company failed because another brand from the same company and nail polish produced by a competitor took away its customers.