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Reading Comprehension: Main Idea Questions

Which of the following best summarizes the contents of the passage?

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The first paragraph presents American discount airlines' business model, the second tells us that it is working now and the third lays out possible problems it might run into in the future.

Incorrect.

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This answer choice is too narrow/specific. It does not mention the problems the airlines might face in the future, which are discussed in the third paragraph.

Incorrect.

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Although the third paragraph discusses possible problems of American discount airlines, we have no information whether those problems will indeed hinder their success.

Incorrect.

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This answer choice is too narrow/specific. It does not mention the problems the airlines might face in the future, which are discussed in the third paragraph.

Incorrect.

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The passage does not offer a solution to the potential problems of American discount airlines.

When the current financial situation abates, American discount airlines will have to offer better customer service in order to stay ahead of the competition.
The lower prices offered by American discount airlines have given them an advantage over the competition in the current financial situation.
American discount airlines' sacrifice of customer service will not benefit them in the long-run.
American discount airlines have taken advantage of the current financial situation to offer savings that satisfy their customers.
Although American discount airlines have a currently successful business model for customer satisfaction, several problems threaten their long-term success.