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Reading Comprehension: Structure Questions

The last paragraph performs which of the following functions in the passage?

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The third paragraph describes problems which the author thinks may affect American discount airlines in the long-run if they continue to implement the policies described in the first paragraph.

Incorrect.

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The third paragraph outlines what the author thinks are possible problems with American discount airlines' business model but does not offer any solutions to these problems.

Incorrect.

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Although the third paragraph describes American discount airlines' possible problems in the future, it does not mention anything about advice to other airlines.

Incorrect.

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As we can tell from the first sentence of the third paragraph, the author does the opposite; he or she acknowledges the success of American discount airlines but focuses on the problems of the airline.

Incorrect.

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Although the author raises several issues regarding the American discount airlines' business model, the final paragraph does not make any predictions as to whether these airlines will continue to succeed or not.

It suggests ways to resolve the problems with American discount airlines' business model described in the first paragraph.
It presents the author's concerns about American discount airlines' business model introduced in the first paragraph.
It cautions other airlines against implementing a business model similar to that of American discount airlines.
It acknowledges the problems of American discount airlines' business model, but overlooks these faults in its praise of the success of these airlines.
It explains why the success of American discount airlines, described in the second paragraph, will not continue in the future.