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Critical Reasoning: Inference Questions

There are many types of audio speakers. For editing sound in movies or on music albums, sound technicians use studio speakers. Sound technicians always require an accurate representation of the sound they are working with.

Which of the following inferences is best supported by the statement made above?

Incorrect.

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This answer choice contradicts Premise B - sound technicians always use studio speakers, not many types of audio speakers.

Incorrect.

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This answer choice provides a new premise rather than a conclusion supported by the premises.

Incorrect.

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Premise B tells us that studio speakers have a specific use. We cannot assume that they would be appropriate for listening to music at home. Additionally, the argument does not mention cost so we cannot conclude anything based upon the price of the speakers.

Incorrect.

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Premise B tells us that all sound technicians use studio speakers to edit movies and albums, not just the most successful ones.

Great work!

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We are told that sound technicians always need accurate sound and that out of the many available speaker types, they always use studio speakers. We can conclude, therefore, that studio speakers provide what they need - accurate representation of sound.

Sound technicians use many types of audio speakers to edit the sound in movies or on music albums.
Sound editing is an important factor in the production of a movie or music album.
If they were cheaper, studio speakers would not only be used by sound technicians but also by people wanting to listen to music at home.
Studio speakers are designed to provide an accurate reference of sound.
Sound technicians that use studio speakers are the most successful sound editors of movies and music albums.