TSI Reading: Recognizing a Source's Bias
Jim Paterson is quoted in the selection. What is his most likely reason for speaking so highly of D&D's MagnaLatch?
(A)His goal is to keep children safe.
(B)He is a senior executive at the company.
(C)MagnaLatch prevents children from drowning.
(D)A magnetic latch doesn't jam and is adjustable.
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the question they're asking jim patterson's quoted in the selection
what is his most likely reason for speaking so highly
of dna's magna latch And to get a commission on
a sum Okay some philanthropist or businessman Well when quoted
in an article like this it helps to be both
But the most likely reason jim patterson's giving his quote
honest unquote opinion is because he has a stake in
the company doing well and gets commission on sales were
gets a bonus based on volume Yeah senior vice president
So what do you expect Well it's loser bowl here
while it's true that he might actually be concerned with
kids falling into an open cool Yeah yeah but he's
also promoting his company's safety product It may be true
that magnolia keep kids from drowning Oh isn't it Nice
and well it's great that it doesn't jam but we'd
have to scan some reviews to be sure either way
jim's the spokesperson for dnd so he wants to make
sure he sells more latches and gates than anyone else
How do we know his company is really the best
Keeping children safe All we have is his word for
it That in seven bucks will get you a grand 00:01:21.902 --> [endTime] a lot