Flashcards in LR: PowerScore primary objectives for attacking LR questions Deck (9)
Primary Objective #1
Determine whether the stimulus contains an argument or if it is only a set of factual statements.
Primary Objective #2
If the stimulus contains an argument, identify the conclusion of the argument. If the stimulus contains a fact set, examine each fact.
Primary Objective #3
If the stimulus contains an argument, determine if the argument is strong or weak.
Primary Objective #4
Read closely and know precisely what the author said. Do not generalize!
Primary Objective #5
Carefully read and identify the question stem. Do not assume that certain words are automatically associated with certain question types.
Primary Objective #6
Paraphrase: after reading the question stem, take a moment to mentally formulate your answer to the question stem.
Primary Objective #7
Always read each of the five answer choices.
Primary Objective #8
Separate the answer choices into contenders and losers. After you complete this process, review the contenders and decide which answer is the correct one.