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LSAT Stem Questions

QuestionAnswer
Questions ask you to identify the answer choice that is best proven by the information in the stimulus. Must be true
If the statements above are true, which one of the following must also be true? Must be true
Which one of the following can be properly inferred from the passage? Must be true
Question asks you to find the primary conclusion made by the author. Main point
The main point of the argument is that... Main point
Questions require you to identify a point of contention between two speakers, and thus these questions appear almost exclusively with two-speaker stimuli. Point at issue
Larew and Mendota disagree about whether... Point at issue
These questions ask you to identify an assumption of the author’s argument. Assumptions
Which one of the following is an assumption required by the argument above? Assumptions
Questions ask you to supply a piece of information that, when added to the premises, proves the conclusion. Justify the conclusion
Which one of the following, if assumed, allows the conclusion above to be properly drawn?” Justify the conclusion
These questions ask you to select the answer choice that provides support for the author’s argument or strengthens it in some way. Strengthen/Support
Which one of the following, if true, most strengthens the argument? Strengthen/Support
Which one of the following, if true, most strongly supports the statement above? Strengthen/Support
Stimulus contains a discrepancy or seeming contradiction. You must find the answer choice that best resolves the situation. Resolve the paradox
Which one of the following, if true, would most effectively resolve the apparent paradox above? Resolve the paradox
Questions ask you to attack or undermine the author’s argument. Weaken
Which one of the following, if true, most seriously weakens the argument? Weaken
Questions ask you to describe, in abstract terms, the way in which the author made his or her argument. Method of reasoning
Which one of the following describes the technique of reasoning used above? Method of reasoning
Questions ask you to describe, in abstract terms,the error of reasoning committed by the author. Flaw in reasoning
The reasoning in the astronomer’s argument is flawed because this argument... Flaw in reasoning
Questions ask you to identify the answer choice that contains reasoning most similar in structure to the reasoning presented in the stimulus. Parallel reasoning
Which one of the following arguments is most similar in its pattern of reasoning to the argument above?” Parallel reasoning
With these types of questions, you must decide which answer choice will allow you to determine the logical validity of the argument. Evaluate the argument
The answer to which one of the following questions would contribute most to an evaluation of the argument? Evaluate the argument
Questions ask you to identify the answer choice that cannot be true or is most weakened based on the information in the stimulus. Cannot be true
If the statements above are true, which one of the following CANNOT be true? Cannot be true
Created by: choochoodoll on 2012-12-28



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