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F:  Fact: If it relates to a known matter of direct observation, or an existing reality or something known to be true,

J:  Judgment: If it is an opinion or estimate or anticipation of common sense or intention,

I:  Inference: If it is a logical conclusion or deduction about something, based on the knowledge of facts.

From the alternatives, choose the one which correctly classifies the four sentences as a

A. The prices of electronic goods are falling.

B. Since we have substantial reductions in import duties, this is obvious.

C. The trend is bound to continue in the near future.

D. But the turnover of the electronic industry is still rising, because consumers are increasing at a rapid rate.

  1. IFJF
  2. FJII
  3. FIJF
  4. JIFF


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A) is indicative of an existing reality , hence can be termed as "fact" .

In B) we have keyword "since" , which means the clause "this is obvious" is representing result based on the cause mentioned in the preceding clause containing "since"..Hence it should be classified as "inference..

C) " The trend is bound to continue in the near future."  : This indicates that the given statement is doing anticipation of a trend to continue in future.Hence it should be classified as "judgement".

D) is again a fact as it represents a present reality..

Hence C) should be correct option.

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