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(See the complete passage discussion here: lsat/viewtopic.php?t=14270)
GR, Must. The correct answer choice is (C)
This Global Reference, Must Be True question provides no information upon which to base a
prephrased answer, but the correct answer choice must pass the Fact Test, and must be verifiable
based on the information presented in the passage. Any choice that cannot be confirmed by the
passage should thus be ruled out of contention.
Answer choice (A): The author is doubtful that a trial could achieve true theoretical equipoise and
does not claim that such trials pose no ethical issues. This choice fails the Fact Test and should be
ruled out of contention.
Answer choice (B): The author does not mention the need to suspend any trials prematurely, so there
is no support in the passage for this choice, which thus cannot be the right answer.
Answer choice (C): This is the correct answer choice. A preference on the part of a participating
physician is “no ethical bar to participation in the trial,” the author says on line 53, confirming this to
be the right answer to this Must Be True question.
Answer choice (D): A trial that meets the standard of clinical equipoise would not necessarily meet
the much more restrictive standard of theoretical equipoise. Clinical equipoise is a different notion,
which is a more achievable standard that the author suggests in place of theoretical equipoise, which
the author believes would be nearly impossibly to achieve or maintain.
Answer choice (E): Although the author suggests clinical equipoise as the standard for comparative
clinical trials, this is not yet the general rule, so this choice fails the Fact Test and cannot be the right