22) A

Read the definitions of the taxes first to get an idea of what they are first.

A – Correct
Sales tax is according to the price of the drink. If the prices decrease, the tax will also decrease which means that retailers will be able to remain competitive. This is why statement A weakens the argument given in the question.

B – Wrong
It does not matter whether other foods are taxed by volume tax or sales tax.

C – Wrong
There is no comparison made between sales tax and volume tax in this statement. So this is wrong.

D – Wrong
There is no comparison made between sales tax and volume tax in this statement. So this is wrong.

E – Wrong
There is no comparison made between sales tax and volume tax in this statement. So this is wrong.

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