What is the purpose of the following sentence? I think it would be best to study the problem carefully. A. It raises a questions. B. It gives a command. C. It makes a statement. D. It shows strong emotion.
The correct answer is letter B. The sentence is indirectly giving a command. This way the receiver of the message would be influenced to study the problem that is being presented to him at present. It shows the sentiment of the sender towards the receiver.
I would say that the purpose of this sentence is that it makes a statement. You are stating that what you think would be the best thing about the problem. There are no very strong emotions here, it is just your opinion.