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A team of physicians is studying a weight-loss pill. The physicians recruited volunteers for a study. The volunteers were in the age group of 30 to 35 and were more than 40 pounds overweight. The physicians gave the new weight-loss pill pack to one group. The other group received a pill pack that resembled the new weight-loss pill pack but was a placebo. In the description of the above situation, determine the control group.
Select the correct answer below:
(A) The group that received the new weight-loss pill pack is the control group.
(B) The group that received a pill pack resembling the new weight-loss pill pack (the placebo pack) is the control group.
(C) Both the groups are control groups.
(D) Neither group is a control group.