Statement and Arguments Online Quiz


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Each of the following question consists of one statement followed by two arguments. You have to decide which one of them is stronger and which one of them is weak.

Q 1 - Statement: Should Sin tax be included in GST?

Arguments:

I. Yes, everyone and every product have right to equality.

II. No, as it is bad for society, there should be cascading of tax on it. So that people will be reluctant to use it.

Options :

A - Only argument I is strong.

B - Only argument II is strong.

C - Either I or II is strong.

D - Neither I nor II is strong.

E - Both I and II are strong.

Answer : B

Explanation

Argument II is strong about Sin tax. However; argument I is very weak to support this statement.

Each of the following question consists of one statement followed by two arguments. You have to decide which one of them is stronger and which one of them is weak.

Q 2 - Statement: Should all the courses be technical oriented?

Arguments:

I. Yes because this will increase the chance of employment.

II. No, some other courses apart from technical courses also do have importance.

Options :

A - Only argument I is strong.

B - Only argument II is strong.

C - Either I or II is strong.

D - Neither I nor II is strong.

E - Both I and II are strong.

Answer : B

Explanation

Technical education is not the only option for employment. Apart from technical, some non-technical courses can also provide prestigious employment.

Each of the following question consists of one statement followed by two arguments. You have to decide which one of them is stronger and which one of them is weak.

Q 3 - Statement: Should India and Ecuador sign protocol for establishment of the India Ecuador joint economic and trade committee?

Arguments:

I. Yes, as it will enhance bilateral trade and investment relation.

II. No, currently Ecuador has huge economical breakdown. So, deal with them may create problem for us.

Options :

A - Only argument I is strong.

B - Only argument II is strong.

C - Either I or II is strong.

D - Neither I nor II is strong.

E - Both I and II are strong.

Answer : A

Explanation

Argument I is strong but II is weak because we have good economists who can measure the economical imbalance.

Each of the following question consists of one statement followed by two arguments. You have to decide which one of them is stronger and which one of them is weak.

Q 4 - Statement: Should all the medicine stores contain Ayurvedic medicines?

Arguments:

I. Yes through this people will get to know about Ayurveda.

II. No Ayurvedic medicines have their own standards. They should not be mixed with the general medicines.

Options :

A - Only argument I is strong.

B - Only argument II is strong.

C - Either I or II is strong.

D - Neither I nor II is strong.

E - Both I and II are strong.

Answer : D

Explanation

Here none of the above two arguments have valid logics to support the given statement.

Each of the following question consists of one statement followed by two arguments. You have to decide which one of them is stronger and which one of them is weak.

Q 5 - Statement: Should philanthropy activity be checked seriously by government?

Arguments:

I. Yes, there might be the cases of money laundering where black money is converted into white money.

II. No, it may create rage among poor people who are getting benefit from it.

Options :

A - Only argument I is strong.

B - Only argument II is strong.

C - Either I or II is strong.

D - Neither I nor II is strong.

E - Both I and II are strong.

Answer : A

Explanation

Argument I is strong as money laundering may be present over there. But argument II is not strong enough.

Each of the following question consists of one statement followed by two arguments. You have to decide which one of them is stronger and which one of them is weak.

Q 6 - Statement: Should our government. declare national holidays on death of popular national personalities?

Arguments:

I. Yes, we must respect the departed soul for their contributions.

II. No, these extra holidays may check national growth.

Options :

A - Only argument I is strong.

B - Only argument II is strong.

C - Either I or II is strong.

D - Neither I nor II is strong.

E - Both I and II are strong.

Answer : B

Explanation

If we will think about Indian economy, extra holidays will hamper national progress. Hence argument II is strong.

Each of the following question consists of one statement followed by two arguments. You have to decide which one of them is stronger and which one of them is weak.

Q 7 - Statement: Is demanding heavy prices for original paintings of dead painters justified?

Arguments:

I. Yes, those are masterpieces and unrepeatable as the painter is dead so it must have higher prices.

II. No, modern time painters can also paint paintings so it is not required to demand big price for old ones.

Options :

A - Only argument I is strong.

B - Only argument II is strong.

C - Either I or II is strong.

D - Neither I nor II is strong.

E - Both I and II are strong.

Answer : A

Explanation

Argument I is strong because old paintings are unique and unattainable.

Each of the following question consists of one statement followed by two arguments. You have to decide which one of them is stronger and which one of them is weak.

Q 8 - Statement: Do adopted children love their parents with same ease like a biological child?

Arguments:

I. Yes, children have soft heart and they accept their new parents.

II. No, if they are from criminal family they may kill their new parents and steal their money.

Options :

A - Only argument I is strong.

B - Only argument II is strong.

C - Either I or II is strong.

D - Neither I nor II is strong.

E - Both I and II are strong.

Answer : A

Explanation

Only argument I is strong because children are soft hearted but II is weak as a child can’t kill anyone.

Each of the following question consists of one statement followed by two arguments. You have to decide which one of them is stronger and which one of them is weak.

Q 9 - Statement: Will the polavaram dispute be settled down at last?

Arguments:

I. Yes, the politicians of Andhra and Odisha will come together and solve it.

II. No, both the states have their own interests regarding polavaram.

Options :

A - Only argument I is strong.

B - Only argument II is strong.

C - Either I or II is strong.

D - Neither I nor II is strong.

E - Both I and II are strong.

Answer : C

Explanation

Here either the argument I or II is strong. It depends on politicians whether they want to solve it immediately or want to delay it.

Each of the following question consists of one statement followed by two arguments. You have to decide which one of them is stronger and which one of them is weak.

Q 10 - Statement: Should installation of high chimneys be there at the industries?

Arguments:

I. Yes, it is required to reduce pollution from the root level.

II. No, through this the level of pollution will increase in the upper atmosphere.

Options :

A - Only argument I is strong.

B - Only argument II is strong.

C - Either I or II is strong.

D - Neither I nor II is strong.

E - Both I and II are strong.

Answer : A

Explanation

More pollution in the ground level is dangerous to animals and humans residing over here. Hence; argument I is strong.

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