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 art subjects be removed from the intermediate curriculum?

Arguments:

I. Yes, students are not interested in taking art subjects.

II. No, art contains history, political science like subjects. So, it should not be removed.

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

Only because students are not interested, we cannot remove an important subject from the curriculum.

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 state medium board adopt teaching style of CBSE medium board?

Arguments:

I. Yes, CBSE medium students are getting into IITs.

II. No, state medium board has its own mode of teaching.

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

None of the above arguments have valid ground to support the given statement.

Q 3 -

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 cooperate Bangladesh on intellect sharing?

Arguments:

I. Yes, through this intelligence service of both the countries will have a clear understanding.

II. No through this, important information like, safety of our country may get exposed.

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

Doing or not doing so, may have both the consequences as stated in argument I and II.

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 BCCI allow Pakistani Players to play in IPL?

Arguments:

I. Yes, they are sportsmen and sport has no religion or boundary.

II. No, they belong to Pakistan and Pakistan is the major cause of all terror attacks.

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

Just because some terrorists are from Pakistan that does not mean that all the players and other human beings residing in that country are terrorists too.

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 government. hike the tuition fees of engineering students?

Arguments:

I. Yes, hiking fees may bring some seriousness among engineering students and they will study hard to clear paper.

II. No, as these may not allow talented poor students to opt for an engineering career.

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 I is irrelevant but II is strong because if fees will be increased then it will force poor good students to choose simple graduation.

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: Should the age for marriage of boys be increased to more than 28 years?

Arguments:

I. No, it depends upon the person and his family members.

II. Yes, it may check the population increase to a certain level.

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

None of the arguments is strong regarding the 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 8 - Statement: Should scientists start believing on God?

Arguments:

I. Yes, as a human being scientists belong to some community and must believe God.

II. No, science is above of everything and if scientists start believing in God then who will do experiments.

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 : E

Explanation

Both of the arguments strongly hold their position and clearly justify the 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 9 - Statement: Should religion be taught in schools and colleges by dharma gurus?

Arguments:

I. Yes, by teaching moral sayings of different religions, one can increase its brain power.

II. No, we are having a secular nation so teaching religion should not be allowed.

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 regarding moral values but II is irrelevant.

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 solar energy systems be given more importance?

Arguments:

I. Yes, because it is a source of renewable energy.

II. No, this will demand more capital.

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

Non-renewable energy sources are going to be exhausted. So, we should focus more on renewable energy sources.

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