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 there be new IITs in our country?

Arguments:

I. Yes, the number of students getting into IITs will increase and quality education and placement will increase.

II. No, making IIT will cost more money. Instead, government can use that money by some other means.

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

Education has always been given priority. Investing money in it will not be waste but will guarantee a good future.

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 government ban red bricks and allow only white ash bricks for the construction of homes?

Arguments:

I. Yes, because red bricks are not environment friendly.

II. No, because the house made up of white bricks are not as strong as that of red 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

There are many ways to add strength to a brick but nothing is more important than the environment protection.

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 government ban all the chit funds running in India?

Arguments:

I. Yes, chit funds are making a lot of black money and turning them into white.

II. No, they are very rich and chit funds are part of our economy.

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 because there are many prestigious institutions who are making black money into white, so banning them is not the solution. Argument II is also not 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 6 - Statement: Should our government increase the maximum age-limit for retirement in the government. services?

Arguments:

I. Yes, America and all the Scandinavian countries have done it.

II. Yes, Indian people live long and is the actual demand of lakh’s of employees.

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

A law or system which succeeds in other countries may not succeed in our country too. So, argument I is not strong. But as lakhs of employees are demanding it because of longevity of life, argument II is justified.

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: Is murdering someone to take revenge is better than committing suicide?

Arguments:

I. Yes, we must take revenge and kill the person who is responsible for our problems.

II. No, we can’t kill any one instead we can take the help of police or court.

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 as we can’t became criminal and kill anyone for any problem.

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 large amount of money be invested in IPL?

Arguments:

I. Yes, it shows India might be poor but it has money.

II. No, India is poor so IPL should be banned.

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 both the arguments are weak and 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 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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