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 7 star hotels in India?

Arguments:

I. Yes, foreign VIPs will come and stay there.

II. No, high profile criminals will operate there.

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 criminals can fetch over there, plan of building 7 star hotels should not be stopped. There are other ways to stop the criminals.

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.

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 file its nomination for hosting Olympics?

Arguments:

I. Yes, India should showcase its hosting capability to the world.

II. No, India is not able to host CWG without corruption.

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 of one scam, India should not hold itself back from hosting such a prestigious game event, as successful organisation of such events can bring fame to the nation.

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 India accept Malaysia’s 30 billion US dollars investment in India for urban development?

Arguments:

I. Yes, India is a poor country. So, it should accept any gift from others.

II. No, recently Malaysia’s foreign minister visited Pakistan. So, they can backstab 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 : D

Explanation

Neither the argument I nor II is strong enough 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 our government. allow private companies to operate and run passenger train services in metro areas?

Arguments:

I. Yes, the quality of service can be improved by allowing private companies as this sector faces huge competition.

II. No, passenger train services is a non-profit organisation so private sectors may not agree.

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 allowing private sector can improve the service quality but II is not strong because they can get a fix tender amount from government.

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 school education in poor states like Bihar, Assam, Odisha be made free?

Arguments:

I. Yes, as these are poor states, this is one and only way to improve literacy.

II. No, this might have adverse impact on the 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 : B

Explanation

Argument I is weak because making education free may not lead to 100% literacy but II is strong because it can put heavy financial burden.

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 all competitive examinations for selecting candidates for job must be online?

Arguments:

I. Yes, this will reduce paperwork and is beneficial for environment.

II. Yes, this process will be transparent and corruption free.

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 the arguments are strong in context of 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: Following a disturbance, can president`s rule bring peace and harmony in a state?

Arguments:

I. Yes, the president is the highest authority in our country and can bring peace in the state by his abundance of power.

II. No, president can’t bring peace as he will not be present there.

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 president is powerful than anyone in the country and can bring peace.

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 encouragement be given to the cottage industries in rural areas?

Arguments:

I. Yes, creativity is there among rural peoples.

II. Yes, this will help in eradicating problem of unemployment to much extent in rural areas.

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 the arguments are strong enough to support the given statement logically.


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