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 more relaxation for SC’s and ST’s in government jobs?

Arguments:

I. Yes, as they are backward classes, there should be more reservation.

II. No, there is already more relaxation for them and general students are facing tough competition.

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 argument II is strong because, other backward class people have already been given relaxation. More relaxation will lead to problems for people of general category.

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 IITians working abroad be called back to India?

Arguments:

I. Yes, they must serve India first then the outside country.

II. Every person has right of freedom. No nation should take that away.

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

Right to freedom is with everyone. One can work on his own interest. Nation can plea a request but cannot force the same.

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 Mahatma Gandhi be awarded with prestigious posthumous noble prize?

Arguments:

I. Yes, he sacrificed his life for the freedom of India and Pakistan by the virtue of non-violence.

II. No, noble peace academy dishonoured him. There is no point of giving him award after the death.

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

Clearly argument II has no valid base. Gandhi has fought for noble cause and hence should be awarded with posthumously.

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 one rank and one pension scheme is implemented in all service sectors?

Arguments:

I. Yes, like army employees, other government employees are also working for the government.

II. No our government is not financially so strong enough to implement 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 : E

Explanation

Both I and II are strong. Other people are working for government sectors with equal effort. So they should also enjoy the benefit and again if government will try to implement this over 30 lacs government employees then it will be a huge 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 6 - Statement: Should hunting of even a small bird be banned across the country?

Arguments:

I. Yes, hunting is affecting the forests and in turn is affecting the ecological system.

II. No, as hunters will starve to death.

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

Hunters can find veggies to eat but spoiling environment for their stomach is not right so argument I 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: Should marriage depend on matching the horoscopes of groom and bride?

Arguments:

I. Yes, horoscopes are determined by behaviour of planetary motion on different persons and are very useful.

II. No, marriages done by matching horoscopes are very dull.

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 horoscopes are result of planetary behaviour on different persons but argument II is weak.

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: 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: Is it right to abolish all the annual examinations up to the 5th standard in schools?

Arguments:

I. Yes, burdening so much hampers the natural growth of young children.

II. No, students will not take the study seriously.

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

Here both the arguments are equally strong to support the given statement.


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