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 young entrepreneurs of age below 21 should be encouraged?

Arguments:

I. Yes, because of this the number of jobless persons will reduce.

II. No, they will use this as an opportunity and will go to USA for business.

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 employment will be generated and that is what more important rather than setting up in US.

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.

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 our government adopt communist policy like Russia and China?

Arguments:

I. Yes we can become rich as Russia and China.

II. No, we have the prestige of being a biggest democratic country and we should stick to 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

Accepting communist policy will not make the nation rich. Hence; it is not a strong argument but the II argument has logical base to support.

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 Gajendra Chauhan resign from the post of director of Film and television institute of India?

Arguments:

I. Yes, though he is a good actor but is not able to handle the pressure of such post.

II. No, initially he will need some time to get acquainted with the pressure 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

Neither of the above two given arguments are 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 6 - Statement: Should India allow US companies to explore petroleum resources available under its economic zone?

Arguments:

I. Yes, India is not having that much technical, money and manpower to conduct such explorations.

II. No, it may hamper our status and resources available with 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 because we have plenty of resources but don’t know how to use it. 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 7 - 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 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 rapists be hanged?

Arguments:

I. Yes, they are sinners and must be hanged.

II. No, they are human beings so give them one more chance.

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

Either I or II is strong because it depends on the 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 10 - Statement: Should the upper age limit for contesting parliamentary election be fixed at 65 years?

Arguments:

I. Yes, people above 65 years lack dynamism and will power.

II. No, life span of people is increasing. So it should be fixed at 80.

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

Upper age of a person is not the exact criteria to judge someone’s will power or dynamisms, so, both the arguments are weak.


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