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 Sin tax be included in GST?

Arguments:

I. Yes, everyone and every product have right to equality.

II. No, as it is bad for society, there should be cascading of tax on it. So that people will be reluctant to use 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

Argument II is strong about Sin tax. However; argument I is very weak to support this 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 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 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 philanthropy activity be checked seriously by government?

Arguments:

I. Yes, there might be the cases of money laundering where black money is converted into white money.

II. No, it may create rage among poor people who are getting benefit from 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 : A

Explanation

Argument I is strong as money laundering may be present over there. But argument II is not strong enough.

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 political tycoons like MLAs or MPs be allowed to change their parties?

Arguments:

I. Yes, we have a democratic country and everyone have his or her own choice.

II. No, these personalities must remain obedient and faithful to their parties and people.

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 arguments are strong as each one of us have our own choice and at the same time we must be loyal.

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 adulteration be banned and considered as a crime?

Arguments:

I. Yes, by adulteration the foodstuff may cause food poison in the body so must be banned.

II. No, the stuffs that are included are not bad for health.

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 food poisoning cases are frequently in news so it must be avoided.

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 young entrepreneurs?

Arguments:

I. Yes, this will help in development of many industries in near future.

II. Yes, in directly the burden of unemployment will reduce in the country and more people will be self-sufficient.

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

Entrepreneurship is the key to both successful industry development and eradication of unemployment.

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