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Statement and Arguments Questions Answers

Each of the following questions consists of a statement followed by two arguments I and II.

Give answer:
(A) If only argument I is strong
(B) If only argument II is strong
(C) If either I or II is strong
(D) If neither I nor II is strong and
(E) If both I and II are strong.

  • 1. Statement: Should the railways immediately stop issuing free passes to all its employees?

    Arguments:

    I. No. The employees have the right to travel free.
    II. Yes. This will help railways to provide better facility.

    1. Only argument I is strong
    2. Only argument II is strong
    3. Either I or II is strong
    4. Neither I nor II is strong
    5. Both I and II are strong
    Answer And Explanation

    Answer: Option D

    Explanation:

    The free passes given to railway employees is a privilege for them, not their right. So, argument I does not hold. Argument II seems to be vague.

  • 2. Statement : Should number of holidays of government employees be reduced ?
    Arguments : I. Yes. Our government employees are having maximum number of holidays among the other countries of the world.
    II. Yes. It will lead to increased productivity of government offices.

    1. Only argument I is strong
    2. Only argument II is strong
    3. Either I or II is strong
    4. Neither I nor II is strong
    5. Both I and II are strong
    Answer And Explanation

    Answer: Option B

    Explanation:

  • 3. Statement : Should there be reservation of seats and posts on communal basis ?

    Arguments :
    I. Yes. It will check most of the inter-communal biases.
    II. No. Ours is a secular state.

    1. Only argument I is strong
    2. Only argument II is strong
    3. Either I or II is strong
    4. Neither I nor II is strong
    5. Both I and II are strong
    Answer And Explanation

    Answer: Option B

    Explanation:

  • 4. Statement : Should government stop spending huge amounts of money on international sports ?
    Arguments :
    I. Yes. This money can be utilised for poor.
    II. No. Sports-persons will be frustrated and will not get international exposure.

    1. Only argument I is strong
    2. Only argument II is strong
    3. Either I or II is strong
    4. Neither I nor II is strong
    5. Both I and II are strong
    Answer And Explanation

    Answer: Option B

    Explanation:

    Clearly spending money on sports can not be avoided merely for social economic problems.
    But Argument II is strong. Be a sports man and then think on this question. :)

  • 5. Statement : Should education be made compulsory for all children up to the age of 14 ?
    Arguments :
    I. Yes. This will help to eradicate the system of forced employment of children.
    II. Yes. This would increase the standard of living.

    1. Only argument I is strong
    2. Only argument II is strong
    3. Either I or II is strong
    4. Neither I nor II is strong
    5. Both I and II are strong
    Answer And Explanation

    Answer: Option D

    Explanation:

    None of argument stands valid.

  • 6. Statement : Should the tuition fees in all post graduate courses be hiked considerably ?

    Arguments :
    I. Yes. This will bring some kind of seriousness among the students and will improve quality.
    II. No. This will force the meritorious poor students to stay away from post-graduate courses.

    1. Only argument I is strong
    2. Only argument II is strong
    3. Either I or II is strong
    4. Neither I nor II is strong
    5. Both I and II are strong
    Answer And Explanation

    Answer: Option B

    Explanation:

    Clearly seriousness among the students is not because of fees but second argument is strong.

  • 7. Statement: Should students union in universities be abolished ?
    Arguments :
    I. Yes. Students can pay full attention to their career development.
    II. No. All the great leaders had been students union leaders.

    1. Only argument I is strong
    2. Only argument II is strong
    3. Either I or II is strong
    4. Neither I nor II is strong
    5. Both I and II are strong
    Answer And Explanation

    Answer: Option A

    Explanation:

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  • Ajay Behera 1 year ago

    Thnx

    mastguru 1 year ago replied

    Welcome Ajay !

  • Rahul Patil (Malgudi Days) 3 years ago

    good work....