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Statement & Argument - Statement and Argument MCQ

Instructions:  

In each of the following questions a statement is given followed by two Arguments. Mark the appropriate option. 

1:  

Statement:  Should education be given by the government free of charge ?

Arg. I: Yes, it will help in universalization of education in the country.

Arg. II: No, there will be budgetary deficit creating some new problems.

A.

I is strong

B.

only argument II is strong

C.

both the arguments are strong

D.

neither I nor II is strong

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :

Argument I follows because those who are unable to get education due to monetary problems, will get, if it is made free of charge, and argument II is also strong because it will require additional budget increasing financial


2:  

Statement: Should students study in early hours of morning ?

Arg. I: Yes, mind is fresh and alert at that time.

Arg. II: No, early risers feel sleepy throughout the day.

A.

only I is strong

B.

only argument II is strong

C.

both the arguments are strong

D.

neither I nor II is strong

 
 

Option: A

Explanation :

After sound sleep mind becomes fresh and alert.


3:  

Statement: Should the government stop aiding to minority institutions of education?

Arg. I: Yes, their poor quality as well as quantity of education is wasting the fund.

Arg. II: No, ruling party will lose its vote bank in the comming elections.

A.

only I is strong

B.

only argument II is strong

C.

both the arguments are strong

D.

neither I nor II is strong

 
 

Option: A

Explanation :

It is a fact based on researches that quality as well as quantity of edcuation in minority institutions, barring a few, is extremely poor because of many reasons as compared to governments' institutions. If we compare the achievement with money invested it is less than 1/10th. So argument first is strong. Second argument is not strong because ruling party must act in accordance with the general welfare of the people disregarding its vote bank.


4:  

Statement: Should workers be alowed to participate in the management of factories in India?

Arg. I: Yes, it is the present management theory.

Arg. II: No, many workers are illiterate and their contribution will not be of value.

A.

only I is strong

B.

only argument II is strong

C.

both the arguments are strong

D.

neither I nor II is strong

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :

A rule which is supported by a theory does not suit to all circumstances. So argument I is not strong but argument II is really a fact at least in India where literacy is not more than 50% while management require fine piece of education.


5:  

 Statement: Should the political parties be banned?

Arg. I: Yes, it is necessary to teach a lesson to the politicians.

Arg. II: No, it will lead to an end of democracy.

A.

only I is strong

B.

only argument II is strong

C.

both the arguments are strong

D.

neither I nor II is strong

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :

Argument II is strong because where there are no poitical parties there is no democracy.




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