Classical

Statement & Argument - Statement and Argument MCQ

16:  

Statement: Should primary teacher's salary be raised ?

Arg. I: Yes, it will encourage and motivate them to teach in a better way.

Arg. II: No, it wil increase financial pressures on the government.

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 :

Study shows that salary of the teacher has great impact on their professional ability and motivation. So argument I is really strong .


17:  

Statement: Does the survival of the fittest dictum fit today?

Arg. I: Yes, weak have very poor chance of achieving anything in the present day world of competition.

Arg. II: No, we are not living in the stone age now.

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 :

Competition always leads to the survival of the fittest.


18:  

 Statement: Is the youngest child happy when a new baby takes birth in the family?

Arg. I: Yes, it is exciting for him to have a new member in the family.

Arg. II: No, he becomes jealous of the new born.

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 :

Second argument is more appealing and based on the observations than that of the 1.


19:  

Statement: Should caste system be banned in the Indian society ?

Arg. I: Yes, it is a heavy barrier in the way of speedy development of the country
.
Arg. II: No, it will give chance to low caste people to run the government through 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 :

Division of society on the basis of caste is really a hard stone in the way of speedy low of social and political functioning so argument I is strong but argument II does not follow because banning of caste system is one thing and people's attitude toward it, is another thing. Moreover low caste people are already running the government at various levels thus caste system bear little impact on this issue.


20:  

Statement: Should private sector be permitted to enter into the public utility services ?

Arg. I: Yes, they are doing well in advanced western countries.

Arg. II: No, it is risky to put these services in private hands.

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: D

Explanation :

The condition of a developing country is entirely different as compared to a developed nation. So argument I is not strong and argument II is also weak because private sector is doing well in many economic areas and their credibility is unquestionable.




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