Classical

Statement & Argument - Statement and Argument MCQ

21:  

Statement: Should articles of only deserving authors be allowed to be published?

Arg. I: Yes, it will save a lot of paper which falls short of supply.

Arg. II: No, it is not possible to draw a demarcation between the deserving and the undeserving authors.

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 :

It is clear from the second argument that there is no way of identifying deserving authors. If the criteria of deserving and non-deserving authors are the signiicance of their articles, the question of investigating into the author does not arise. So argument I is weak and II one is strong.


22:  

Statement: Should military training be made incumbent on all school and college going students ?

Arg. I: Yes, it will inculcate discipline among them.

Arg. II: No, it.will bring regimentation in education.

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 I is weak which is evident from the II argument which is really strong. Moreover, the discipline which is there in military, is different from the discipline that we want in colleges as well as in the society. It will definitely increase regimentation because every one does not ike military training and his freedom of choice is challenged here.


23:  

Statement: Should India support economic liberalization ?

Arg. I: Yes, it will boost up industrial development lea ding to more supply of the commodity and low price.

Arg. II: No, it is against the Nehru's dream of democratic socialism.

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: C

Explanation :

First argument is based on economic principles and laws while the second one has its origin into history and politics.


24:  

Statement: Should the duration of the parliamentary government be increased ?

Arg. I: Yes, it will reduce the expenses on elections and also reduce inflation.

Arg. II: No, it will take longer time to change a ruling party even if it is corrupt.

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 :

Expenses on election are not the sole cause of inflation so argument I is weak but argument II is strong because when a ruling party is not acting satisfactorily we can change it through elections and do away with it by popular votes.


25:  

 Statement: Should movies full of violence be telecasted ?

Arg. I: Yes, because children will adopt such behaviour from films
.
Arg. II: No, because violence is the heart and soul of all pictures.

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 :

Only argument I is strong, because such movies create the attitude of violence especially in adults.




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