Statement and Arguments Questions

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In the question a statement is given, followed by two arguments, I and II. You have to consider the statement to be true even if it seems to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given arguments, if any, is a strong argument.

Statement : Should street lights be switched off after midnight?

Argument I : No, statistics show that crime and accidents increase if street lights are switched off.
Argument II : Yes, few vehicles ply after midnight, expensive electricity will be wasted.

A) if only argument I is strong. B) if only argument II is strong.
C) if both I and II are strong. D) if neither I nor II is strong.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) if both I and II are strong.

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In the question a statement is given, followed by two arguments, I and II. You have to consider the statement to be true even if it seems to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given arguments, if any, is a strong argument.

 

Statement : Should sale of alcohol near highways be banned?

Argument I : No, people should have freedom to decide as it is their fundamental right.
Argument II : Yes, 90% of road accidents involve drivers who are under influence of alcohol.

A) if only argument I is strong. B) if only argument II is strong.
C) if both I and II are strong. D) if neither I nor II is strong.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) if both I and II are strong.

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In the question a statement is given, followed by two arguments, I and II. You have to consider the statement to be true even if it seems to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given arguments, if any, is a strong argument.

Statement : Should one year of army training be compulsory for all Indian citizens?

Argument I : No, the costs of training will be prohibitive and one year of labour will be lost.
Argument II : Yes, army training helps make better citizens.

A) if only argument I is strong. B) if only argument II is strong.
C) if both I and II are strong. D) if neither I nor II is strong.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) if only argument I is strong.

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In the question a statement is given, followed by two arguments, I and II. You have to consider the statement to be true even if it seems to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given arguments, if any, is a strong argument.


Statement : Should one year of army training be compulsory for all Indian citizens?


Argument I : No, the costs of training will be prohibitive and one year of labour will be lost.
Argument II : Yes, army training helps make better citizens.

A) if only argument I is strong. B) if only argument II is strong.
C) if both I and II are strong. D) if neither I nor II is strong.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) if only argument I is strong.

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