### Logical Reasoning - Statement - Arguments

#### Question - 1

Each question given below consists of a statement, followed by two arguments numbered I and II.  You have to decide which of the arguments is a 'strong' argument and which is a 'weak' argument.
Statement:  Should agriculture in rural India be mechanized?
Arguments:  I.  Yes.  It would lead to higher production.
II.  No.  Many villagers would be left unemployed.

• A if only argument I is strong
• B if only argument II is strong
• C if either I or II is strong
• D if nether I nor II is strong and
• E if both I and II are strong

#### Question - 2

Each question given below consists of a statement, followed by two arguments numbered I and II.  You have to decide which of
the arguments is a 'strong' argument and which is a 'weak' argument.
Statement:  Should girls learn arts like judo and karate?
Arguments:  I. Yes.  It will enable them to defend themselves from rogues and ruffians.
II.  No.  They will lose their feminine grace.

• A if only argument I is strong
• B if only argument II is strong
• C if either I or II is strong
• D if nether I nor II is strong
• E if both I and II are strong

#### Question - 3

You have to decide which of the arguments is a 'strong' argument and which is a 'weak' argument.
Statement:  Should the political parties be banned?
Arguments:  I.  Yes.  It is necessary to teach a lesson to the politicians.
II.  No.  It will lead to an end of democracy.

• 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
• E if both I and II are strong

#### Question - 4

You have to decide which of the arguments is a 'strong' argument and which is a 'weak' argument.
Statement  :  Should the educated unemployed youth be paid "unemployment allowance" by the Government?
Arguments :  I.  Yes.  it will provide them some monetary help to either seek employment or to kickstart some 'self-employment' venture.
II.  No.  It will dampen their urge to do something to earn their livelihood and thus promote idleness among the unemployed youth.

• 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
• E if both I and II are strong

#### Question - 5

You have to decide which of the arguments is a 'strong' argument and which is a 'weak' argument.
Statement  :  Should foreign films be banned in India?
Arguments :  I.  Yes.  They depict an alien culture which adversely affects our values.
II.  No.  Foreign films are of a high artistic standard.

• 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
• E if both I and II are strong

#### Question - 6

You have to decide which of the arguments is a 'strong' argument and which is a 'weak' argument.
Statement:  Should all the practising doctors be brought under government control so that they get salary from the Government and treat patients free of cost?
Arguments :  I.  No. How can any country do such an undemocratic thing?
II.  Yes.  Despite many problems, it will certainly help minimize, if not eradicate, unethical medical practices.

• 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
• E if both I and II are strong

#### Question - 7

You have to decide which of the arguments is a 'strong' argument and which is a 'weak' argument.
Statement:  Should there be more than one High Courts in each state in India?
Arguments:  I.  No.  This will be a sheer wastage of taxpayer's money.
II.  Yes.  This will help reduce the backlog of cases pending for a very long time.

• 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
• E if both I and II are strong

#### Question - 8

You have to decide which of the arguments is a 'strong' argument and which is a 'weak' argument.
Statement:  Are nuclear families better than joint families?
Arguments:  I.  No. Joint families ensure security and also reduce the burden of work.
II.  Yes.  Nuclear families ensure greater freedom.

• 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
• E if both I and II are strong

#### Question - 9

You have to decide which of the arguments is a 'strong' argument and which is a 'weak' argument.
Statement:  Should India give away Kashmir to Pakistan?
Arguments:  I.  No. Kashmir is a beautiful state.  It earns a lot of foreign exchange for India.
II.  Yes. This would help settle conflicts.

• 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
• E if both I and II are strong

#### Question - 10

You have to decide which of the arguments is/are 'strong' argument(s) and which is/are 'weak' argument(s) and accordingly choose your answer from the alternatives given below each queation.
Statement: Should india go in for computerization in all possible sectors?
Arguments:
I.  Yes.  It we question feeiciency and accurancy in the work.
II.  No.  It will be an injustice to the monumental human resources which are at present underilized.
III.  No.  Computerization demands a lot of money.we should not waste money on it.
IV.  Yes.  When advanced countries are introducing computers in every field,how can India afford to leg behind ?

• A Only I is strong
• B Only I and II are strong
• C Only I and III are strong
• D Only II and III are strong
• E All are strong