Logical Reasoning Questions and Answers : Statement and Argument Set – 3

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Logical Reasoning Questions and Answers

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Logical Reasoning Questions and Answers: Set – 3


Direction ( 1-10) 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. 

1. 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 neither I nor II is strong and

E. If both I and II are strong.

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2. 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 neither I nor II is strong and

E. If both I and II are strong.

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3. Statement :

Should system of offering jobs only to the wards of government employees be introduced in all government offices in India?
Arguments I.
No. It denies opportunity to many deserving individuals and government may stand to lose in the long run.
II. No. It is against the principle of equality. Does not government owe its responsibility to all its citizens?

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

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4. Statement : 

Should all beggars on the roads in the big cities in India be forcibly sent to villages?
Arguments: 
I. No, this is grossly unfair and these people will die of hunger if they are sent to villages.
II. Yes, these people create a bad impression of our country in the eyes of the foreigners who visit our country and hence should be removed.

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

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5. Statement : 

Should all the professional colleges in India be encouraged to run their own courses without affiliation to any university?
Arguments:
I. Yes, this is only way to create more opportunities for those who seek professional training.
II. No, this will dilute the quality of professional training as all such colleges may not be equipped to conduct such courses.

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

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6. Statement : 

Should there be a compulsory military training for each college student in India?
Arguments:
I. No, this goes against the basic democratic right of an individual to choose his/her own programs.
II. Yes, this is the only way to build a strong and powerful nation.

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

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7. Statement : 

Should there be a maximum ceiling imposed on the earnings of an individual in an organization?
Arguments:
I. Yes, this will help equitable distribution of earnings to all the employees.
II. No, the organization should have free hand to decide the pay packets of its employees.

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

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8. Statement : 

Should all the students graduating in any discipline desirous of pursuing post-graduation of the subjects of their choice be allowed to enroll in the post-graduate courses?
Arguments : 
I. Yes. The students are the best judge of their capabilities and there should not be restrictions for joining post-graduate courses.
II. No. The students need to study relevant subjects in graduate courses to enroll in post-graduate courses and the students must fulfill such conditions.
III. No. There are not enough institutes offering post-graduate courses which can accommodate all the graduates desirous of seeking post-graduate education of their own choice.

A. None is strong

B. Only I and II are strong

C. All are strong

D. Only I and III are strong.

E. None of these

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9. Statement : 

Should religion be taught in our schools?
Arguments : 
I. No. Ours is a secular state.
II. Yes. Teaching religion helps inculcate moral values among children.
III. No. How can one dream of such a step when we want the young generation to fulfill its role in the 21st century.

A. All are strong

B. None is strong

C. Only I is strong

D. Only II is strong

E. Only I and III are strong

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10. Statement : 

Should all the youngsters below 21 years of age be disallowed from going to a beer bar?
Arguments : 
I. No. It is not correct to prevent matured youngsters above 18 years of age who can vote, from having fun.
II. Yes. The entry fee to such pubs should also be hiked.
III. No. There is no such curb in western countries.
IV. Yes. This will help in preventing youngsters from getting into bad company and imbibing bad habits.

A. Only I is strong

B. Only I and III are strong

C. Only III and IV are strong

D. Only I and IV are strong

E. None is strong

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