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.

Give answer:

(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.

1.  Statement: Should India encourage exports, when most things are insufficient for internal use itself? 
Arguments: 

I.  Yes. We have to earn foreign exchange to pay for our imports. 
II. No. Even selective encouragement would lead to shortages.

A. Only argument I is strong
B. Only argument II is strong
C. Either I or II is strong
D. Neither I nor II is strong
E. Both I and II are strong
2.  Statement : Should new big industries be started in Mumbai ?
Arguments :

I.  Yes. It will create job opportunities.
II. No. It will further add to the pollution of the city.

A. Only argument I is strong.
B. Only argument II is strong.
C. Either I or II is strong.
D. Neither I nor II strong.
E. Both I and II are strong.
3.  Statement : Should India give away Kashmir to Pakistan ?
Arguments : 

I.  No. Kashmir is a beautiful state. It earns a lot of foreign exchange for Indian.
II. Yes. This would help settle conflicts.

A. Only argument I is strong.
B. Only argument II is strong.
C. Either I or II is strong.
D. Neither I nor II is strong.
E. Both I and II are strong.
4.  Statement : Is buying things on installments  profitable to the customer ?
Arguments : 

I.  Yes. He has to pay less.
II. No. Paying installments upsets the family budget.

A. Only argument I is strong.
B. Only argument II is strong.
C. Either I or II is strong.
D. Neither I nor II is strong.
E. Both I and II are strong.
5.  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. Only argument I is strong
B. Only argument II is strong
C. Either I or II is strong
D. Neither I nor II is strong
E. Both I and II are strong
6.  Statement : Should non-vegetarian food be totally banned in our coountry ?
Arguments : 

I.  Yes. It is expensive and therefore it is beyond the means of most people in our country.
II. No. Nothing should be banned in a democratic country like hours.

A. Only argument I is strong
B. Only argument II is strong
C. Either I or II is strong
D. Neither I nor II is strong
E. Both I and II are strong
7.  Statement : Should officers accepting bribes be punished ?
Arguments :

I.  No. Certain circumstances may have compelled them to take bribe.
II. Yes. They should do the job they are entrusted with, honestly.

A. Only argument I is strong
B. Only argument II is strong
C. Either I or II is strong
D. Neither I nor II is strong
E. Both I and II are strong
8.  Statement : Should girls learn art like judo and karate ?
Arguments :

I.  Yes. It will enable them to defined themselves from rogues and ruffians.
II. No. They will loose their feminine grace.

A. Only argument I is strong
B. Only argument II is strong
C. Either I or II is strong
D. Neither I nor II is strong
E. Both I and II are strong
9.  Statement : Should students take part in politics ?
Arguments :

I.  Yes. It inculcates in them qualities of leadership.
II. No. They should study and build up their career.

A. Only argument I is strong
B. Only argument II is strong
C. Either I or II is strong
D. Neither I nor II is strong
E. Both I and II are strong
10.  Statement :   Should 'computer knowledge' be made a compulsory subject for all the students at secondary school level ?
Arguments :

I.  No. Our need is 'bread' for everyone, we cannot follow western models.
II. Yes. we cannot compete in the international market without equipping our children with computers.

A. Only arguments I is strong.
B. Only argument II is strong.
C. Either I or II is strong.
D. Neither I nor II is strong.
E. Both I and II are strong.