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 all the legislators be forced to resign from their profession ?
Arguments :

I. Yes. They will be able to devote more time for the country.
II. No. Nobody will contest election.

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
2.  Statement : Should there be students union in college/university ?
Arguments :

I. No. This will create a political atmosphere in the campus.
II. Yes. It is very necessary. Students are future political leaders.

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
3.  Statement : Should there be reservation of seats and posts on communal basis ?
Arguments :

I. Yes. It will check most of the intercommunal basis.
II. No. Ours is a secular state.
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.
4.  Statement : Should article of only deserving authors be allowed to be published ?
Arguments : 

I. Yes. It will save a lot of paper which is in short supply.
II. No. It is not possible to draw a line between the  deserving and the undeserving.

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
5.  Statement : Should all news  be controlled by government in democracy ?
Arguments : 

I. Yes. Variety of news only confuses people.
II. No. Controlled news loses credibility.



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
6.  Statement : Should all refugees, who make unauthorized entry into a country into a country, be forced to go back to their homeland ?
Arguments :

I. Yes. They make their colonies and occupy a lot of land.
II. No. They leave their homes because of hunger or some terror and on human grounds, should not be forced to go back.

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
7.  Statement : Should internal assessment in colleges be abolished ?
Arguments : 

I.Yes. This will help in reducing the possibilities of favoritism.
II. No. Teaching faculty will loose control over students.

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
8.  Statement : Should so much money be spent on advertisement ?
Arguments :

I. Yes. It is an essential concomitant in a capitalist economy.
II. No. It leads to wastage of resources.


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
9.  Statement : Should there be a world government ?
Arguments :

I. Yes. It will help in eliminating tension among the nations
II. No. Then, only the developed countries will dominate in the government.

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
10.  Statement : Should the Council of ministers once appointed be kept the same for the entire period intervening two elections ?
Arguments :

I. No. Shuffling of ministers and portfolios is a healthy democratic process.
II. Yes. The ministers do not get a hold on their portfolio unless they are kept for a longer duration.

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