Statement and Argument Sample Questions

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 income tax be abolished in India?


  1. Yes. It is an unnecessary burden on the wage earners.
  2. No. It is a good source of revenue.

A. Either I or II is strong

B. Neither I nor II is strong

C. Both I and II are strong

D. Only argument I is strong

E. Only argument II is strong

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