Statement and Argument

Directions to SolveEach 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.

Q1: Statement: Should children be legally made responsible to take care of their parents during their old age? Arguments:
  1. Yes. Such matter can only be solved by legal means.
  2. Yes. Only this will bring some relief to poor parents.

A Only argument I is strong

B Both I and II are strong

C Either I or II is strong

D Only argument II is strong

E Neither I nor II is strong

ANS:D - Neither I nor II is strong

Explanation: Taking care of the parents is a moral duty of the children and cannot be thrust upon them legally, nor such a compulsion can ensure good care of the old people. So, none of the arguments holds strong.

img not found

For help Students Orientation
Mcqs Questions

One stop destination for examination, preparation, recruitment, and more. Specially designed online test to solve all your preparation worries. Go wherever you want to and practice whenever you want, using the online test platform.