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 India make efforts to harness solar energy to fulfil its energy requirements? Arguments:
  1. Yes, Most of the energy sources used at present is exhaustible.
  2. No. Harnessing solar energy requires a lot of capital, which India lacks in.

A Both I and II are strong

B Only argument I is strong

C Only argument II is strong

D Neither I nor II is strong

E Either I or II is strong

ANS:A - Only argument I is strong

Explanation: Clearly, harnessing solar energy will be helpful as it is an inexhaustible resource unlike other resources. So, argument I holds. But argument II is vague as solar energy is the cheapest form of energy.



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