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 so much money be spent on advertisements? Arguments:
  1. Yes. It is an essential concomitant in a capitalist economy.
  2. No. It leads to wastage of resources.

A Either I or II is strong

B Only argument I is strong

C Only argument II is strong

D Both I and II are strong

E Neither I nor II is strong

ANS:A - Only argument I is strong

Explanation: Clearly, the advertisements are/the means to introduce people with the product and its advantages. So, argument I holds strong. But argument II is vague because advertisements are an investment for better gain and not a, wastage.

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