|Statement and Argument : Statement and Argument Questions are usually asked in all competitive exams like SSC, SBI, IBPS, RBI, LIC, RRB, AAI, DRDO, ISRO, NTR, FSSAI, CWC, LIC, SSC CGL, Railways and other state government exams.
On this page, we are providing all varieties of Statement and Argument Questions along with previous year Statement and Argument Questions.
Statement and Argument Questions are very important for Reasoning section. Normally 1 question comes from Statement and Argument Questions in Reasoning Section.
We have also provided all different varieties of Statement and Argument Questions.
Directions :(1-10) Each of the following question consists of a statement followed by two arguments I and II. You have to decide which of the arguments is a STRONG arguments and which is a WEAK Argument.
1.Statement : Should there be compulsory medical examination of both the man and the woman before they marry each other?
I. No. This is an intrusion to the privacy of an individual and hence cannot be tolerated.
II. Yes. This will substantially reduce the risk of giving birth to children with serious ailments.
2. Statement : Should there be a ban on product advertising?
I. No. It is an age of advertising. Unless your advertisement is better than your other competitors, the product will not be sold.
II. Yes. The money spent on advertising is very huge and it inflates the cost of the product.
3. Statement : Should luxury hotels be banned in India?
I. Yes. They are places from where international criminals operate.
II. No. Affluent foreign tourists will have no place to stay.
4. Statement : Should shifting agriculture be practised?
I. No. It is a wasteful practice.
II. Yes. Modern methods of farming are too expensive.
5.Statement : Should our country extend generous behaviour and goodwill to our erring and nagging neighbours?
I. Yes. Goodwill always pays dividend.
II. No. Our generous behaviour and goodwill will be considered as our weakness.
6. Statement : Is pen mightier than a sword?
I. Yes. Writers influence the thinking of the people.
II. No. With the help of physical force one can conquer all.
7.Statement : Should the sex determination test during pregnancy be completely banned?
I. Yes. This leads to indiscriminate female foeticide and eventually will lead to social imbalance.
II. No. People have a right to know about their unborn child.
8. Statement : Should persons convicted of criminal offences in the past be allowed to contest elections in India?
I. No. Such persons cannot serve the cause of the people and country.
II. Yes. It is democracy – let people decide whom to vote.
9. Statement : Should officers accepting bribe be punished?
I. No. Certain circumstances may have compelled them to take bribe.
II. Yes. They should do the job they are entrusted with, honestly.
10. Statement : Should there be a complete ban on use of all types of chemical pesticides in India?
I. No. The pests will destroy all the crops and the farmers will have nothing to harvest.
II. Yes. The chemical pesticides used in agriculture pollute the water underground and this has become a serious health hazard.