Logical Reasoning - Statement and Argument - Discussion

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.


Statement: Should young entrepreneurs be encouraged?


  1. Yes. They will help in industrial development of the country.
  2. Yes. They will reduce the burden on employment market.

[A]. Only argument I is strong
[B]. Only argument II is strong
[C]. Either I or II is strong
[D]. Neither I nor II is strong
[E]. Both I and II are strong

Answer: Option E


Clearly, encouraging the young entrepreneurs will open up the field for the establishment of new industries. Thus, it shall help in industrial development and not only employ the entrepreneurs but create more job opportunities for others as well. So, both the arguments hold strong.

Nachi said: (Jul 14, 2011)  
Can one explain the term entrepreneurs?

Shashank said: (Mar 31, 2014)  
Entrepreneurs is a person who open a small business of his own.

Abhinav said: (May 26, 2016)  
The entrepreneur who establishes large scale industries and provides employment.

Priya said: (Oct 17, 2016)  
How will encouraging entrepreneurs "reduce" the burden on the employment market?

Sokrates said: (Jan 20, 2017)  
@ Priya.

The entrepreneurs start a business of their own. This implies that they will try to hire people to work for them; which in turn implies that the burden on the employment market will decrease, if ever so slightly.

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