# Logical Reasoning - Statement and Argument - Discussion

### Discussion :: Statement and Argument - Section 2 (Q.No.19)

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.

• (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.

19.

Statement: Should judiciary be independent of the executive?

Arguments:

1. Yes. This would help curb the unlawful activities of the executive.
2. No. The executive would not be able to take bold measures.

 [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

Explanation:

Clearly, independent judiciary is necessary for impartial judgement so that the Executive does not take wrong measures. So, only argument I holds.