# Logical Reasoning - Statement and Argument - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Statement and Argument - Section 1 (Q.No. 33)
Directions to Solve

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.

33.

Arguments:

1. Yes. It is an essential concomitant in a capitalist economy.
2. No. It leads to wastage of resources.
Only argument I is strong
Only argument II is strong
Either I or II is strong
Neither I nor II is strong
Both I and II are 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.
Discussion:
3 comments Page 1 of 1.

Pikku said:   8 years ago
According to me, 2nd point is valid.

Swapnil said:   9 years ago
I agree with 2nd point but ads can be given in a socialist economy too. And the statement nowhere talks about capitalist economy. It is an assumption not argument if capitalist economy is dragged into the subject.