# Logical Reasoning - Statement and Argument - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Statement and Argument - Section 1 (Q.No. 36)
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.

36.

Statement: Should there be uniforms for students in the colleges in India as in the schools?

Arguments:

1. Yes, this will improve the ambience of the colleges as all the students will be decently dressed.
2. No. The college students should not be regimented and they should be left to choose their clothes for coming to the college.
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, after being in strict discipline and following a formal dress code of the school for so many years, the students must be granted some liberty in college life, as they have to take on the responsibilities of life, next. Besides, schools adopt uniforms to take care of the security of the child - an aspect which doesn't matter much in the colleges. So, argument II holds strong. Also, the environment of the college depends on the students' dedication and etiquettes and not on their uniforms. So, argument I is vague.
Discussion:
18 comments Page 2 of 2.

But their should be uniform for college students too because nowadays we can see students bunk their classes and hangout with friends so if they wear uniform people can recognize them and also college authority can know who is on bunk with the help of local people.

Students are not that serious for their studies the way students used to do before.

Not enough information is given, you assume that it is universally known that students in India have a dress code before college (is this true) , do all schools require uniforms, what if a student comes from a culture that never had a dress code.

Those two statements have different point of view. And according to me, both of them are correct.

There should be dress code or uniform in the colleges to maintain the ambiance of the college and a discipline among boys and girls.

Uniform in colleges should be compulsory for students because in college students come from different classes will have no shame and pride.

According to me there should be a dress code.

In an institutions students come from different classes of the society. Without dress code some students will wear dress of high price & some will not. To avoid this visual discrimination in an educaional institution never be exoected.I will go for 'C'.