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.

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Statement: Should the railways immediately stop issuing free passes to all its employees?

Arguments:

  1. No. The employees have the right to travel free.
  2. Yes. This will help railways to provide better facility.

[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 D

Explanation:

The free passes given to railway employees is a privilege for them, not their right. So, argument I does not hold. Argument II seems to be vague.

Shalini Patel said: (Sep 18, 2019)  
According to me, the answer should be option B.

Binoy said: (Feb 25, 2020)  
Yes the answer should be B as it is a development.

Vinod said: (Mar 4, 2020)  
Its public money so employees has no right. In fact but. You know the policy.

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