# Logical Reasoning - Statement and Argument - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Statement and Argument - Section 2 (Q.No. 29)
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.

29.

Statement: Should all the colleges in India be allowed to devise their own curriculum and syllabus for the vocational courses promoting self-employment?

Arguments:

1. Yes. This is an important step to generate employment opportunities.
2. No. This will affect the quality of education due to lack of uniformity in syllabus.
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, colleges, if given a free hand, would through individual efforts come up with fresh, competent courses to draw in more students. This would open up new avenues for employment. So, argument I holds strong. In the light of this, argument II appears to be vague.
Discussion:
12 comments Page 2 of 2.

Deek said:   3 years ago
Option B seems be correct.