Satement - Arguments


The following 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'


Statement : Should selection tests be of the objective rather than of the descriptive type ?

Arguments : I. Yes. The assessment of answers to objective type questions is fair and impartial.

                    II. No. The descriptive type test is certainly a better tool than the objective type test.

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.

Answer : Option A

Explanation :

Clearly, judgement in subjective tests depends upon the individual who judges while

that in objective tests is fair and impartial So, argument I alone holds and argument

II is vague.