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 religion be taught in our schools ?

Arguments : I. No. Ours is a secular state.

                   II. Yes. Teaching religion helps inculcate moral values among children.

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 B

Explanation :

Ours is a secular state does not mean that religion and religious values should be

eradicated. In fact, these inculcate moral values. So. argument I is vague and only

argument II is strong.