Directions : Each of the following question consists of a statement followed by two arguments I and II. You have to decide which of the arguments is a STRONG arguments and which is a WEAK Argument.

Statement : Should persons convicted of criminal offences in the past be allowed to contest elections in India?

Arguments :
I. No. Such persons cannot serve the cause of the people and country.
II. Yes. It is democracy - let people decide whom to vote.

  • 1Only argument I is strong
  • 2Only argument II is strong
  • 3Either I or II is strong
  • 4Neither I nor II is strong
Answer:- 1

Clearly, persons with criminal background cannot stand to serve as the representatives of the common people. So, they should not be allowed to contest elections. Thus, only argument I holds, while II does not.

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