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1
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.
» Explain it
A
Argument I is strong. Judgment in subjective tests depends upon the individual who judges while that in objective tests is fair and impartial. So argument II is weak.
2
Statement: Should state lotteries be stopped?
 
Arguments:
 
I. Yes. Government should not promote gambling habits.
 
II. No, Government will lose a large amount of revenue.
» Explain it
E
Both are strong. It is true that the government should that promote gambling habits which it does through its lotteries. It is also true that the government would lose a major source of revenue if lotteries were stopped.
3
Statement: Should India have no military force at all?
 
Arguments:

I, No, Other countries in the world do not believe in nonviolence.
 
II. Yes. Many Indians believe in non- violence.
» Explain it
D
To defend India against the threat of other military powers in the world, it needs to have military force. So both the arguments does not holds strong.
4
Statement: Should personal tax be abolished in India?
 
Arguments:
 
I, Yes, It will motivate people to earn more.
 
II. No. Individuals must learn to share their wealth with other people.
» Explain it
A
Argument I looks probable because abolishing personal taxes will motivate people to earn more. But argument II is not desirable because the personal tax is not a way of sharing wealth with other people.
5
Statement: Should articles of only deserving authors be allowed to be published?
 
Arguments:
 
I, Yes, It will save a lot of paper which is in short supply.
 
II. No. It is not possible to draw a line between the deserving and the undeserving.
» Explain it
B
Argument I is not strong. Argument II is desirable because it is not possible to analyses the deserving and the undeserving.