Statement: Should the Death Sentence Be Abolished? - Logical Reasoning

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MCQ

In the following question, one statement is followed by two arguments (a) and (b) one supporting and the other against it.

Statement: Should the death sentence be abolished?

Arguments:
(a) Yes - The death sentence deprives the culprit of all chances of improving his behaviour.
(b) No - Capital punishment restrains criminal tendency.

Options

  • if only argument (a) is strong

  • if only argument (b) is strong

  • If either (a) or (b) is strong

  • If both (a) and (b) is strong

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Solution

If either (a) or (b) is strong

Explanation:

If we examine both the arguments, they are true independently depending on the individual situations.  Hence, 'If either (a) or (b) is strong' is correct. 

Concept: Statement and Arguments (Entrance Exam)
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