SBI Associate PO 2010 Question 178


In making decisions about important questions it is desirable to be able to distinguish between ‘strong’ arguments and ‘weak’ arguments ‘Weak’ arguments are those which are of minor importance and also may not be directly related to the question or may be related to a trivial aspect of the question
Each question below is followed by three arguments numbered (A) (B) and (C) You have to decide which of the arguments is a ‘strong’ argument and which is a ‘weak’ argument

Question 178

Statement:Should there be a restriction on the construction of high rise buildings in big cities in India.
(A)No big cities in India do not have adequate open land plots to accommodate the growing population
(B)Yes only the builders and developers benefit from the construction of high rise buildings
(C)Yes only the Government should first provide adequate infrastructure facilities to existing buildings before allowing the construction of new high rise buildings


Big cities in India lack open space for constructuion of new buildings. Hence, the only option is to construct high rises to tackle the increasing demands for the same.
Other arguments are not strong as they are mainly based on assumptions.
Only option D is correct.

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