In a making decisions about important questions it is desirable to be able to distinguish between ‘strong’ arguments and ‘weak’ arguments. ‘strong’ arguments are those which are both important and directly related to the question ‘Weak’ argument 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 argument is a ‘strong’ argument and which is a ‘Weak’ argument.

Question 76

Statement:Should there be a cap on drawing ground water for irrigation purpose in India ?
Arguments:(A) No, irrigation is of prime importance for food production in India and it is heavily dependent on groundwater in many parts of the country.
(B)Yes, water tables have gone down to alarmingly low levels in some parts of the country where irrigation is primarily dependent on groundwater which may lead to serious environmental consequences
(C)Yes India just cannot afford to draw groundwater any further as the international agencies have cautioned India against it

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