Logical reasoning is an important section of CLAT exam. It consists many type of problems. You  have to think about the logic behind these problems first and then mark your answers accordingly. We are giving here some problems of Clat logical reasoning from the topic Statement Arguments.

Directions: Each Question given below consists of a statement, followed by two arguments numbered I and II, You have to decide which of the argument is ‘strong’ and which is ‘weak’.

a) If only I is Strong

b) If only II is Strong

c) If Either I or II is strong

d) If Neither I nor II is strong

e) If both I and II is strong

Q1. Statement: Should the political parties be banned?

Arguments: I. Yes. It is necessary to teach a lesson to the politicians.

II. No. It will lead to an end of democracy.

Ans. D

Q2. Statement: Can pollution be controlled?

Arguments: I. Yes. If everyone realizes the hazards it may create and cooperates to get rid of it, pollution, may be controlled.

II. No, the crowded highways, factories and industries and an ever growing Population eager to acquire more and more land for constructing houses are beyond control.

Ans. c

Q3. Statement: Should India encourage exports, when most things are insufficient for internal use itself?

Argument: I. Yes. We have to earn foreign exchange to pay for our imports.

II. No. Even selective encouragement would lead to shortages.

Ans. A

Q4. Statement: Should a total ban be put on trapping wild animals?

Argument: I. Yes. Trappers are making a lot of money.

II. No. Bans on hunting and trapping are not effective.

Ans. D

Q5. Statement: Should government jobs in rural areas have more incentives?

Argument: I. Yes. Incentives are essential for attracting government servants there.

II. No. Rural areas are already cheaper, healthier and less complex than big cities. So why offer extra incentives!

Ans. a

Logical Reasoning for CLAT