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The question given below consists of a statement, followed by three arguments numbered I, II and III. You have to decide which of the arguments is/are 'strong' (arguments) and which is/are 'weak' (arguments) and accordingly choose your answer from the alternatives given below each question. Statement: Sociologists and political observers are of the opinion that making education qualification mandatory for election candidates would be discriminatory since that would naturally deprive citizens of India the right to represent their people. Institutional qualification, as they say, is different from political acumen and wisdom. In a country like India where about a quarter of 815 million eligible voters are illiterate, it would not be prudent to deny a politically aware and socially conscious individual the election ticket just because he/she doesn’t have a minimum qualification. Should "literacy" be the minimum criterion for becoming a voter in India? Arguments: I. No, Mere literacy is no guarantee of political maturity of an individual. II. Yes, Illiterate people are less likely to make politically wiser decisions of voting for a right candidate or party. III. No, Voting is the constitutional right of every citizen.
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude
None is strong
Only I and II are strong
Only III is strong
Only II and III are strong
All are strong
Correct Option is All are strong
Clearly, illiterate people lack will power and maturity in thoughts. They may easily be misled into false convictions or lured into temptations to vote for a particular group. So, argument II holds. However, a person is literate does not mean that he is conscious of all political movements, which requires practical awareness of everyday events. Thus, I also holds strong. Besides, Constitution has extended the right to vote equally to all its citizens. Hence, III also holds.
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