Reasoning Quiz – Statement and Courses of Action – 15

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In each question below is given a statement followed by three courses of action numbered (A), (B) and (C). A course of action is a step or administrative decision to be taken for improvement, follow-up or further action in regard to the problem, policy, etc. On the basis of the information given in the statement, you have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing.

 

  1. Statement : A heavy unseasonal downpour during the last two days has paralysed the normal life in the state in which five persons were killed but this has provided a huge relief to the problem of acute water crisis in the state.

Courses of action: (A) The state government should set up a committee to review the alarming situation.

(B) The state government should immediately remove all the restrictions on use of potable water in all the major cities in the state.

(C) The state government should send relief supplies to all the affected areas in the state.

(a) None

(b) Only (A)

(c) Only (B) and

(C) (d) Only (C)

(e) All (A), (B) and (C)

Answer

 

 

  1. Statement : A large private bank has decided to retrench one-third of its employees in view of the huge losses incurred by it during the past three quarters.

 

Courses of action: (A) The Govt should issue a notification to general public to immediately stop all transactions with the bank.

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(B) The Govt should direct the bank to refrain from retrenching its employees.

(C) The Govt should ask the central bank of the country to initiate an enquiry into the bank’s activities and submit its report.

(a) None

(b) Only (A)

(c) Only (B)

(d) Only (C)

(e) All (A) and (C)

Answer

 

 

  1. Statement : Many political activities have decided to state demonstrations and block traffic movement in the city during peak hours to protest against the steep rise in prices of essential commodities.

Courses of action: (A) The Govt should immediately ban all forms of agitations in the country.

(B) The police authority of the city should deploy additional forces all over the city to help traffic movement in the city.

(C) The state administration should carry out preventive arrests of the known criminals staying in the city

(a) Only (A)

(b) Only (B)

(c) Only (C)

(d) Only (A) and (B)

(e) None of these

Answer

 

  1. Statement : The school dropout rate in many districts in the state has increased sharply during the last few years as the parents of these children make them work in the fields owned by others to earn enough for them to least one meal a day.

Courses of action: (A) The Govt should put up a mechanism to provide food grains to the poor people in these districts through public distribution system to encourage the parents to send their wards to school.

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(B) The Govt should close down some of these schools in the district and deploy the teachers of these schools to nearby schools and also ask remaining students to join these schools.

(C) Govt should issue arrest warrants for all the parents who force their children to work in fields instead of attending classes.

(a) Only (A)

(b) Only (B)

(c) Only (C)

(d) Only (A) and (B)

(e) None of these

Answer

 

 

  1. Statement : One aspirant was killed due to stampede while participating in a recruitment drive of police constables.

Courses of action: (A) The officials in charge of the recruitment process should immediately be suspended.

(B) A team of officials should be asked to find out the circumstances which led to the death of the aspirant and submit its report within a week.

(C) The Govt should ask the home department to stagger the number of aspirants over more number of days to avoid such incidents in future.

(a) Only (A)

(b) Only (B)

(c) Only (C)

(d) Only (B) and (C)

(e) None of these

Answer

 

  1. Statement : Many students of the local school fell ill for the fourth time in a row in the last six months after consuming food prepared by the school canteen.

Courses of action : A : The school management should immediately terminate the contract of the canteen and ask for compensation.

B : The school management should advise all the students not to eat food articles from the canteen.

C : The owner of the canteen should immediately be arrested for negligence.

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(a) None follows

(b) Only B follows

(c) Only C follows

(d) Only A and B follows

(e) Only B and C follows

Answer

 

 

  1. Statement : Many school buses have fitted CNG kit without observing the safety guidelines properly. This results into some instances of these buses catching fire due to short circuit and endangering the lives of the school children.

Courses of action : A : The regional transport authority should immediately carry out checks of all the school buses fitted with CNG kit.

B : The management of all the schools should stop hiring buses fitted with CNG kit.

C : The govt should issue a notification banning school buses for the use of CNG kit.

(a) Only A follows

(b) Only B follows

(c) Only C follows

(d) Only A and C follows

(e) None of these

Answer

 

  1. Statement : A sudden cloud burst over the island city resulted into unpredicted rainfall causing a flood-like situation in the entire area. A large number of people were caught unaware and were stranded on the road.

Courses of action : A : The local administration should immediately put in place an action plan for avoiding such a situation in future.

B : The local administration should immediately deploy personnel to help the stranded people to move to safer places.

C : The local administration should advise all the citizens not to venture out on the road till the situation improves.

(a) Only A follows

(b) Only B follows

(c) Only C follows

(d) Both B and C follows

(e) All A, B and C follows

Answer