course of action logical question

In each question below is given a statement followed by two courses of action numbered I and II. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true and on the basis of the information given in the statement, decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing.

Give answer

(A) If only I follows
(B) If only II follows
(C) If either I or II follows
(D) If neither I nor II follows
(E) If both I and II follow.

41.

Statement: Youngsters are often found staring at obscene posters.

Courses of Action:

Children should be punished and penalized if they are found doing so.
Any display of such material should be banned.

A.     Only I follows
B.     Only II follows
C.     Either I or II follows
D.     Neither I nor II follows
E.     Both I and II follow
Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Bad things attract more and punishment after the act has been committed is no remedy. The act should be prevented. So, only course II follows.
View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum
42.

Statement: One of the problems facing the food processing industry is the irregular supply of raw material. The producers of raw material are not getting a reasonable price.

Courses of Action:

The government should regulate the supply of raw material to other industries also.
The government should announce an attractive package to ensure regular supply of raw material for food processing industry.

A.     Only I follows
B.     Only II follows
C.     Either I or II follows
D.     Neither I nor II follows
E.     Both I and II follow
Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Clearly, to remedy the problem of food processing industry, a regular supply of raw material should be ensured. So, course II follows.
View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum
43.

Statement: The Committee has criticized the Institute for its failure to implement a dozen of regular programmes despite an increase in the staff strength and not drawing up a firm action plan for studies and research.

Courses of Action:

The broad objectives of the Institute should be redefined to implement a practical action plan.
The Institute should give a report on reasons for not having implemented the planned programmes.

A.     Only I follows
B.     Only II follows
C.     Either I or II follows
D.     Neither I nor II follows
E.     Both I and II follow
Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option E

Explanation:

The problem is that despite an increase in staff strength, the Institute has failed in its objective of implementing its plan. So, either there should be reasons for the lackening or the plans are a failure and must be revised for practical implementation. Thus, both the courses follow.
View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum
44.

Statement: India has been continuously experiencing military threats from its neighbouring countries.

Courses of Action:

India should engage into an all out war to stop the nagging threats.
India should get the neighbours into a serious dialogue to reduce the tension at its borders.

A.     Only I follows
B.     Only II follows
C.     Either I or II follows
D.     Neither I nor II follows
E.     Both I and II follow
Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Clearly, war is the last resort. First, peaceful talks and negotiations should be indulged in, to settle the issues of dispute. So, only course II follows.
View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum
45.

Statement: As many as ten coaches of a passenger train have derailed and blocked both pairs of the railway tracks.

Courses of Action:

The railway authorities should immediately send men and equipment to the spot to clear the railway tracks.
All the trains running in both the directions should be diverted to other routes.

A.     Only I follows
B.     Only II follows
C.     Either I or II follows
D.     Neither I nor II follows
E.     Both I and II follow
Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option E

Explanation:

The situation demands first diverting other trains to different routes so as to avert any accident, and then clearing the tracks as soon as possible. Thus, both the courses follow.

Leave a Reply0