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Course of Action – Questions and Answers – Quiz 3

1. Statement:

The Finance Minister submits his resignation a month before the new budget is to be presented in the Parliament.

Courses of Action:

I. The resignation should be accepted and another person should be appointed as the Finance Minister.

II. The resignation should not be accepted.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follows
Neither I nor II follows

2. Statement:

A large number of people visiting India from country X have been tested positive for carrying viruses of a killer disease.

Courses of Action:

I. The government of India should immediately put a complete ban on people coming to India from country X including those Indians who are settled in country X.

II. The government of India should immediately set up detection centres at all its airports and seaports to identify and quarantine those who are tested positive.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follows
Neither I nor II follows

3. Statement:

There has been less than forty percent voter turnout in the recent assembly elections.

Courses of Action:

I. The election commission should cancel the entire election process as the votes cast are not adequate to represent people.

II. The election commission should take away the voting rights of those who did not exercise their rights.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follows
Neither I nor II follows

4. Statement:

Most of the development plans develop in papers only.

Courses of Action:

I. The in-charges should be instructed to supervise the field-work regularly.

II. The supply of paper to such departments should be cut short.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follows
Neither I nor II follows

5. Statement:

The vegetable traders feel that the prices of onion will again go up shortly in the State ‘P’

Courses of Action:

I. The ‘P’ State Government should purchase and store sufficient quantity of onion in advance to control prices.

II. The ‘F’ State Government should make available network of fair price shops for the sale of onions during the period of shortage.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follows
Both I and II follow

6. Statement:

It is reported that though Vitamin E present in fresh fruits and vegetables is beneficial for human body, capsule Vitamin E does not have the same effect on human body.

Courses of Action:

I. The sale of capsule Vitamin E should be banned.

II. People should be encouraged to take fresh fruits and vegetables to meet the body’s requirement of Vitamin E.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follows
Neither I nor II follows

7. Statement:

Youngsters are often found staring at obscene posters.

Courses of Action:

I. Children should be punished and penalized if they are found doing so.

II. Any display of such material should be banned.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follows
Neither I nor II follows

8. 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:

I. The government should regulate the supply of raw material to other industries also.

II. The government should announce an attractive package to ensure regular supply of raw material for food processing industry.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follows
Neither I nor II follows

9. 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:

I. The broad objectives of the Institute should be redefined to implement a practical action plan.

II. The Institute should give a report on reasons for not having implemented the planned programmes.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follows
Both I and II follow

10. Statement:

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

Courses of Action:

I. India should engage into an all out war to stop the nagging threats.

II. India should get the neighbours into a serious dialogue to reduce the tension at its borders.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follows
Neither I nor II follows

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

Courses of Action:

I. The railway authorities should immediately send men and equipment to the spot to clear the railway tracks.

II. All the trains running in both the directions should be diverted to other routes.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follows
Both I and II follow

12. Statement: There has been a significant drop in the water level of all the lakes supplying water to the city.

Courses of Action:

I. The water supply authority should impose a partial cut in supply to tackle the situation.

II. The government should appeal to all the residents through mass media for minimal use of water.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follows
Both I and II follow

13. Statement:

The police department has come under a cloud with recent revelations that at least two senior police officials are suspected to have been involved in the illegal sale of a large quantity of weapons from the state police armoury. Courses of Action:

I. A thorough investigation should be ordered by the State Government to bring out all those who are involved into the illegal sale of arms.

II. State police armoury should be kept under Central Government’s control.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follows
Neither I nor II follows

14. Statement:

Financial stringency prevented the State Government from paying salaries to its employees since April this year.

Courses of Action:

I. The State Government should immediately curtail the staff strength at least by 30%.

II. The State Government should reduce wasteful expenditure and arrange to pay the salaries of its employees.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follows
Neither I nor II follows

15. Statement:

The cinema halls are incurring heavy losses these days as people prefer to watch movies in home on TV than to visit cinema halls.

Courses of Action:

I. The cinema halls should be demolished and residential multi-storey buildings should be constructed there.

II. The cinema halls should be converted into shopping malls.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follows
Neither I nor II follows

16. Statement:

Duty free technology parks where foreign firms can manufacture electronic hardware components are proposed to be established at various places in the country.

Courses of Action:

I. Government should immediately implement the proposal to augment the foreign currency reserve by exporting the products.

II. Government should not implement the proposal as it will hinder indigenous production of hardware components.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follows
Neither I nor II follows

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