Critical and logical Reasoning – Set 17 (Courses of Actions)

Directions: In each question below is given a statement followed by two courses of actions numbered I and II. A course of action is taken for improvement follow up at etc. Read the statement carefully and pick the correct answer choice from the following:
A) Only course of action 1 follows
B) Only course of action 2 follows
C) If both 1 and 2 follow
D) If neither 1 nor 2 follows
E) Data inadequate

  1. STATEMENT : The presence of mafiosi in the education system of UP has increased drastically.
    COURSES OF ACTION:
    1)There should be a special taskforce constituted to clean the system of its ills.
    2)The UP government should resign immediately.

    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option A
    1 follows because it is necessary to tackle such antisocial elements.2 does not follow because resignation of the government in unlikely to improve the situation.

     

  2. STATEMENT : Reliance Telecommunications is playing dirty tricks with its competitor Tata indicom.
    COURSE OF ACTION :
    1)Tata indicom should also do the same.
    2)Tata indicom should decrease the tariff rate of phone calls.

    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option D
    Both do not follow.Tata indicom should not start playing dirty tricks but should approach government.The 2nd do not follow because it will do nothing to stop the dirty tricks.

     

  3. STATEMENT : The flood relief sanctioned for the purpose never reached the intended beneficiaries.
    COURSE OF ACTION :
    1)Those who are responsible should be checked and suspended.
    2)The govt of India should resign taking moral responsibility for the same.

    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option A
    1 is logical.Hence,it is the answer.

     

  4. STATEMENT : It has been observed that commercial banks refrain from giving loans to people from poor backgrounds because they cannot provide assets for security.
    COURSE OF ACTION:
    1)The finance ministry must look into the matter immediately.
    2)The finance minister should initiate an enquiry into the matter.

    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option C
    Both are logical.

     

  5. STATEMENT: The TV channel kal tak has shown a video recording of some policemen taking bribes from car drivers.
    COURSE OF ACTION :
    1)The cops should be suspended after an inquiry.
    2)The guilty cops should be warned for future.

    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option A

     

  6. STATEMENT : Fordon motors has found that its managerial manpower is not efficient.
    COURSE OF ACTION:
    1)It should fire all its managers.
    2)It should organise training programs for its managers.

    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option B
    Course of action 2 is correct as training is likely to improve the efficiency of the managers.Firing of all managers is illogical.

     

  7. STATEMENT : It has been reported that water level is declining rapidly in India.
    COURSE OF ACTION :
    1)There should be a public campaign to educate people about the need to reduce and eliminate the wastage of water.
    2)New technologies should be researched and utilised to store rain water.

    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option C
    Both are logical steps that could be taken to address the problem.

     

  8. STATEMENT : A sting operation conducted by a TV news channel proved to be a total failure as the reporter who carried out the sting was found to have created a fake sting in order to gain publicity and money.
    COURSE OF ACTION :
    1)Disciplinary action must be initiated immediately against the reporter.
    2)The TV channel should be penalised and taken off air for a short period of time.

    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option C
    Both are logical

     

  9. STATEMENT : Across the globe there is an increasing tendency to use child soldiers for terrorist activities.
    COURSE OF ACTION:
    1)The UN security council should try to address this problem by asking its member states to crack down heavily on terrorist groups.
    2)The US led forces must attack such terrorist groups.

    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option A
    Only first is logical as a crack down on terrorist organisation is the responsibility of every country.

     

  10. STATEMENT : The appreciation of the rupee has reduced the impact of the oil price rise on the Indian economy although it has also created a problem for exporters.
    COURSE OF ACTION :
    1)The government should allow a further rise in the value of the rupee.
    2)The government should provide some additional incentives to exporters.

    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option B
    First action will further affect exporters and will make Indian exports unviable in the international markets.Providing some support to exporters at this juncture might be a good idea since it will have to improve the position of Indian exporters which has been jolted by the rupee appreciation.

     



 

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9 Thoughts to “Critical and logical Reasoning – Set 17 (Courses of Actions)”

    1. DHANANJAY

      Hi pradeep bro
      How to prepared logical reasoning

      1. PR@D$$P

        go through the R.S.Agrawal logical reasoning from where you get to know the nitty-gritty of this part.:)

  1. Sunil Sharma

    10/10 thanks provide inference based questions also

  2. Doughty

    Thanks for ques

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