Course of Action Quiz Set 04

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Question 1

Statements:

Students passing out of IIT and IIM in India get placements in foreign countries and get thrice the salary of what they would get in India.

Courses of Action:
  1. Companies in India should be asked to pay the same amount of salary to them.
  2. The IIT and IIM should sign a bond with their students that bars them from going out of India.
 A

Only I follows.

 B

Only II follows.

 C

Either I or II follows.

 D

Neither I nor II follows.

Soln.
Ans: d

Neither of the courses of action is practical.


Question 2

Statements:

There is a strong heat wave this summers. The temperatures are 4 to 5 degrees above normal.

Courses of Action:
  1. The government should deploy officials to track the number of deaths that are taking place.
  2. People should be advised to go to hill stations.
  3. The government should call an urgent meeting on global warming.
 A

Only I follows.

 B

Only III follows.

 C

Only II and III follow.

 D

Nether I, nor II, nor III.

Soln.
Ans: d

The immediate requirement is to advise people to stay indoors, and ensure that water and electricity is available to the people, even if some daytime power cuts have to be imposed on the industry.


Question 3

Statements:

OPEC members have decided to cut oil production. This has led to an increase in the global crude oil prices.

Courses of Action:
  1. Government should do nothing.
  2. Government should start spending money on exploration and extraction of India's oil reserves.
  3. Government should take steps to keep the prices of vegetables under control.
 A

Only I follows.

 B

Only I and II follows.

 C

Only III follows.

 D

Only II follow.

Soln.
Ans: c

In India petrol prices have been decontrolled since 2010. They are decided by the market factors. Similar thing is expected for diesel also. So government cannot control the prices directly. An increase in oil prices has an inflationary impact leading to an increase in the price of food items, etc., So, what the government can do is to take some steps to keep these prices under check.


Question 4

Statements:

The voter turnout in the state elections is showing a decreasing trend. It is almost down to 40%. What should be done?

Courses of Action:
  1. The elections should be cancelled because majority of the citizens haven't expressed their mind.
  2. A law should be made to punish those who do not cast their vote. But those who have a valid reason should not be punished.
 A

Only I follows.

 B

Only II follows.

 C

Either I or II follows.

 D

Neither I or II follows.

Soln.
Ans: d

Instead of these two options, it is better to step up awareness campaigns.


Question 5

Statements:

A large number of cases of malarial fever are being reported from one of the wards of a municipality. What should be done?

Courses of Action:
  1. The authorities should undertake fumigation of that ward.
  2. The authorities should supply mosquito nets to all the residents of that ward.
 A

Only I follows.

 B

Only II follows.

 C

Either I or II follows.

 D

Both I and II follow.

Soln.
Ans: c

Taking one of these actions will reduce the incidence of malarial fever.


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Updated on 2019-08-18.

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