# Logical Reasoning - Course of Action

Exercise : Course of Action - Section 1
Directions to Solve

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.

• (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.

16.

Statement: The kharif crops have been affected by the insects for consecutive three years in the district and the farmers harvested less than fifty percent of produce during these years.

Courses of Action:

1. The farmers should seek measures to control the attack of insects to protect their crops next year.
2. The Government should increase the support price of kharif crops considerably to protect the economic interests of farmers.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follows
Neither I nor II follows
Both I and II follow
Explanation:
Clearly, the problem demands taking extra care and adequate precautions to protect crops from insects and extending help to farmers to prevent them from incurring huge losses. Thus, both the courses follow.

17.

Statement: The car dealer found that there was a tremendous response for the new XYZ's car-booking with long queues of people complaining about the duration of business hours and arrangements.

Courses of Action:

1. People should make their arrangement of lunch and snacks while going for car XYZ's booking and be ready to spend several hours.
2. Arrangement should be made for more booking desks and increased business hours to serve more people in less time.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follows
Neither I nor II follows
Both I and II follow
Explanation:
Seeing the tremendous response, the dealer must make suitable arrangements and deploy more personnel to take care of customers so that they don't have to wait excessively long for booking. So, only course II follows.

18.

Statement: The State Government has decided to declare 'Kala Azar' as a notifiable disease under the Epidemics Act. Family members or neighbours of the patient are liable to be punished in case they did not inform the State authorities.

Courses of Action:

1. Efforts should be made to effectively implement the Act.
2. The cases of punishment should be propagated through mass media so that more people become aware of the stern actions.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follows
Neither I nor II follows
Both I and II follow
Explanation:
The Act is aimed at eradication of the disease and so it needs to be proclaimed and promoted. So, both the courses follow.

19.

Statement: The Chairman stressed the need for making education system more flexible and regretted that the curriculum has not been revised in keeping with the pace of the changes taking place.

Courses of Action:

1. Curriculum should be reviewed and revised periodically.
2. System of education should be made more flexible.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follows
Neither I nor II follows
Both I and II follow
Explanation:
Clearly, the situation demands making the education system more flexible and changing it periodically according to the needs of the time. So, both the courses follow.

20.

Statement: The Central Bureau of Investigation receives the complaint of an officer taking bribe to do the duty he is supposed to.

Courses of Action:

1. CBI should try to catch the officer red-handed and then take a strict action against him.
2. CBI should wait for some more complaints about the officer to be sure about the matter.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Either I or II follows
Neither I nor II follows
Both I and II follow