# Logical Reasoning - Course of Action

Exercise : Course of Action - Section 3
Directions to Solve

In each question below is given a statement followed by three courses of action numbered I, II and III. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then decide which of the three given suggested courses of action logically follows for pursuing.

6.

Statement: A large number of students are reported to be dropping out of school in villages as their parents want their children to help them in farms.

Courses of Action:

1. The government should immediately launch a programme to create awareness among the farmers about the value of education.
2. The government should offer incentives to those farmers whose children remain in schools.
3. Education should be made compulsory for all children up to the age of 14 and their employment banned.

Only I and II follow
Only II and III follow
Only I and III follow
All follow
None of these
Explanation:
Literacy at basic level is the utmost need to prepare good future citizens. So, all children need to be educated. This can be achieved by creating awareness, providing incentives, enforcing education and banning employment of children. Thus, all the three courses follow.

7.

Statement: Without the active cooperation between the proprietor and the employees of the mill, it cannot remain a profitable concern for long.

Courses of Action:

1. The mill should be closed down.
2. The workers should be asked to cooperate with the owners.
3. The owners should be asked to cooperate with the employees.

None follows
Only I and II follow
All follow
Only II and III follow
None of these
Explanation:
Clearly, both II arid III directly fulfil the essence of the given statement and so, both follow.

8.

Statement: The air and rail services have been severely disrupted due to thick fog in the northern part of the country.

Courses of Action:

1. The rail and air services should be temporarily suspended in the region.
2. People should be advised to make their travel plan keeping in mind the probable disruption resulting in delay or cancellation of services.
3. The government should immediately install modern machines which will enable it to guide the rail and air services even if the thick fog develops.

Only II follows
Only III follows
Only II and III follow
All follow
None of these
Explanation:
Keeping in mind the safety and convenience of passengers, both I and II follow. III clearly suggests a remedy to the problem and hence it also follows.

9.

Statement: There are more than 200 villages in the hill area of Uttar Pradesh which are severely damaged due to cyclone and it causes an extra burden of Rs 200 crore on State Government for relief and rehabilitation work.

Courses of Action:

1. People of hill area should be shifted to other safer places.
2. State Government should ask more financial support from Central Government.
3. Government should levy relief tax to the corporate sector to ease the additional burden.

None follows
Only I and II follow
Only II and III follow
Only I and III follow
None of these
Explanation:
Since severe damage has been caused by cyclone, people in affected villages ought to be shifted to safer places. Also, since relief work entails huge amounts, the State Government needs to pool up funds by either of the ways given in II and III. So, I and either II or III follow.

10.

Statement: Any further increase in the pollution level in the city by way of industrial effluents and automobile exhaustions would pose a severe threat to the inhabitants.

Courses of Action:

1. All the factories in the city should immediately be closed down.
2. The automobiles should not be allowed to ply on the road for more than four hours a day.
3. The Government should restrict the issue of fresh licences to factories and automobiles.

None follows
Only II follows
Only III follows
All follows
None of these