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Directions (1-5) : In each question below is given a statement followed by two courses of action numbered I and II. A course of action is a step or administrative decision to be taken for improvement, follow-up or further action in regard to the problem, policy, etc. On the basis of the information given in the statement, you have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing.
1. Statement: Many pilgrims died in a stampede while boarding a private ferry to the holy place on the first day of the ten day long festival.
Courses of action:
I. The Government should immediately cancel the licenses of all the private ferry operators with immediate effect.
II. The Government should de ploy an adequate number of its personnel to guide pilgrims on their journey to the holy place.
only course of action I follows.
only course of action II follows.
either course of action I or II follows.
neither course of action I nor II follows.
both courses of action I and II follow.
Some students of the local college were caught travelling in the train without purchasing valid tickets.
Courses of action:
I. The parents of these students should be informed about the incident and requested to counsel their wards.
II. These students should be put behind bars for travelling without bonfire credentials.
A large part of the locality was flooded as the main pipe supplying drinking water burst while the workers of a utility company were laying cables in the area.
I. The civic authority should immediately arrange to repair the damage and stop loss of water.
II. The civic authority should seek an explanation and compensation from the utility company for the damage caused by them.
4. Statement: Millions of pilgrims are expected to take a dip in the Ganges at the holy place during the next fortnight.
I. The Government should restrict the number of pilgrims who can take dip each day during the fortnight.
II. The Government should deploy an adequate number of security personnel to maintain law and order during the next fortnight at the holy place.
5. Statement: The rate of inflation has reached its highest in last twenty years and there is no sign of it softening in the coming months.
Courses of action: I. Government should initiate steps like reducing Government taxes on essential commodities with immediate effect. II. Farmers should be asked by the Government to sell their produce at lower prices.