# Logical Reasoning Questions And Answers :: Course of Action: part1

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 Directions for Q: In each of the questions below is given a statement followed by two courses of action. Course of action is a step for 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 given suggested courses of action is/are logically worth pursuing. Give your answer as: Opt 1 If only conclusion I follows. Opt 2 If only conclusion II follows. Opt 3 If either I or II follows. Opt 4 If neither I nor II follows. Opt 5 If both conclusions I and II follows. 1. Statement : Ministry of Tourism in its one of the reports revealed that due to recent social disturbances in the country, the number of foreign tourists has decreased considerably, which resulted in a financial loss of Rs.100 crore.Courses of Action: I. The Government should provide financial support to the tourism sector. II. Foreign tourists should be informed that they visit the country at their risk. If only conclusion I follows. If only conclusion II follows. If either I or II follows. If neither I nor II follows. If both conclusions I and II follows. ANSWER : If neither I nor II follows. Explanation : . Financial support to the tourism sector is not a permanent solution. Secondly, constant risk for the foreign tourists will never encourage tourism in India. Hence, none of the courses action is the right solution in this direction.
 2. Statement : The rates of interest on Post Office recurring deposit accounts have been increased with effect from 1st Oct. This has been done to attract more deposits.Courses of Action: I. Efforts should also be made to make the public aware about this increase in the rate of interest. II. If the deposits donâ€™t increase in next six months, the rate of interest should be further increased. If only conclusion I follows. If only conclusion II follows. If either I or II follows. If neither I nor II follows. If both conclusions I and II follows. ANSWER : If both conclusions I and II follows. Explanation : . It is given in the statement that rate of interest has been increased to attract more deposits. Hence, public should be made aware of such increase so that both the parties should be benefitted. If the response for the deposits is lukewarm, the rate of interest should be further increased. Hence, both the actions are right courses of action.
 3. Statement : Every year, at the beginning or at the end of the Monsoon, we have some cases of conjunctivitis, but this year, it seems to be a major epidemic, witnessed after nearly four years.Courses of Action: I. Precautionary measures should be taken after every four years to check the epidemic. II. People should be advised to drink boiled water during the Monsoon season. If only conclusion I follows. If only conclusion II follows. If either I or II follows. If neither I nor II follows. If both conclusions I and II follows. ANSWER : If only conclusion II follows. Explanation : . It is not necessary that such an epidemic occurs after four years. Hence action I is not the right course of action. Secondly, prevention during Monsoon season is the right step to face the problem of conjunctivitis. So, action II is the right course of action.
 4. Statement : Huge amount of resources are required to develop tourist places in a country like India, which is endowed with vast coastlines, rivers, forests, temples etc.Courses of Action: I. More tourist resorts along the coastlines only should be started. II. The tourist potential of India should be exploited. If only conclusion I follows. If only conclusion II follows. If either I or II follows. If neither I nor II follows. If both conclusions I and II follows. ANSWER : If only conclusion II follows. Explanation : . As in the given statement, India is already endowed with tourist spots. Therefore, the existing potential should be exploited.
 5. Statement : Although the India economy is still heavily dependent on agriculture, its share in global agricultural trade is less than the share of agricultural exports to total exports.Courses of Action: I. Efforts should be made to increase our agricultural production. II. The exports of non-agricultural commodities should be reduced. If only conclusion I follows. If only conclusion II follows. If either I or II follows. If neither I nor II follows. If both conclusions I and II follows. ANSWER : If only conclusion I follows. Explanation : . Only by increasing our agricultural production, we can have a better position in international agricultural trade. Reduction in non-agricultural commodities will further worsen our position. So, only I is the right course of action.

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