Course of action

15 May 2020


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. Let us understand the concept with the help of a few questions or Statements.


Practice Questions For Course of action

Q1)Statement: A large number of people in ward X of the city are diagnosed to be suffering from a fatal malaria type.

Courses of Action:

1. The city municipal authority should take immediate steps to carry out extensive fumigation in ward X.

2. The people in the area should be advised to take steps to avoid mosquito bites.

A) Only I follows

B) Only II follows

C) Either I or II follows

D) Both I and II follow

Solution :


Q2) Statement: Severe drought is reported to have set in several parts of the country.

Courses of Action:

1. Government should immediately make arrangement for providing financial assistance to those affected.

2. Food, water and fodder should immediately be sent to all these areas to save the people and cattle.

A) Only I follows

B) Only II follows

C) Either I or II follows

D) Neither I nor II follows

Solution :


Q3) Statement: Since its launching in 1981, Vayudoot has so far accumulated losses amounting to Rs 153 crore.

Courses of Action:

1. Vayudoot should be directed to reduce wasteful expenditure and to increase passenger fare.

2. An amount of about Rs 300 crore should be provided to Vayudoot to make the airliner economically viable.

A) Only I follows

B) Only II follows

C) Either I or II follows

D) Both I and II follow

Solution :


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Q4) Statement: Exporters in the capital are alleging that commercial banks are violating a Reserve Bank of India directive to operate a post shipment export credit denominated in foreign currency at international rates from January this year.

Courses of Action:

1. The officers concerned in the commercial banks are to be suspended.

2. The RBI should be asked to stop giving such directives to commercial banks.

A) Only I follows

B) Only II follows

C) Either I or II follows

D) Neither I nor II follows

Solution :


Q5)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: 

I. The farmers should seek measures to control the attack of insects to protect their crops next year. 

II. The Government should increase the support price of kharif crops considerably to protect the economic interests of farmers. 

A) Only I follows 

B) Only II follows 

C) Either I or II follows 

D) Neither I nor II follows 

E) Both I and II follow 

Solution :

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. 

Q6) 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: 

I. People should make their arrangement of lunch and snacks while going for car XYZ's booking and be ready to spend several hours. 

II. Arrangement should be made for more booking desks and increased business hours to serve more people in less time. 

A) Only I follows 

B) Only II follows 

C) Either I or II follows 

D) Neither I nor II follows 

E) Both I and II follow 

Solution :

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. 

Q7) 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: 

I. Efforts should be made to effectively implement the Act. 

II. The cases of punishment should be propagated through mass media so that more people become aware of the stern actions. 

A) Only I follows 

B) Only II follows 

C) Either I or II follows 

D) Neither I nor II follows 

E) Both I and II follow 

Solution :

The Act is aimed at eradication of the disease and so it needs to be proclaimed and promoted. So, both the courses follow. 

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Q8) 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: 

I. Curriculum should be reviewed and revised periodically. 

II. System of education should be made more flexible. 

A) Only I follows 

B) Only II follows 

C) Either I or II follows 

D) Neither I nor II follows 

E) Both I and II follow 

Solution :

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. 

Q9) 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: 

I. CBI should try to catch the officer red-handed and then take a strict action against him. 

II. CBI should wait for some more complaints about the officer to be sure about the matter.

A) Only I follows 

B) Only II follows 

C) Either I or II follows 

D) Neither I nor II follows 

E) Both I and II follow 

Solution :

Clearly, one complaint is enough for a wrong doing. This should be confirmed by catching the guilty red-handed and then strict action taken against him. So, only course I follows.

Q10) Statement: The Indian electronic component industry venturing into the West European markets faces tough competition from the Japanese. 

Courses of Action: 

I. India should search for other international markets for its products. 

II. India should improve the quality of the electronic components to compete with the Japanese in capturing these markets. 

A) Only I follows 

B) Only II follows 

C) Either I or II follows 

D) Neither I nor II follows 

E) Both I and II follow 

Solution :

An escapist's attitude does not help much. The need is to compete and emerge successful. So, only course II follows. 

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