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1. Statement:

   Food kiosks, ricksaw stands, hawkers and car repair shops, that are multiplying on the city’s
   pavements, is leading to congestion. Residents of ground floor flats and building near markets are the
   worst affected as a result.

   Course of Action:

   I. Hawkers should be evicted from the pavements.

  II. All encroachments should be immeadiately removed.

  III.Residents should relocate to more peaceful surroundings.

Options:

 (1) Only I follows

 (2) Only II follows.

 (3) Only I and II follows.

 (4) All follow.

 (5) None of these

 

2. Statement:

   A shopkeeper was reported to be selling adulterated mustard oil.

   Course of Action:

   I.He should be fined and his shop sealed.

  II.He should be asked to leave the  town and open a shop elsewhere.

  Options:

     (1) Only I follows.

     (2) Only II follows.

     (3) Either I or II follows.

     (4) Neither I nor II follows.

     (5) Both I and II follows.

 

 3. Statement:

     Many of our effective age-old herbal medicines are being patented by foreign companies.

    Course of Action:

    I.We should tell our vaidyas to be more alert and patent all such medicines as early as     

       possible.

    II.The process of issuing patent should not take much time.

    Options:

       (1) Only I follows.

       (2) Only II follows.

       (3) Either I or II follows.

       (4) Neither I nor II follows.

       (5) Both I and II follows.

 

4. Statement:

   The US state department, after pursuing several leads, has warned that the scheduled execution of a
   Pakistani convicted of murdering two US citizens could trigger retaliatory attacks on US interests
   overseas. Prime among them include recreational places like beaches and resorts.

   Course of Action:

   I.US military forces in foreign lands should exercise extreme caution and be on high alert.

  II.All terrorists in the US should be immediately executed.

  III.High security should be provided at all beaches and resorts.

 Options:

 (1) Only I follows

 (2) Only I and II follows.

 (3) Only I and III follows.

 (4) All follow.

 (5) None of these

 

5. Statement:

    More than 50% of today’s working youth, who have surplus money, are addicted to drugs.

   Course of Action:

   I.Work stress should be reduced in the office.

  II.The salaries should be cut down.

  Options:

     (1) Only I follows.

     (2) Only II follows.

     (3) Either I or II follows.

     (4) Neither I nor II follows.

     (5) Both I and II follows.

 

Answer & Explanations

 

1. Option (2)

    Exp: As hawkers are not the only problem, hence I does not follow.

    As, II is talking about all encroachments, hence it follows.

    III is not proper course of action as that is not practically possible.

2. Option (1).

    Exp: If the shopkeeper is allowed to continue without being punished, the shopkeeper would create
    problem elsewhere. So, course I follows.

3. Option(5)

4. Option (3).

   Exp: I and III are the proper courses of actions as the terrorist can attack at any place.

   II is not a proper course of action, as this cannot be done immediately.

5. Option (4).

   Exp: We do not know the reason for the addiction, so neither I nor II is a proper course of action.

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