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Water table in most parts of the State has gone down to such a level that its extraction for irrigation purposes is not economical any more.

 

Courses of action:

I. Extraction of ground water for any purpose in the State should be banned for some time in order to replenish the water table.

II. The Government should make provisions for alternative methods of irrigation so that the farmers are not compelled to use ground water.

A) If only course of action I follows B) If only course of action II follows
C) If either course of action I or II follows D) If both courses of action I and II follow

Answer:   B) If only course of action II follows



Explanation:

I is impractical. Water is essential for life to go on. II is sensible, especially when using ground water is proving to be uneconomical

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Statement :

The 'X' state government has chalked out a plan for the underdeveloped 'Y' district where 80% of the funds will be placed in the hands of a committee of local representatives.

Courses of action :


I. The 'X' state government should decide guidelines and norms for the functioning of the committee.

II. Other state government may follow similar plan if directed by the Central government.

A) If only II follows B) If only I follows
C) If either I or II follows D) If neither I nor II follows
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) If only I follows

Explanation:

Once it is decided to place funds in the hands of the committee of local representatives, it is necessary to decide guidelines and norms for the functioning of the committee. Hence I follows. II is not related to the statement.

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Statement: If the retired professors of the same institutes are also invited to deliberate on restructuring of the organization, their contribution may be beneficial to the institute.

Course of action:
a) Management may seek option of the employees before calling retired professors.
b) Management should involve experienced people for the systematic restructuring of the organization.

A) Only a follows B) Neither a nor b follows
C) Both a & b follows D) Only b follows
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Only b follows

Explanation:

Valuable suggestion from the retired professors will be helpful for restructuring of an organisation. Hence, management should involve such experienced people. Seeking permission from the employees is not the right course of action.

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Statement: The experts group on Technical Education has stressed that Computer Education should be provided to children from primary school itself. It should be implemented in urban and rural school, simultaneously.

Courses of action:
a) Government should issue instructions to all school for Computer Education.
b) At least one teacher of each school should be trained in Computer operations for teaching children.

A) Both a and b follows B) Only a follows
C) Only b follows D) Neither a nor b follows
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Both a and b follows

Explanation:

Both are the right courses of action for effective implementation of Computer Education at primary level urban and rural schools.

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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.
Course of action:
a. Curriculum should be reviewed and revised periodically.
b. System of education should be made more flexible.

A) Only a follows B) Only b follows
C) Both a & b follows D) Neither a nor b follows
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Both a & b follows

Explanation:

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.

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Statement: There has been a significant drop in the water level of all the lakes supplying water to the city.
Courses of action:
I. The water supply authority should impose a partial cut in supply to tackle the situation.
II. The government should appeal to all the residents though mass media for minimal use of water.

A) Only I follows B) Only II follows
C) Both I & II follows D) Neither I nor II follows
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Both I & II follows

Explanation:

The situation can be tackled by periodic cuts in supply, and urging people to conserve water. So both the courses follow.

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