Course of Action Reasoning Problems, Questions

In this type, a statement is concerned with a particular problem or policy is given and is followed by two or three courses of action. 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 provided in the statement. Therefore, you are required to analyse and grasp the statement and decide which courses of action should be followed. Everything in the statement is supposed to be true and logical course of action should follow from it.

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Directions . In each questions below is given a statement followed by two courses of action numbered (a) and (b).
Give answer. (A) if only I follows ; (B) is only II follows ; (C) if either I or II follows : (D) if neither I nor II follows, and (E) if both I and II follows.

Example 1. Statement
One of the problems facing food processing industry is the irregular supply of raw material. The producers of raw material are not getting a reasonable price.
Courses of Action
I. The government should regulate the supply of raw material to other industries also.
II. The government should announce an attractive package to insure regular supply of raw material for food processing industry.
(A) (B) (C) (D) (E)

Solution. It is government is duty to ensure a regular supply of raw materials at reasonable price to the food processing industry. It will help in growth of such industries.
Hence, the answer is (b).

Example 2. Statement
Doordarshan is concerned about the quality of its programmers particularly in view of stiff competition. It is facing from STAR and other satellite TV channels and contemplating various measures to attract talent for its programmers.
Courses of Action
I. In an effort to attract talent. The Doordarshan has decided to revise its fee structure for the artists.
II. The fee structure should not be revised until other electronic media also revise it.
(A) (B) (C) (D) (E)

Solution. To ease the stiff competition from other satellite channels. Doordarshan has revised fee structure to attract best talents of artists to improve standard of their programmers.
Hence, the answer (A) follows.


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Please comment on Course of Action Reasoning Problems, Questions


  1. Rahman Tanveer

    Video lectures not available

  2. LEO

    there is a doubling in qs...
    we can solve the test due to this issue as statements are not clear kindly consider it

  3. Shifa zeb

    There is doubling in questions


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