Question

In each question below a statement is given followed by two courses of action numbered I and II. A course of action is a practicable and feasible step or administrative decision to be taken for follow – up, improvement, 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, and decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follows(s) pursuing. Give answer 1) if only I follows. Give answer 2) if only II follows. Give answer 3) if either I or II follows. Give answer 4) if neither I nor II follows. Give answer 5) if both I and II follows.

Statement: A 16-year-old boy drowned in a lake when he went for a swim along with his friends.

Courses of actions:

I. Coaching for Swimming in schools should be made mandatory

II. Swimming in such lakes and other water bodies should be banned.

A if only I follows. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B if only II follows. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C if either I or II follows. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D if neither I nor II follows. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

Solution

The course of action I seems to be untenable as it depends upon the students interest for swimming. Similarly, course of action II is not practically feasible. Thus, neither course of action I nor II follows.

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