Saturday, July 16, 2016

Bank Preparation 198

Directions (Q. 66-70) In each questions below is given a statement followed by three courses of
action numbered (A), (B) and (C). 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 given in the statement, you have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then
decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing.

66. Statement: Many political activists have decided to stage demonstrations and block traffic
movement in the city during peak hours to protest against the steep rise in prices of essential

Courses of action
(A) The government should immediately ban all forms of agitationsin the country.
(B) The police authority of the city should deploy additional forces all over the city to help traffic
movement in the city.
(C) The state administration should carry out preventive arrests of the known criminals staying in
the city.

a) Only (A) b) Only (B) c) Only (C) d) Only (A) and (B) e) None of these

67. Statement: The school dropout rate in many districts in the state has increased sharply during
the last few years as the parents of these children make them work in the fields owned by
others to earn enough for them to get at least one meal a day.

Courses of action
(A) The government should put up a mechanism to provide foodgrains to the poor people in these
districts through public distribution system to encourage the parents to send their wards to
(B) The government should close down some of these schools in the district and deploy the
teachers of these schools to nearby schools and also ask remaining students to join these
(C) The government should issue arrest warrants for all the parents who force their children to
work in fields instead of attending classes.

a) Only (A) b) Only (B) c) Only (C) d) Only (A) and (B) e) None of these

68. Statement: A large private bank has decided to retrench one-third of its employees in view of
the huge losses incurred by it during the past three quarters.

Courses of action
(A) The government should issue a notification to general public to immediately stop all
transactions with the bank.
(B) The government should direct the bank to refrain from retrenching its employees.
(C) The government should ask the central bank of the country to initiate an enquiry into the
bank’s activities and submit its report.

a) None b) Only (A) c) Only (B) d) Only (C) e) None of these

69. Statement: One aspirant was killed due to stampede while participating in a recruitment
drive of police constables.

Courses of action
(A) The officials incharge of the recruitment process should immediately be suspended.
(B) A team of officials should be asked to find out the circumstances which led to the death of the
aspirant and submit its report within a week.
(C) The government should ask the home department to stagger the number of aspirants over
more number of days to avoid such incidents in future.

a) Only (A) b) Only (B) c) Only (C) d) Only (B) and (C) e) None of these

70. Statement: A heavy unseasonal downpour during the last two days has paralysed the normal
life in the state in which five persons were killed but this has provided a huge relief to the
problem of acute water crisis in the state.

Courses of action
(A) The state government should set up a committee to review the alarming situation.
(B) The state government should immediately remove all therestrictions on use of potable water
in all the major cities in the state.
(C) The state government shouldsend relief supplies to all the affected areas in the state.

a) None b) Only (A) c) Only (B) and (C) d) Only (C) e) All (A), (B) and (C)