Statement - Courses of Action - Logical Reasoning (MCQ) Questions for Q. 29721

Q.  In the question below is given a statement followed by two courses of action numbered I, II and III. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true and based on the information given in the statement, decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing.

Give answer

(A) If only I follows
(B) If only II follows
(C) If either I or II follows
(D) If neither I nor II follow
(E) If both I and II follow.

Statement - While crossing a bridge, a train derailed and fell into the swelling waters of River Yamuna, causing death of more than 50 people.

Courses of Action - I. The Authorities should blame the Government for the accident.

II. The Government should allocate funds to compensate the victims and recover from destruction caused.

III. To avoid accidents in future, the protection walls of the bridge should be made stronger.

- Published on 03 May 17

a. Only I follows
b. Only II follows
c. Only II and III follow
d. Neither I nor II follows
e. Both I and II follow

ANSWER: Only II and III follow
The necessary thing here is to take preventive measures to protect the passengers to avoid re-occurrence of such events. So, III follows here.

And, the Government should pay the victims and their families adequate compensation. Hence, II follows.

Here, II and III both follow.

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