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


Statement: There have been many instances of derailment of trains due to landslide in the hilly areas which caused loss of many lives.

Course of Action:

I. The railway authority should arrange to deploy pilot engines before movement of passenger trains in the hilly areas to alert the trains in case of any landslide.

II. The railway authority should strengthen the hills slopes by putting iron meshes so that the loose boulders do not fall on the track.



A If only I follows;

B If only II follows,

C If either I or II follows;

D If neither I nor II follows

E If both I and II follow

Ans. E

(i) Follows: It is relevant being a cautious act which could prevent any harm to the lives of people travelling in the passenger trains.

(ii) Follows: Since hindrance in transportation is a long term problem, such a long term course of action is justified to safeguard the security of the people in the longer run.

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