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# Decision Making Questions For All Competitive Exams PDF:

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Direction: In each question 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.

Question 1:

Statement : A heavy unseasonable downpour during tho 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 the restrictions, on use of potable water in all the major cities in the state.
(C) The state government should send 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), (C)

Question 2:

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 Govt. should issue a notification to general public to immediately: stop all transactions with the bank.
(B) The Govt. should direct the bank to refrain from retrenching its employees.
(C) The Govt. 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) Only (A) and (C)

Question 3:

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 commodities.

Courses of action:
(A) The Govt. should immediately ban all forms of agitations in 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

Question 4:

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 Govt. 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 school.
(B) The Govt. 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 schools.
(C) Govt. 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

Question 5:

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 Govt. 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

Instructions: Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below:
Following are the conditions for selecting Senior Manager-General Banking in a bank:
The candidate must
(i) have secured at least 60 per cent marks in std XII.
(ii)have secured at least 55 per cent marks in Graduation in any discipline
(iii)have secured at least 60 per cent marks in Postgraduate degree/diploma in Management/Economics/statistics
(iv)be at least 25 years and not more than 35 years as on 01-03-2010
(v)have post qualification work experience of at least 2 years as General Banking Officer in a bank
(vi)have secured at least 40 per cent marks in the Personal interview
In the case of a candidate who satisfies all the above conditions except
(a)at (iii)above but has secured at least 60 per cent marks in CA or ICWA the case is to be referred to VP-Recruitment
(b)at (vi)above but has secured at least 65 per cent marks in the written examination and at least 35 per cent marks in the personal interview the case is to be referred to president-Recruitment
In each question below are given details of the one candidate You have to take one of the following course of action based on the information provided and the conditions and sub conditions given above and mark the number of that course of action as your answer You are not to assume anything other than the information provided in each question All these are given to you as on 01-03-2010

Question 6: Kesav Vora was born on 8th November 1978.He has secured 65 per cent marks in std XII and 60 per cent marks in Graduation He has secured 58 per cent marks in MA Economics and 60 per cent in ICWA He has been working in a bank as a generalist officer for the past two years after completing his education he has also secured 50 per cent marks in the written examination and 45 per cent marks in the personal interview

a) if the data provided are inadequate to taken decision
b) if the case is to be referred to VP-Recruitment
c) if the case is to be referred to President-Recruitment
d) if the candidate is to be selected
e) if the candidate is not to be selected

Question 7: Arindam Ghosh has been working in a bank as a generalist officer for the past four years after completing his post graduate diploma in management with 60 per cent marks He has secured 50 per cent marks in the written examination and 40 per cent marks in the personal interview He has also secured 70 per cent marks in std XII. He was born on 25th February 1975.

a) if the data provided are inadequate to taken decision
b) if the case is to be referred to VP-Recruitment
c) if the case is to be referred to President-Recruitment
d) if the candidate is to be selected
e) if the candidate is not to be selected

Question 8: Sohan Majhi has secured 65 per cent marks in Bsc and 70 per cent marks in MSc Statistics. He has been working in a bank as generalist officer for the past three years after completing his post graduation He has secured 55 per cent marks in the written examination and 50 per cent marks in the personal interview.He was born on 8th July 1982.

a) if the data provided are inadequate to taken decision
b) if the case is to be referred to VP-Recruitment
c) if the case is to be referred to President-Recruitment
d) if the candidate is to be selected
e) if the candidate is not to be selected

Question 9: Neha Salve has been working in a bank as a generalist officer for the past four years after completing her post graduate degree in Economics with 60 per cent marks She has secured 60 per cent marks in both graduation and std XIII. She was born on 24th August 1979 She has secured 70 per cent marks in the written examination and 38 per cent marks in the personal interview.

a) if the data provided are inadequate to taken decision
b) if the case is to be referred to VP-Recruitment
c) if the case is to be referred to President-Recruitment
d) if the candidate is to be selected
e) if the candidate is not to be selected

Question 10: Neeta Jaiswal was born on 2nd June 1980 She has been working in a bank as a generalist officer for the past three years after completing her post graduation degree in Economics with 60 per cent marks she has secured 68 per cent marks in hsc and 58 per cent marks in BCom She has also secured 50 per cent marks in both the written examination and personal interview.

a) if the data provided are inadequate to taken decision
b) if the case is to be referred to VP-Recruitment
c) if the case is to be referred to President-Recruitment
d) if the candidate is to be selected
e) if the candidate is not to be selected

In a crisis situation, the expectation is to have the supplies sent to the areas as soon as possible. Hence option C is correct

The govt should start an inquiry to investigate the actions of the bank and refrain from acting in haste without proper analysis. Hence option C is the right option.

Banning agitations would not affect them anyway. Additional police would bring the agitations and demonstrations to an end. Hence that’s the right choice.

The cause ie. hunger should be addressed to encourage children’s education. So, Option A is correct.

Suspending officers without investigation may not resolve the actual issue. So, options B and C are correct.

(i) $\geq60\%$ in class XII, => yes (65%)

(ii) $\geq55\%$ in graduation, => yes (60%)

(iii) $\geq60\%$ in PG/diploma, => no (58%)

(iv) $25\leq$ age $\leq35$, => yes (31 years)

(v) Work experience $\geq2$ years, => yes

(vi) $\geq40\%$ in Interview, => yes (45%)

$\because$ The candidate failed to satisfy (iii) condition but got 60% in ICWA, thus case is to be referred to VP-Recruitment.

=> Ans – (B)

(i) $\geq60\%$ in class XII, => yes (70%)

(ii) $\geq55\%$ in graduation, => not given

(iii) $\geq60\%$ in PG/diploma, => yes (60%)

(iv) $25\leq$ age $\leq35$, => no

(v) Work experience $\geq2$ years, => yes

(vi) $\geq40\%$ in Interview, => yes (40%)

$\because$ Arindam is older than 35 years, thus the candidate is not to be selected.

=> Ans – (E)

(i) $\geq60\%$ in class XII, => not given

(ii) $\geq55\%$ in graduation, => yes (65%)

(iii) $\geq60\%$ in PG/diploma, => yes (70%)

(iv) $25\leq$ age $\leq35$, => yes (27 years)

(v) Work experience $\geq2$ years, => yes

(vi) $\geq40\%$ in Interview, => yes (50%)

$\because$ Sohan satisfied all the conditions, but his marks of XII std. are not mentioned, thus data insufficient.

=> Ans – (A)

(i) $\geq60\%$ in class XII, => yes (60%)

(ii) $\geq55\%$ in graduation, => yes (60%)

(iii) $\geq60\%$ in PG/diploma, => yes (60%)

(iv) $25\leq$ age $\leq35$, => yes (30 years)

(v) Work experience $\geq2$ years, => yes

(vi) $\geq40\%$ in Interview, => no (38%)

$\because$ Neha failed to satisfy (vi) condition but got 70% in written exam, thus case is to be referred to President-Recruitment.

=> Ans – (C)

(i) $\geq60\%$ in class XII, => yes (68%)

(ii) $\geq55\%$ in graduation, => yes (58%)

(iii) $\geq60\%$ in PG/diploma, => yes (60%)

(iv) $25\leq$ age $\leq35$, => yes (29 years)

(v) Work experience $\geq2$ years, => yes

(vi) $\geq40\%$ in Interview, => yes (50%)

$\because$ Neeta satisfied all the conditions, thus the candidate is to be selected.

=> Ans – (D)