(IGP) IAS Pre: GS - Paper 2 -Interpersonal Skill & Decision Making - Decision Making (MCQ -1)

Decision Making and
Problem Solving (MCQ)

1. You are traveling in a crowded bus and you see that an old lady is standing, and some young boys sitting on the seats reserved for the ladies. What would you suggest to them
(a) Go and ask them to leave the seat for old lady
(b) Request them to leave the seat for old lady.
(c) Tell them that it is a reserved seat so they should leave it.
(d) Ask someone else to vacate the seat for lady.

2. Many people die every year in the stampede during the various fairs and festivals at different religious places. What steps should be taken by the government?
(a) Make proper arrangements to control the crowd at these places.
(b) Give compensation to those who injured and died.
(c) Put ban on the celebration of these fairs and festivals.
(d) Only allowed a certain number of people to take part in these programmes which are manageable.

3. There are many cases of corruption and fraud found against the various microfinance companies, that are charging very high interest rates from the poor people becoming cause for the suicide of these people. What steps should be taken ?
(a) Ban all the micro finance enterprises.
(b) Enact a law to regulate and nationalize them.
(c) Ask them to pay compensation to those who charged more interest rate from the poor people.
(d) Appoint a committee to see the issue.

4. You are driving your car on a road suddenly a child come from the wrong side and he injured by your car. You know that, it was not your mistake. The parents of child and some other people came there.
(a) You start shouting on them for their carelessness.
(b) Start telling them law , that it was wrong side and the fault was of chid.
(c) Run away from the accident site.
(d) Tell people to take the child to hospital first.

5. One morning when you are going for your morning walk, you see that an aircraft crashed and fell down in the outskirts of your village. What would be your response?
(a) You start shouting.
(b) Go there and yourself try to rescue those who injured.
(c) Go to police to tell them about the accident.
(d) Go back to village to call other people for help.

6. With the increase in the growth rate of the Indian economy, the problems of unemployment, inflation, poverty are not decreasing at that speed as the growth of economy.
What do you think ?
(a) Government is not concentrating on these problems of country.
(b) The factors responsible for both-increasing growth rate, and these problems are different.
(c) It will take time to remove these problems.
(d) Government should concentrate more on these problems and should make plans and also implement them strictly.

7. You are posted in a remote area where you face many problems in personal and professional lives both. While your other batchmates are enjoying in the urban areas,
(a) you think that it’s your fate and always curse yourself for joining this job.
(b) leave that job.
(c) feel jealous with your batchmates and try for your transfer.
(d) compromise with the situation and start enjoying your job.

8. If you are on the official inspection and you found that there are three lady employees amongst all employees and they are late due to some reasons. What will you do in situation ?
(a) You suspend the lady employees.
(b) Give them warning.
(c) Analyse the problem, and find out the real cause and then take the decision.
(d) Forgive them because they are female.

9. You are travelling in your official car and during the journey someone is hit by your car and dies on the spot, what you will do ?
(a) Ask the driver to drive fast.
(b) Ask the driver to stop car and move out to take the person to the hospital.
(c) Ask the driver to reach the nearby police station and surrender there.
(d) Put all the blame on your driver to save yourself.

10. You have come across a case wherein an old poorman is unable to submit his ration card and claim ration to meet his basic necessity of life. Knowing your superior’s procedural approach in handling issues, you...
(a) go strictly as per the procedures
(b) take initiative to help the poor man arranging for alternative ration card
(c) assist the poor man with some money on your own but do not compromise on procedures
(d) avoid some procedural steps since you understand the necessity of the poor man.