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Test: Good Governance & Decision Making - Question 1

One of the employees reports you that Mr X has links with the terrorists and requests you to take immediate action against him. You would

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Options (a) and (c) are not valid on ethical and moral grounds as you are not sure about the validity of the information while option (d) shows negligence on your part. In this case, option (b) will be the right course of action.

Test: Good Governance & Decision Making - Question 2

You are on duty and receive a call that an incident is in progress, where bank is being looted, when you reach the spot, one of the looters, who was caught happens to be your close acquaintance. You would

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Letting the criminal run away is contrary to law. Taking him to the police station, but letting him abscond also is contrary to law. Informing his family members is no remedy. The best course is to catch hold of him and start enquiry.

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Test: Good Governance & Decision Making - Question 3

You have made a request to the State Civil Works Department for repair of roads of your colony which are in pathetic condition. The roads have not been repaired as yet, but in response to an RTI application filed by you, the official records show that the repair has been done and the contractor has been paid for it. You would

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Gathering the people to fight against the civil authorities is not a legal step. Shifting the house to the place where better roads exist is no solution. Keeping silent till other people also complain is a sort of evasive act. Hence, filing a written complaint and asking authority to inspect the spot is the best option.

Test: Good Governance & Decision Making - Question 4

While going through a file you come to know that a clerk has embezzled the office pension fund, what will you do?

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You should handover the case to the police for further investigation. This is the best solution in this case.

Test: Good Governance & Decision Making - Question 5

You want to get a driving license issued by RTO. A subordinate of RTO calls you and wasting your time by asking unnecessary details makes his gestures implying demand of bribe. You would

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Giving bribe to save time is lending support to the corruption whereas neglecting may delay the process of getting driving license, the same will be the result, if you come on another day, so to give a written complaint to the senior informing him about his subordinate’s intended bribery is the best course.

Test: Good Governance & Decision Making - Question 6

There is an interview in your office for Clerical post. Your friend wants his son to be selected for the post, but the post is reserved for other category for which your friend’s son is not eligible. Still your friend approaches and you are the District Collector. You would

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Doing any favour to your friend’s son by doing injustice to reserved category candidate is against the rule of law and also unethical; recommending also becomes immoral, so assuring your friend’s son that he will be selected only, if no reserved category candidate is found suitable will be the onl

Test: Good Governance & Decision Making - Question 7

You are working in the Public Distribution System as its head. On an inspection in a village, you come across a case wherein an old poor man is unable to submit his ration card and claim ration to meet his basic necessity of life. You will

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The prime duty of every government official is to adhere to the procedural rules. Hence, no compromise should be made in this aspect, however the need of the poor is also genuine.
Hence, option (b) is most suitable.

Test: Good Governance & Decision Making - Question 8

You are a police officer on patrol duty. You receive a call from another police officer, who is on duty in another area where a dacoity has taken place. He is trying to call the police headquarters, but he is not able to contact. He requires immediate assistance. What would you do?

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Going to the headquarters will take time, while the officer need immediate assistance. Hence, option (d) is most suitable.

Test: Good Governance & Decision Making - Question 9

An officer appears to be using his powers for various favours. A local shopkeeper has complained to you that the officer is taking free rations from his shop. As a DM, what would you do?

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Option (a) is against the code of conduct of a DM. Going to the accused officer and telling about the complaint may result in negative consequences to the complainant. So, it is also not advisable. Out of options (c) and (d), (c) is more appropriate.

Test: Good Governance & Decision Making - Question 10

You have an urgent meeting with CM, as you are a District Magistrate. You get a call about the supply of large quantities of spurious drugs into your city. Now, what will be your immediate step to solve the problem?

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Taking decision of an order to seize the drugs all over the city is not the timely action that stops the spurious drugs.
Hence, option (a) is not applicable. You cannot ban the sale of drugs as there will be demand for drugs which are essential.
Hence, option (b) is also not applicable. In option (d), doctors have nothing to do with the selling or distribution of drugs, so this is not the right action. Thus, option (c) is best to give directions to the association of drug sellers to solve the problem as they are the primary receivers of drugs.

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