MAINS SELF STUDY GUIDE: Insights Mock Test – 24 (GS-4)
Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015
GENERAL STUDIES – 4
Mock Test – 24
25 November 2015
- You are in charge of evacuation operations in a flood hit metro city. Severe floods have devastated the city. Many homes have been submerged. The areas where upper middle class and rich people are less severely affected, but the areas where poor live have been completely devastated. They are in urgent need of evacuation. Floods have washed many people in poor colonies away and majority of them require urgent intervention. Important government functionaries, businessmen and influential people have been stuck in their homes and have used their connections to seek immediate help. You are asked by concerned cabinet minister to first evacuate these people and reach them to safe places. Minister tells you that many of his relatives live in those areas. But, the situation warrants that the poor must be evacuated first.
What will you do in this situation? Justify and give examples of such dilemmas a public servant might face while serving her country and the measures you would take to overcome those situations. (250 Words)