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# Verbal Reasoning - Cause and Effect

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### Exercise

• Cause and Effect
"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe."
- Albert Einstein

Below in each of the questions are given two statements I and II. These statements may be either independent causes or may be effects of independent causes or a common cause. One of these statements may be the effect of the other statements. Read both the statements and decide which of the following answer choice correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements.

• (A) If statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect.
• (B) If statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect.
• (C) If both the statements I and II are independent causes.
• (D) If both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes.
• (E) If both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.

6.

Statements:

1. The prices of food grains and other essential commodities in the open market have risen sharply during the past three months.
2. The political party in opposition has given a call for general strike to protest against the government's economic policy.

 A. Statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect. B. Statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect. C. Both the statements I and II are independent causes. D. Both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes. E. Both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.

7.

Statements:

1. The Government has decided to hold a single entrance test for admission to all the medical colleges in India.
2. The State Government has debarred students from other States to apply for the seats in the medical colleges in the State.

 A. Statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect. B. Statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect. C. Both the statements I and II are independent causes. D. Both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes. E. Both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.

8.

Statements:

1. Large number of Primary Schools in the rural areas is run by only one teacher.
2. There has been a huge dropout from the primary schools in rural areas.

 A. Statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect. B. Statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect. C. Both the statements I and II are independent causes. D. Both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes. E. Both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.

9.

Statements:

1. The employees of the biggest bank in the country have given an indefinite strike call starting from the third of the next month.
2. The employees of the Central Government have withdrawn their week long demonstrations.

 A. Statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect. B. Statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect. C. Both the statements I and II are independent causes. D. Both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes. E. Both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.

10.

Statements:

1. Police resorted to lathi-charge to disperse the unlawful gathering of large number of people.
2. The citizens' forum called a general strike in protest against the police atrocities.

 A. Statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect. B. Statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect. C. Both the statements I and II are independent causes. D. Both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes. E. Both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.