### Logical Reasoning - Cause and Effect Reasoning

#### Question - 1

There may be cause and effect relationship between the two statements.These two statements may be the effect of the same cause or  independent causes.These statements may be independent causes without having any relationship.Read both the statements in each question and mark your answer as

I.The prices of vegetables have been increased considerably during this number.

II.There is tremendous increase in the temperature during this summer thereby damaging crops greatly.

• 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; and
• E if both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.

#### Question - 2

There may be cause and effect relationship between the two statements.These two statements may be the effect of the same cause or independent causes.These statements may be independent causes without having any relationship.Read both the statements in each question and mark your answer as

I.Police resorted to lathi-charge to disperse the unlawful gathering of large number of people.

II. THe citizens' forum called a general strike  in protest against the police atrocities.

• 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; and
• E if both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.

#### Question - 3

There may be cause and effect relationship between the two statements.These two statements may be the effect of the same cause or independent causes.These statements may be independent causes without having any relationship.Read both the statements in each question and mark your answer as

I.It is the aim of the city's civic authority to get the air pollution reduced by 20% in the next two months.

II.The number of asthma cases in the city is constantly increasing.

• 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; and
• E if both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.

#### Question - 4

There may be cause and effect relationship between the two statements.These two statements may be the effect of the same cause or independent causes.These statements may be independent causes without having any relationship.Read both the statements in each question and mark your answer as

I.The police authority has recently caught a group of house breakers.

II.The citizens group in the locality have started night vigil in the area.

• 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; and
• E if both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.

#### Question - 5

There may be cause and effect relationship between the two statements.These two statements may be the effect of the same cause or independent causes.These statements may be independent causes without having any relationship.Read both the statements in each question and mark your answer as

I.The university authority has instructed all the colleges under its jurisdiction to ban use of all phones inside the college premises.

II.Majority of the teachers of the college signed a joint petition to the university complaining the disturbances caused by cell phone ring-tones inside the classrooms

• 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; and
• E if both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.

#### Question - 6

There may be cause and effect relationship between the two statements.These two statements may be the effect of the same cause or independent causes.These statements may be independent causes without having any relationship.Read both the statements in each question and mark your answer as

I.The government has recently fixed the fees for professional courses offered by the unaided institutions which are much lower than the fees charged

last year.

II.The parents of the aspiring students launched a severe agitation last year protesting against the high fees charged by the unaided institutions.

• 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; and
• E if both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.

#### Question - 7

There may be cause and effect relationship between the two statements.These two statements may be the effect of the same cause or independent causes.These statements may be independent causes without having any relationship.Read both the statements in each question and mark your answer as

I.Large number of people living in the low-lying areas have been evacuated during the last few days to safer places.

II.The Government has rushed in relief supplies to the people living in the affected areas.

• 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; and
• E if both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.

#### Question - 8

There may be cause and effect relationship between the two statements.These two statements may be the effect of the same cause or independent causes.These statements may be independent causes without having any relationship.Read both the statements in each question and mark your answer as

I The performance of most of the students in final exam of class X in the schools run by the Government was excellent.

II.Many teachers of the Government schools left the schools and joined private schools.

• 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; and
• E if both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.

#### Question - 9

There may be cause and effect relationship between the two statements.These two statements may be the effect of the same cause or independent causes.These statements may be independent causes without having any relationship.Read both the statements in each question and mark your answer as

I.Majority of the citizens in the locality belong to higher income group.

II.The sales in the local supermarket are comparatively much higher than in other localities.

• 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; and
• E if both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.

#### Question - 10

There may be cause and effect relationship between the two statements. These two statements may be the effect of the same cause or independent causes.These statements may be independent causes without having any relationship.Read both the statements in each question and mark your answer as

I.There is considerable reduction in the number of people affected by water-borne diseases in City A during this rainy season.

II.The government has opened four new civil hospitals in City A in the beginning of the year.

• 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; and
• E if both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.