Cause And Effect

Direction : Two statements I and II are given. These statement 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. Mark answer :

1. I. The Central Government has recently declared to finish the rebate on farming.
II. The Central Government faced financial loss on account of giving rebate on farming for the last few years.

Option”B” is correct

As the Central Government faced financial loss on accounts of giving rebate on farming for the last few years, therefore, they declared to finish the rebate on farming. Hence, II is the cause while I is the effect.

2. I. Many people visited the religious place during weekend.
II. Few people visited the religious place during the week days.

Option”E” is correct

Clearly, lesser number of people is visiting a place during the week days and more people are visiting during the weekend, both imply events that go together, and must have happened due to a common cause such as, it being a holiday during the weekend.

3. I. Ram’s father was ill.
II. Ram brought medicine after consulting the doctor.

Option”A” is correct

As Ram’s father was ill so he brought medicine on the advice of doctor. Therefore, Statement I is cause and II is the effect.

4. I. The price of vegetables have been increased considerably during this summer.
II. There are tremendous increase in the temperature during this summer thereby damaging crops greatly.

Option”B” is correct

Damage of crops due to high temperature may have resulted in a short supply of vegetables and hence an increase in their prices. Thus, statement II is cause and I is its effect.

5. I. The prices of petrol and diesel in the domestic market have remained unchanged for the past few months.
II. The crude oil prices in the international market have gone up substantially in the last few month.

Option”D” is correct

The prices of petrol and diesel in domestic market remains same in last few month while Price of crude oil have been increased in international market this mean that these are baked by independent causes.

6. I. Police authority has recently increased vigil during the evening hours in the locality.
II. There has been considerable reduction in the incidents of petty crimes in the locality.

Option”A” is correct

Since, police authority has recently increased vigil during the evening hours in the locality therefore, the petty crimes have reduced considerably.

7.I. There was huge rush of people to the temple last Sunday the 15th of the month.
II. The temple authority had decided to close down the temple for repairs from 17th of the month.

Option”B” is correct

Since, the temple authority had decided to close down the temple for repairs from 17th of the month, hence, there was a huge rush of people to the temple on last Sunday, 15th of the month.

8. I. A huge truck overturned on the middle of the road last night.
II. The police had cordoned off the entire area in the locality last morning for half of the day.

Option”A” is correct

Since, a huge truck overturned on the middle of the road last night, so, the police had cordoned off the the entire area in the locality last morning for half of the day.

9. I. Importance of Yoga and exercise is being realized by all sections of the society.
II. There is an increasing awareness about health in the society particularly among middle aged of people.

Option”B” is correct

As, the awareness about health in the society is increasing particularly among middle-aged group of people so the importance of Yoga and exercise is being realized by all sections of the society.

10. I. It is the aim of the city’s civic authority to get the air pollution reduced by 20% in the next two month.
II. The number of asthma cases in the city is constantly increasing.

Option”B” is correct

The increase in number of asthma cases must have alerted the authorities to take action to control air pollution that triggers the diseases.