Critical and logical Reasoning Set 11 (Cause & Effect)

Directions (1-6): Below in each question are given two statements I and II. These statements may be independent causes or may be effects of independent causes or a common cause. One of these statements may be the effect of the other statement. Read both statements and decide which of the following answer choice correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements and mark answer.

  1. I. The government has increased number of buses plying between Mumbai and Surat.
    II. The government has allowed private bus owners to operate between Mumbai and Surat.
    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 causes.
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      Option E
  2. I. The association of management colleges conducted a combined admission exam for all the institutes this year.
    II. As the dates for entrance exam for many management colleges closed last year, many candidates complained that they could not appear for a number of entrance exams.
    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 causes.
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      Option B
  3. I. The Departmental Store owner put cameras for surveillance of the store.
    II. Main products were reported missing by the staff working in the Departmental Store.
    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 causes.
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      Option B
  4. I. Asthma cases in the city or on a continuous rise since last year.
    II. The number of commonly found animals such as sparrows, squirrels and pigeons in the city has continuously dwindled that since last 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.
    E) If both the statements I and II are  effects of some common causes.
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      Option D

  5. I. Prices of food grains in India has increased substantially.
    II. Lakhs of farmers have quit farming owing to the lack of governmental  support in the form  of subsidies.
    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 causes.
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      Option B
  6. I. The university decided to postpone the final exams for course X by a month.
    II. Nearly 25 students out of 60 students in course X failed to pass the final exams last 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.
    E) If both the statements I and II are  effects of some common causes.
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      Option D
  7. Effect: The temple at the religious cite wears a deserted look with the number of devotees trickling down. Which of the following can be a possible cause of the above effect
    A) A structural engineer had visited  the temple a month back and had declared the structure unsafe.
    B) The temple is facing a drastic depletion of its funds which had accumulated over the years due to offerings made by devotees.
    C) The local Corporation decided to donate a huge amount of money to the temple for its renovations.
    D) The village housing the religious site has qualified priests to perform religious ceremonies.
    E) A famous actor recently visited the temple and paid his respect to the diety.
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      Option A
  8. Statement: The income tax authorities carried out raids at three different business houses in the City last week. Which of the following can be a possible effect of the above statement?
    A) The three business houses are regular defaulters in paying of their income tax
    B) The income tax department had received the tip off about the illegal activities going on in the three business houses.
    C) The government decided to look into the matter and has appointed an enquiry committee.
    D) Other business houses took immediate action to clear off all their Income Tax dues in order to avoid a raid on their establishments.

    E) The authorities intend to conduct raids in several other business houses in the vicinity.
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      Option D
  9. Effect: As a step to regulate private hospitals, the State Health Department is framing rules to ensure all such hospitals are registered with it. Which of the following can be a possible cause of the above statement?
    A) The department realised that private hospitals charge much less for treatment as compared to government hospitals
    B) Government Run hospitals do not maintain the same standards as private hospitals.
    C) The department realised that several hospitals were rejecting cases stating lack of infrastructure.
    D) Apart from the number of doctors, nurses and beds, the kind of procedure a hospital can carry out based on its infrastructure will also be registered and detailed.
    E) Private hospitals not registering with the department shall be forced to do so and will have to pay hefty penalties.

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      Option E
  10. Statement: The college has finally received accreditation and has gained the status of a deemed university. Which of the following can be a possible effect of the above statement?
    A) The principal of the college will now have to be a retired government official.
    B) Number of students seeking admission to this college in the next academic year would drop significantly
    C) The college will charge lesser fees from all its students despite not getting a grant from the government
    D) The college will reduce the number of course that it runs by a significant margin.
    E) the reputation of the college amongst the student population in general has improved.
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      Option E

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19 Thoughts to “Critical and logical Reasoning Set 11 (Cause & Effect)”

  1. Pooja?

    Mam 8th me c ku ni hoga

    1. IBPS RRB PO-2018

      C effect nahi h jb kahi koi bat ho gai checking chal rahi to aur log kya karege apna sb kuchh okk karne me lag jayege na…D correct h

  2. Shubham Gupta

    mam 9th plzz

    1. In this, registration of private hospitals is talked about

      And in E also same is talked about.

      1. Sandy

        but option E is not a cause ….

  3. IBPS RRB PO-2018

    9/10 thankuuu mam…logical reasoning qsns daily dijiye mam agr possible ho to:)))

  4. Lee64

    10/10
    Thnks AZ

  5. kumkum ahuja

    thank u mam:)

  6. Jeetesh Chandra

    8/10.ty

  7. subhain

    1st question main B kun nahi hoga
    Operate karne ki permission di tabhi toh buses increase ho gyi…????

  8. anurag agarwal

    9th queastion ka logic kya he

  9. EKTA

    8/10 ..thank u mam

  10. जय तिवारी ™????

    90%

  11. ~~Sb acha hoga Ab ~~√

    ty 🙂 @Shubhra_AspirantsZone:disqus mam in q9 cause means source ya reason pucha h govt ke step ka …toh ke acc E but ye toh consequence hua na aagr kisi private hos. ne rule follow na kiya …source toh like infrastructure theek nhi h drinking water nhi h ye hona chahiye tha ..pls correct me ??

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