Critical and logical Reasoning Set 8 (Cause & Effect)

The following type of Cause and Effects questions in Critical Reasoning Section were asked in SBI PO Mains 2017 Exam. Practice Questions for IBPS PO/Clerk/RRB, PGDBF Exams, RBI Grade B/Assistant, NICL, NIACL, LIC and other competitive exams.

Directions: 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. A majority of the first year students of the engineering colleges failed in Mathematics in the semester examination.
    II. The college authority terminated the contract of the professor who taught Mathematics to the first year students.
    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 A
     
  2. I. The Government of India has allowed the private airline companies to operate on specified International routes.
    II. There has been a considerable increase in the flow of foreign tourists to India.
    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.Many seats in the private Engineering Colleges in the state have remained vacant this year.
    II. The Government Engineering Colleges in the state could not accommodate all the students who sought admission this 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
     
  4. I. Majority of the students of the school passed in mathematics in the annual examination.
    II. Majority of the students of the school field in English in the annual examination
    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. The banks have decided to give advances to the priority sector at the rate of interest at par with the corporate sector.
    II. The percentage of bad loans given by the banks to the priority sector is very low as compared to the corporate sector.
    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 state government has now decided to increase the stamp duty on house purchase is with immediate effect.
    II. The real estate prices have increased considerably during the last few months.
    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
     
  7. I. Most of the Steel manufacturing companies in the country has made considerable profit during the last fiscal year.
    II. Many Asian countries have been importing huge quantities of Steel from India.
    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
     
  8. I. 3 top players of the Indian Cricket missed all the matches of the five match tournament due to injury.
    II. India lost the Cricket tournament to the visitors with a 2 : 3 margin
    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 A
     
  9. I. The prices of food grains have increased by about 20% over the same period last year.
    II. The prices of vegetables have substantially decreased during the past few weeks.
    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
     
  10. I. A huge explosion rocked the Housing Complex as a cooking gas cylinder exploded in one of the flats in the complex.
    II. Residence of the Housing Complex came running out of their houses and assembled in the open courtyard.
    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 A
     

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