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Cause and Effect

Directions (Qs. 1 - 6): In this questions two statements (A) and (B) are given. 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 statement. Read both statements and decide which of the given answer choice correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements.
 

1. Statement A: In the past few years,enrolment in Government schools of country Matino has declined from 133.7 million to 121 million per year, while enrolment in private schools has increased from 51 million to 78 million per year.

Statement B: Due to lack of funds.Government schools of Matino are unable to hire properly trained teachers who would be able to provide good learning environment to the students.

A) Both the statements (A) and (B) are effects of some common cause

B) Statement (B) is the cause and statement (A) is its effect.

C) Both the statements (A) and (B) are independent causes.

D) Statement (A) is the cause and statement (B) is its effect.

E) Both the statements (A) and (B) are effects of independent causes
 

2. Statement A: The IT resources of company X are often misused by its employees, which sometimes creates unwanted risk and liabilities for the company.

Statement B: Company X will be monitoring online activities of its employees on official computers and may block content which it feels may adversely affect the productivity of the employees.

A) Both the statements (A) and (B) are independent causes.

B) Both the statements (A) and (B) are effects of some common cause

C) Statement (A) is the cause and statement (B) is its effect.

D) Both the statements (A) and (B) are effects of independent causes

E) Statement (B) is the cause and statement (A) is its effect.


3. Statement A: The local traders’association urged all its members to close down their shops for a day to protest against the government’s new tax policy.

Statement B: Many shopkeepers decided to close down their shops for the day and gave a day off to their employees.

A) Statement A is the cause and statements B is its effect;

B) Statement B is the cause and statements A is its effect;

C) Both the statements A and B are independent causes;

D) Both the statements A and B are effects of independent causes;

E) Both the statements A and B are effects of same common causes.


4. Statement A: The retail prices of domestic passenger cars have remained unchanged for the past 2 years for all car makers.

Statement B: The prices of steel, a key raw material for making cars have increased substantially over the past 2 years

A) Both statements (A) and (B) are independent causes

B) Both statements (A) and (B) are effects of some common cause

C) Statement (A) is the cause and statement (B) is its effect

D) Statement (B) is the cause and statement (A) is its effect

E) Both statements (A) and (B) are effects of independent causes


5. Statement A: Organic clothing although advertised as a healthier option for babies, has failed to become a big hit among parents.
Statement B: As organic clothing lacks processing and bleaching, many allergens are left on these which in turn lead to skin rashes and eruptions among babies.

A) Both the statements (A) and (B) are independent causes.

B) Statement (B) is the cause and statement (A) is its effect.

C) Both the statements (A) and (B) are effects of some common cause

D) Both the statements (A) and (B) are effects of independent causes

E) Statement (A) is the cause and statement (B) is its effect.


6. Statement A: The government of country ‘A’ has decided to import cement from some of the neighbouring
countries.

Statement B: The prices of cement and other raw material essential for construction business has come down substantially all over the world.

A) Statement (B) is the cause and statement (A) is its effect.

B) Both the statements (A) and (B) are independent causes.

C) Statement (A) is the cause and statement (B) is its effect.

D) Both the statements (A) and (B) are effects of some common cause

E) Both the statements (A) and (B) are effects of independent causes


Key

1-B ; 2-C ; 3-A ; 4-B  ; 5-B   ; 6-A

Posted Date : 17-11-2023

గమనిక : ప్రతిభ.ఈనాడు.నెట్‌లో కనిపించే వ్యాపార ప్రకటనలు వివిధ దేశాల్లోని వ్యాపారులు, సంస్థల నుంచి వస్తాయి. మరి కొన్ని ప్రకటనలు పాఠకుల అభిరుచి మేరకు కృత్రిమ మేధస్సు సాంకేతికత సాయంతో ప్రదర్శితమవుతుంటాయి. ఆ ప్రకటనల్లోని ఉత్పత్తులను లేదా సేవలను పాఠకులు స్వయంగా విచారించుకొని, జాగ్రత్తగా పరిశీలించి కొనుక్కోవాలి లేదా వినియోగించుకోవాలి. వాటి నాణ్యత లేదా లోపాలతో ఈనాడు యాజమాన్యానికి ఎలాంటి సంబంధం లేదు. ఈ విషయంలో ఉత్తర ప్రత్యుత్తరాలకు, ఈ-మెయిల్స్ కి, ఇంకా ఇతర రూపాల్లో సమాచార మార్పిడికి తావు లేదు. ఫిర్యాదులు స్వీకరించడం కుదరదు. పాఠకులు గమనించి, సహకరించాలని మనవి.