# Cause and Effect Tips

## Cause and Effect Tips and Tricks

In Cause and Effect reasoning, each question contains two statements and we have to find out relationship between the two statements. Here the we have to test whether the statements are related to each other or not. Read them and choose the best option that describes the relationship between them.

### Statements 1

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

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

• A. Statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect
• B. Statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect
• C. Both the statements I and II are independent causes
• D. Both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes
• E. Both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause

### Statements 2

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 months.

• A. Statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect
• B. Statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect
• C. Both the statements I and II are independent causes
• D. Both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes
• E. Both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause

Explanation: The prices of petrol and diesel being stagnant in the domestic market and the increase in the same in the international market must be backed by independent causes.

### Statements 3

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. Statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect
• B. Statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect
• C. Both the statements I and II are independent causes
• D. Both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes
• E. Both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause

Explanation: The parents' protest against high fees being charged by the institutions led the government to interfere and fix the fees at a more affordable level.