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Cause and Effect 3

11)

I. The police department has caught a group of housebreakers.

II. The police have started night vigil in the city.

  1. Statement II is the cause, and statement I is its effect
  2. Statement I is the cause, and statement II is its effect
  3. Both the statements are effects of independent causes
  4. Both the statements are independent causes
  5. Both the statements are effects of some common cause

Answer: E

Explanation:

Both the statements seem to be the effects of a common cause such as an increase in the number of thefts in the city.


12)

I. There is a sharp decline in the production of rice this season.

II. The government has decided to increase the import of rice.

  1. Statement II is the cause, and statement I is its effect
  2. Statement I is the cause, and statement II is its effect
  3. Both the statements are effects of independent causes
  4. Both the statements are independent causes
  5. Both the statements are effects of some common cause

Answer: B

Explanation:

A sharp decline in rice production is bound to reduce the availability of rice, so the government has to import rice to restore the availability of rice in the market.


13)

I) People living in the coastal areas have been evacuated to safer places in the last few years.

II) The government has rushed in relief supplies for the people living in the affected coastal areas.

  1. Statement II is the cause, and statement I is its effect
  2. Statement I is the cause, and statement II is its effect
  3. Both the statements are effects of independent causes
  4. Both the statements are independent causes
  5. Both the statements are effects of some common cause

Answer: E

Explanation:

Evacuating the people and sending the relief supplies indicates that some kind of natural calamity has occurred in the area. So, both the effects have a common cause.


14)

I) It is the aim of district administration to get air pollution reduced by 30% in the next two months.

II) The asthma cases are constantly increasing in the city.

  1. Statement II is the cause, and statement I is its effect
  2. Statement I is the cause, and statement II is its effect
  3. Both the statements are effects of independent causes
  4. Both the statements are independent causes
  5. Both the statements are effects of some common cause

Answer: A

Explanation:

The increase in the number of asthma cases must have alerted the district administration to take action to reduce air pollution to control asthma.


15)

I. Police resort to lathi-charge to disperse the protesting, unlawful gathering of people.

II. The trade union called a general strike in protest against the police atrocities.

  1. Statement II is the cause, and statement I is its effect
  2. Statement I is the cause, and statement II is its effect
  3. Both the statements are effects of independent causes
  4. Both the statements are independent causes
  5. Both the statements are effects of some common cause

Answer: A

Explanation:

The mass protest against the police might have forced the police to resort to lathi-charge to disperse the crowd.


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