# Verbal Reasoning - Cause and Effect - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Cause and Effect - Cause and Effect (Q.No. 3)
Directions to Solve

Below in each of the questions are given two statements I and II. 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 statements. Read both the statements and decide which of the following answer choice correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements.

• (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 cause.

3.

Statements:

1. The staff of Airport Authorities called off the strike they were observing in protest against privatization.
2. The staff of Airport Authorities went on strike anticipating a threat to their jobs.
Statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect.
Statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect.
Both the statements I and II are independent causes.
Both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes.
Both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.
Explanation:
Both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes.
Discussion:
22 comments Page 1 of 3.

Raj said:   6 days ago
According to me, option B is the right answer.

HARISHANKARVEL said:   6 days ago
Yeah, it should be option B as the 2nd one will be the cause, strike which they called off due to their insecurity in jobs will be the effect.

Kenbon said:   4 months ago
I think B should be the right answer.

Jesse said:   2 years ago
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PAVAN KUMAR said:   2 years ago
I think the right Answer should be E.
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Tanu Shree said:   3 years ago
I think the answer is B.
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Tanu said:   3 years ago
I think it's B.
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Poonam said:   4 years ago