# Verbal Reasoning - Cause and Effect - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Cause and Effect - Cause and Effect (Q.No. 8)
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.

8.

Statements:

1. Large number of Primary Schools in the rural areas is run by only one teacher.
2. There has been a huge dropout from the primary schools in rural areas.
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:
Since large numbers of primary schools in the rural areas are run by only one teacher so there has been a huge dropout from the Primary Schools in rural areas.
Discussion:
7 comments Page 1 of 1.

Nuggi said:   2 years ago
It could be also E. The common cause is the neglect of primary education in rural areas.

Also, data is not sufficient to conclude that dropouts have been on the rise because of only one teacher teaching in schools. The cause of Dropouts could be also because of other major reasons. Eg: non-availability of mid-day meals etc.
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Isabella said:   3 years ago
It should be B.
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Vanshika said:   4 years ago
Agree, Thanks @Tiramisu.

Src said:   6 years ago
Well said @Tiramisu. Thanks.

Mahendra said:   6 years ago
I agree @Tiramisu.

Ravi Teja said:   9 years ago
Indeed, it can also be other way round. Moreover, dropout of female children are also associated with society and traditions of the families at large.