# Verbal Reasoning - Cause and Effect - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Cause and Effect - Cause and Effect (Q.No. 6)
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.

6.

Statements:

1. The prices of food grains and other essential commodities in the open market have risen sharply during the past three months.
2. The political party in opposition has given a call for general strike to protest against the government's economic policy.
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 the prices of food grains and other essential commodities in the open market have been raised sharply during the past three months, so the political party in opposition has given a call for general strike to protest against the government's economic policy.
Discussion:
12 comments Page 1 of 2.

Vikas said:   3 years ago
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Kunal sadhwani said:   3 years ago
Option D is a more suitable Answer.
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Nidhi jain said:   4 years ago
There's no relation between both of the statement. So, the answer should be D.
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Yash said:   4 years ago
Agree @Mayak and @Charu.

Charu said:   7 years ago

Jeetvk said:   7 years ago
Raising of price of commodity is the result of strick of opposition parties.

MAYANK said:   8 years ago
From my point of view, the answer showed be E.

Pragya said:   9 years ago
True that this certainly can't be the answer.
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Shekhar said:   9 years ago
Yes the rise in those commodities may be because of drought and flood so we can't exactly say that it's only because of government economic policy.
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Abhilash said:   10 years ago
@Caffey.

Exactly, they both seem to be effects of some independent causes. Government's economic policy is not all about inflation.
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