# Verbal Reasoning - Cause and Effect - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Cause and Effect - Cause and Effect (Q.No. 15)
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.

15.

Statements:

1. The university officers have decided to conduct last examination every year in March/April in order to announce the result at proper time.
2. In past the result was declared late by the University due to the lack of number of examiners.
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 in the past the result was declared late by university, it has decided to conduct the examination in March/April in order to announce the result at proper time.
Discussion:
14 comments Page 1 of 2.

Avinash said:   2 years ago
I think the answer should be D.

Ankur Dubey said:   3 years ago

Juee pathari said:   3 years ago

Bangari chowdary said:   4 years ago
It is definitely option D.

Ravjeet said:   6 years ago
On first site of analyzing the question, both statements are effects of the independent cause.

Or it can be said that both are a common effect of independent causes!

Rishi said:   7 years ago
According to me, the answer is D.

Deepshikha said:   7 years ago
It should be D.

Harshal said:   8 years ago
I think E because they are for a common cause.

Nanda said:   8 years ago
YES, it should be D.

Anirudh said:   9 years ago
I think the answer should be 'E', because in the past the resulted were declared late due to the lack of examiners and this time they are declaring it properly because now they have enough people so the cause would be the same and these statements are the effects of the above cause.