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# "How Does Cause and Effect Reasoning Work? Plus Practice Questions!"

Cause and effect reasoning is the process of identifying the relationship between events or actions, where one event (the cause) leads to another event (the effect). Understanding cause and effect relationships helps us make sense of the world around us and predict outcomes based on certain actions or events.

Concept Explanation:

Identifying Cause and Effect: In cause and effect reasoning, you first identify the cause, which is the event or action that leads to another event or situation (the effect).

Establishing Relationships: You establish a relationship between the cause and effect, understanding that the cause precedes the effect and that there is a logical connection between them.

Predicting Outcomes: By understanding cause and effect relationships, you can predict the likely outcomes of certain actions or events.

Example:

Cause: It rained heavily.

Effect: The streets are flooded.

In this example, the heavy rain is the cause, and the flooded streets are the effect. The heavy rain led to the streets being flooded.

Multiple Choice Questions:

1. Cause: Laxmi  studied hard for her exam.

Effect: Laxmi  scored an A grade.

What is the cause in this scenario?

A) Laxmi  scored an A grade

B) Laxmi  studied hard for her exam

C) Laxmi  wanted to do well

D) Laxmi 's teacher was strict

Answer: B) Laxmi  studied hard for her exam

2. Cause: Sarun missed the bus.

Effect: Sarun was late for work.

What is the effect in this scenario?

A) Sarun missed the bus

B) Sarun was late for work

C) Sarun had to run to catch the bus

D) Sarun's alarm didn't go off

Answer: B) Sarun was late for work

3. Cause: Vinod watered the plants daily.

Effect: The plants grew well.

What is the cause in this scenario?

A) The plants grew well

B) Vinod watered the plants daily

C) The plants needed water

D) The weather was sunny

Answer: B) Vinod watered the plants daily

4. Cause: It snowed heavily overnight.

Effect: The roads were covered in snow.

What is the effect in this scenario?

A) It snowed heavily overnight

B) The roads were covered in snow

C) The temperature dropped

D) People stayed indoors

5. Cause: Sandhya turned on the heater.

Effect: The room became warm.

What is the cause in this scenario?

A) Sandhya turned on the heater

B) The room became warm

C) Sandhya felt cold

D) The heater was broken

Answer: A) Sandhya turned on the heater

6. Cause: The chef added salt to the dish.

Effect: The dish became salty.

What is the effect in this scenario?

A) The chef added salt to the dish

B) The dish became salty

C) The dish was delicious

D) The chef added more ingredients

Answer: B) The dish became salty

7. Cause:Mona forgot her umbrella.

Effect:Mona got wet in the rain.

What is the cause in this scenario?

A)Mona forgot her umbrella

B)Mona got wet in the rain

C)Mona didn't check the weather forecast

D)Mona didn't like using umbrellas

8. Cause: The train was delayed.

Effect: Mili missed her appointment.

What is the effect in this scenario?

A) The train was delayed

B) Mili missed her appointment

C) Mili arrived early

D) Mili took a taxi

Answer: B) Mili missed her appointment

9. Cause: The students practiced regularly.

Effect: The students performed well in the competition.

What is the cause in this scenario?

A) The students performed well in the competition

B) The students practiced regularly

C) The students wanted to win

D) The competition was tough

Answer: B) The students practiced regularly

10. Cause: Varun ate too much junk food.

Effect: Varun felt sick.

What is the effect in this scenario?

A) Varun ate too much junk food

B) Varun felt sick

C) Varun went to the doctor

D) Varun stopped eating junk food

11. Cause: The company launched a new product.

Effect: The company's sales increased.

What is the effect in this scenario?

A) The company launched a new product

B) The company's sales increased

C) The company hired more employees

D) The company reduced its prices

Answer: B) The company's sales increased

12. Cause: The baby cried loudly.

Effect: The baby's mother picked him up.

What is the cause in this scenario?

A) The baby's mother picked him up

B) The baby cried loudly

C) The baby was hungry

D) The baby wanted to play

Answer: B) The baby cried loudly

13. Cause: Alex exercised regularly.

Effect: Alex lost weight.

What is the effect in this scenario?

A) Alex exercised regularly

B) Alex lost weight

C) Alex gained muscle

D) Alex changed his diet

14. Cause: The alarm clock didn't go off.

Effect: Laxmi  overslept.

What is the effect in this scenario?

A) The alarm clock didn't go off

B) Laxmi  overslept

C) Laxmi  woke up early

D) Laxmi  missed her appointment

15. Cause: The team trained hard.

Effect: The team won the championship.

What is the effect in this scenario?

A) The team trained hard

B) The team won the championship

C) The team lost the championship

D) The team played well

Answer: B) The team won the championship

16. Cause:Ramani watered the plants daily.

Effect: The plants grew tall.

What is the effect in this scenario?

A)Ramani watered the plants daily

B) The plants grew tall

C)Ramani loves gardening

D) The plants were in direct sunlight

Answer: B) The plants grew tall

17. Cause: Vinod missed the bus.

Effect: Vinod arrived late to work.

What is the effect in this scenario?

A) Vinod missed the bus

B) Vinod arrived late to work

C) Vinod had to walk to work

D) Vinod's boss was angry

Answer: B) Vinod arrived late to work

18. Cause: The children played outside in the rain.

Effect: The children caught a cold.

What is the effect in this scenario?

A) The children played outside in the rain

B) The children caught a cold

D) The children dried themselves with towels

Answer: B) The children caught a cold

19. Cause: The company implemented a new policy.

Effect: Employee morale improved.

What is the effect in this scenario?

A) The company implemented a new policy

B) Employee morale improved

C) Employee salaries increased

D) Employee productivity decreased

20. Cause: Raghav left his umbrella at home.

Effect: Raghav got wet in the rain.

What is the cause in this scenario?

A) Raghav left his umbrella at home

B) Raghav got wet in the rain

C) Raghav didn't check the weather forecast

D) Raghav didn't like using umbrellas

Answer: A) Raghav left his umbrella at home