In each of the following questions, a paragraph with a blank is given. From the five choices given below, select the sentence which can go into the blank to make the paragraph logically coherent.

Aaron Ralston, a 27-year-old mountain sports fanatic from Colorado in the United States, found himself in dire straits* alone in a canyon* in the desert when a 500kg rock came crashing down the canyon to smash his right hand and trap it against the canyon wall.(_______________________). At the last minute the plans for a trip with his climbing partners had fallen through, and on the spur of the moment he decided to head out on his own to cycle up a long mountain trail, leave his bike and then walk down the Blue John canyon. No one had the slightest idea where he was.

A A terrible accident, but the situation was made all the more serious because on this occasion Aaron had failed to tell anyone where he was going Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B The ordeal was not over, though. He was still a long way from help. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C Slim and pale with short reddish-brown hair, Ralston believes that his story was not simply about an isolated individual who rose to a formidable challenge. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D One of the doctors at the hospital recalls being impressed to see Ralston walk into the hospital on his own. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
E None of these. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer


Statement no. 1 instantly connects to the preceding sentence and further elaborates about the accident that is mentioned in the previous sentence.

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