(136-140) : In each of these questions, a paragraph is given that has blank in it. Five sentences (1), (2), (3), (4) and (5) are suggested. Out of these, only one fits the blank in the context of the paragraph. Pick that sentence as the answer.

No single event or household characteristic is usually responsible for pitching people into poverty……………………………………………………….. The particular events that are most closely associated with falling into poverty vary from one region to another across the country. In some regions, irrigation system failures were found to have made a big impact; in other regions, expensive funeral feasts have ruined families.

A More often, a series of adverse events is involved, like the sequence that drove Chintalamma or Chunnilal into poverty. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B One type of adverse event is ubiquitous Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C Decentralized investigations of poverty flows will help map the vectors of poverty. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D The leading culprit everywhere is ill health, accompanied by the ruinously high costs of medical treatment. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
E None of these Correct Answer Incorrect Answer


In the third sentence, we can see that many events are mentioned. So, the sentence before it must also have a clue to the events. So, option 1 is correct.

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