Question

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. 

Investors are now looking at farmland as a long-term investment. …………………………………………………….For one, the cost of land in rural areas is typically lower compared to urban areas. Two, land is usually seen as a safe investment as prices appreciate over time, especially with infrastructure improvements. Three, unlike a residential plot of land, you may be able to generate income from the farm. Food prices tend to keep up with inflation and farm income can be an inflation hedge.

A A positive pay-off for many people in owning a farm is access to quality produce. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B This assumes significance given the concerns around usage of chemical fertilisers and pesticides. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C Income from agriculture is exempt from income tax and the capital gains from rural land may also qualify for tax exemption. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D The attractions for investing in a farm could be many. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
E None of these Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

Solution

The correct answer is D

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