In the following passage there are blanks each of which has been numbered These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words/phrases are suggested one of which best fits the blanks appropriately Find out the appropriate word/phrase in each case.
Economic growth figures for the first quarter of the financial year seem to support the claim that the worst may be over for the Indian economy The gradual revival is also an indication that the government economic stimulus package is (181)What could however upset the positive outlooks is the drought which (182) large parts of the country and its impact on overall growth Even and its impact on overall growth Even through the monsoon had picked up (183) the rains received were grossly (184)There are clear (185)that farm output particularly cereals will fall drastically Insufficient rain is bound to shoot up the (186)of agriculture commodities and that would impact the economy as a whole The drought would also (187)a drastic reduction in rural employment and consumption besides inflation in the prices of food articles
Food prices have been (188) since the past few months and lower agricultural production is likely to (189) the situation The government has said that food grains from the buffer stocks will be used to keep prices (190) in these times but its effectiveness will depend a lot on the distribution system.

Question 34



It is clear from the context of the passage that rains were insufficient.
'Inadequate' is the only word which closely matches the context.
Option A is correct.

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