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Direction: In each of the following questions, choose the most appropriate sequence of sentences from the given choices.

  1. (i) It grows even in marginal soils and tolerates heat waves and droughts.
    (ii) Most Tanzanians are subsistence farmers.
    (iii) It would be the perfect crop for 21st century Africa, were it not for the whitefly, whose range is expanding as the climate warms.
    (iv) In Africa, small family farms grow more than 90 per cent of all crops, and cassava is a staple for more than 250 million people.
    (v) The same viruses that have invaded Juma's field have already spread throughout East Africa.
    1. (ii) (iv) (i) (iii) (v)
    2. (v) (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)
    3. (i) (iii) (iv) (ii) (v)
    4. (iv) (ii) (iii) (i) (v)
Correct Option: A

The term 'viruses' in (v) refers to 'whitefly' in (iii). 'It' in (i) refers to 'cassava' in (iv).


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