The Drought Has Led to an _______________ in the Cost of Vegetables. - English Language

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MCQ
Fill in the Blanks

Fill in the blank of the following sentence by using the most appropriate word from the options given below the sentence.
The drought has led to an _______________ in the cost of vegetables.

Options

  • Escalation

  • Inflation

  • Increase

  • Increment

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Solution

Escalation
escalation – increase to a great extent and here the context says 'the drought has led to.'', means prices will go up at a higher pace than usual. Also used in 'a time when prices escalate because of something unusual.

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
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