Q80. Updated reading and writing fill in the blanks

Reading and Writing fill in the blanks practice exercise. Below is text with blanks. Choose the correct word for each blank to complete the text.  

Agrarian parties are political parties chiefly representing the interests of peasants or, more broadly, the rural sector of society. The extent to which they are important, or (1…………….) they even exist, depends mainly on two factors. One, obviously, is the size of an identifiable peasantry, or the size of the rural relative to the urban population. The other is a matter of social integration: (2…………….) agrarian parties to be important, the representation of countryside or peasantry must not be integrated with the other major sections of society. (3…………), a country might possess a sizable rural population, but have an economic system in which the interests of the voters were predominantly related to their incomes, not (4…………) their occupations or location.

1. whether, even, if, though
2. as, for, as to, since
3. Similarly, on the other hand, thus, subsequently
4. to, with, in, on 

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