Concerned about financial well-being of its elderly citizens, the government ofonly by enough to provide them with a comfortable living
Runagiadecided two years ago to increase by 20 percent the governmentprovided
pensionpaid to all Runagians over 65. Inflation in the intervening
period has been negligible,and the increase has been duly received by all eligible
Runagians. Nevertheless,many of them are no better off financially than they
were before the increase, in large part because ________.
A. They rely entirely on the government pension for their income
B. Runagian banks are so inefficient that it can take up to three weeks to cash a
C. They buy goods whose prices tend to rise especially fast in times of
D. The pension was increased when the number of elderly Runagians below
the poverty level reached an all-time high
E. In Runagia children typically supplement the income of elderly parents, but
Official Answer -E i don't see why it should be E.