The question is from CAT Text Completion. Text Completion for Verbal Ability for CAT. Text Completion questions often feature in the CAT. A couple of sentences with blanks are given, along with word options for each blank. You need to choose the right combination of words that make sense in the given context. Have a look at this question from Text Completion. Solve CAT Questions from Text Completion to get more practice and 2IIMs CAT questions bank provides you with CAT questions that can help you gear for CAT Exam .
Question 10: The Western culture’s relationship with luxury is ____________ from that in emerging markets.___________ great shows of ostentatious wealth are considered crass in the UK, they are de rigueur in Russia.
Blank (1): We cannot finalize a choice to this blank without looking at the second sentence.
The second sentence tells us that great shows of wealth are considered crass or vulgar in the UK and de rigueur or required by etiquette/fashion in Russia.
Naturally, the choices for this blank are A. strikingly different or D. starkly different
Blank (2): Whereas or whilst are the obvious choices here. We rule out whilst as choice C has been eliminated earlier.
So the correct answer is choice D. starkly different, whereas
The question is "Choose the correct option to fill the blanks"
Choice D is the correct answer.
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