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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 12: Even in the____________ Nordic countries, household chores are still not evenly distributed, but at least the language is changing. When a reporter asked a young Swedish father whether he helped with the child care, she was __________________ for asking the wrong question. He did not “helpâ€?: he did his share.

  1. elitist, reprimanded
  2. egalitarian, rebuked
  3. prejudiced, admonished
  4. non partisan, condemned

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Explanatory Answer

Method of solving this CAT Question from Text Completion:

Blank (1): The sentence starts with "even in" the Nordic countries, household chores are "still" not evenly distributed. This leads us to egalitarian as the right choice for this blank, ruling out "elitist" and "prejudiced". Non-partisan meaning objective and not taking sides, is also not appropriate here.

Blank (2): Rebuked or admonished are choices here. Reprimand is rebuke by a formal authority, and condemned is too strong a word for this blank. Choice (b) with the words egalitarian and rebuked is hence the correct answer.

The question is "Choose the correct option to fill the blanks"

Hence, the answer is B

Choice B is the correct answer.


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