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 2: In measuring electrical activity in different parts of the brain, researchers found that people who describe themselves as generally happy have more activity in the left prefrontal lobe of their brains than do other people. Therefore, a medication for ____________ the left prefrontal lobe of the brain would be an ____________ treatment for clinical depression.
Blank (1): If people are happy when there is more activity in a lobe, why should we suppress that lobe? ‘Improving’ doesn’t make much sense here either. A medication to stimulate that lobe makes sense, not ‘challenge’ the lobe.
Blank (2): We are discussing some new insight; the discussion is towards finding something that will work. So the correct word here is effective.
Correct Answer: B. stimulating, effective
The question is "Choose the correct option to fill the blanks"
Choice B is the correct answer.
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