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 28: ________ of protesters joined the agitation and did not heed the repeated requests by the police not to ________ the barricades.
Of the two options for blank 1,
Hordes = a large group of people, and
Hoards = a stock pile or cache
'Hordes' is the option that fits in the given sentence.
For blank 2, we have the options
breach = break through, and
breech = the lower part of something
Clearly, the right word in the given context is 'breach'.
So the correct answer is option (a)
The question is "Choose the correct option to fill the blanks"
Choice A is the correct answer.
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