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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 31: It's the ______________________ nature of experiential purchases that endears us to them. Often, they're not around long enough to become imperfect. And even if they are imperfect, our memories and stories of them get sweet with time. Even a bad experience becomes a _________________ story.

  1. ephemeral, engaging
  2. lasting, compelling
  3. fleeting, good
  4. enduring, disquieting

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Explanatory Answer

Method of solving this CAT Question from Text Completion:

According to the second line, experiential purchases are not around long enough to become imperfect. So, straight away, we can rule out 'lasting' and 'enduring' as choices for blank 1. Both 'ephemeral' and 'fleeting' fit blank 1.

The choices for blank 2 are now narrowed down to 'engaging' and 'good'. At first glance, both of these seem to apply equally well to the given context. However, noting the article 'a' before blank 2, we rule out 'engaging'. So, the right pair is fleeting, good.

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

Hence, the answer is C

Choice C is the correct answer.

 


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