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 32: In reality, most of us on this planet would rather preserve civilization than destroy it with climate change. To think of climate change as something that we are doing, instead of something we are being prevented from _____________, _______________ the very ideology of the fossil-fuel economy that we are trying to transform.
The first sentence states that most of us are against destroying the planet with climate change.
From second sentence, we understand that (a) we are trying to transform the fossil-fuel economy, and (b) that we should not think of climate change as something that we are doing.
Looking at the options for blank 1, we see that 'accomplishing' and 'ratifying' are ruled out right away. Climate change is not something that we are trying to accomplish or ratify, and being prevented from doing so. 'Revoking' (officially reversing/cancelling something) does not fit the given context. Only 'undoing' fits.
This leaves us with 'perpetuates' for blank 2. Note here, that while 'bolsters' also works for blank 2, but 'accomplishing' doesn't fit blank 1. So, option A is ruled out.
To think of climate change as something that we are doing, instead of something that we are being prevented from undoing perpetuates the very ideology of the fossil-fuel economy that we are trying to transform.
The question is "Choose the correct option to fill the blanks"
Choice B is the correct answer.
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