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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 7: Citing an improvement in exports and government spending, the nation’s central bank has said that an ________economic recovery is under way. However, many economists remain skeptical as to whether the economy is picking up after more than a year of ________ economic growth.

  1. incipient, anaemic
  2. slow, weak
  3. insipient, steady
  4. insipid, astounding

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Explanatory Answer

Method of solving this CAT Question from Text Completion:

Incipient and insipient are words that may be confused. Incipient means embryonic or at the beginning stage whereas insipient means foolish.

Blank (1) Choices that make sense are incipient and slow. However, we can rule out slow as well, as the article preceding the blank is “an?.

Blank (2) Weak and anaemic make sense here. However, we ruled out choice B in blank (1), so the correct answer choice is A. incipient, anaemic

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

Hence, the answer is A

Choice A is the correct answer.


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