Selecting Words Mcq Question

Direction: Each of the following sentences is followed by four words or group of words. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate word or group of words.

  1. Traffic problems in Bombay are as serious as in any other city in India; and they are complicated by digging of roads by the corporation on this or that ____.
  1. aspect
  2. pretext
  3. intention
  4. instance
Correct Option : B

A pretext is a reason which you pretend has caused you to do something. That is, you tell people that X is the reason, but in fact it is not.
The correct word is filled in the above given sentence :-
Traffic problems in Bombay are as serious as in any other city in India; and they are complicated by digging of roads by the corporation on this or that pretext .
Hence , option B is correct word .

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