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The Sentence Has One Blank Indicating that Something Has Been Omitted. Choose the Word that Best Fits the Meaning of the Sentence/Passage as a Whole. the Emergency Cast Its Shadow on Air; Making It a - English Language

MCQ

The sentence has one blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the word that best fits the meaning of the sentence/passage as a whole.
The Emergency cast its shadow on AIR; making it a prime vehicle of dissemination of a culture of ___________ & sycophancy.

Options

  • honesty

  • openness

  • bonhomie

  • chicanery

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Solution

Chicanery
The tone of the sentence is negative and this we come to know from the word 'sycophancy'.The word 'sycophancy' means self-seeking or servile flattery. Therefore a word which conveys a negative meaning will fit in the blank.' Chicanery' means deception by trickery.

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
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