Q1.Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence:
It was her view that the country's problems had been_________ by foreign technocrats, so that to invite them to come back would be counter-productive.
Answer : Option CExplaination / Solution:
The clues in the question are ---foreign technocrats did something negatively to the problems – so it is counter-productive to invite them. All other options are non-negative. The best choice is exacerbated which means aggravated or worsened.