### XAT 2014 Question 1

Instructions

Fill in the blanks with the most appropriate option that follows:

Question 1

# The defense proposes to show that the incident that the prosecution so _____________ rejects as _______ did indeed take place.

Solution

Blithely means happily, and undesirable means not wanting to do something. Both the words contrast the tone of the given sentence. Among the given options, only option B is the appropriate one. Cavalierly means arrogantly, and apocryphal means fake. Both the words are in line with the tone of the given sentence.