CAT 1997 Question Paper Question 104


From the choices given, you are required to choose the one, which would best replace the phrase in quotes.

Question 104

With the pick up in the standard of education, expensive private schools have 'started blooming up in every corner of the country'.


Mushrooming means to spread and develop quickly. Hence option C is correct. Option A is incorrect as blooming means to flourish. The author wants to highlight the spreading of private schools. Hence blooming is incorrect.

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