CAT 1999 Question Paper Question 74


In each of the following sentences, a part of the sentence is underlined. Beneath each sentence, four different ways of phrasing the underlined part are indicated. Choose the best alternative from among the four.

Question 74

Since the advent of cable television, at the beginning of this decade, the entertainment industry took a giant stride forward in our country.


The context indicates that the action has taken place over a period of time from some time in the past to the present. Thus, we need to use present perfect tense.

The appropriate form of the verb would be "has taken". Thus, option B.

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