The following question has a sentence with two blanks. Given below it are four pairs of words. Choose the pair that best completes the sentence.

For comedian Kunal Kamra, it has meant a/an _____________ goldmine in the everyday tragicomic events and incidents that lend themselves easily to political __________.

  1. irresistible, satire
  2. philandering, lampoon
  3. tempting, pantomime
  4. coquettish, parody

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  1. TG.Prabhat

    The answer is 1. The use of ‘political’ makes ‘satire’ the best word for the second blank.

    satire- the use of humour, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues.
    philander- (of a man) to womanise or flirt
    lampoon- publicly criticize (someone or something) by using ridicule, irony, or sarcasm.
    pantomime- a way of expressing information or telling a story without words by using body movements and facial expressions
    coquettish- behaving in such a way as to suggest a playful sexual attraction; flirtatious.
    parody- an imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect.

    A majority of the answers are correct. This was not an easy question. Well done to all those who selected 1 🙂

    Shanghai was an exciting place back in the 1930s. A book called “City of Devils” traces the history-

  2. Sudhindra Koushik Perandurai

    The answer should be 1 as political ‘satire’ fits the best.

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