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It has taken fifty-six long and frustrating, years to turn bronze, into gold for India’s Olympics aspirations$.$ Beijing $2008$ marks a defining moment in India’s Olympic history$.$ From Delhi to Beijing is a long journey but one that our Olympians have undertaken with courage$.$

Which of the following statement best sums up the meaning of the above passage$:$

1. India’s participation in Olympics has been frustrating.
2. Beijing Olympics was a landmark in India’s Olympic history.
3. Our Olympians have undertaken a long journey to Beijing.
4. India’s bronze medal turned into gold at Beijing.

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All the four options are true but the core of the passage is that "India won gold in Beijing Olympics for first time.The below sentence clearly highlights this.

"It has taken fifty-six long and frustrating, years to turn bronze, into gold for India’s Olympics aspirations."

by Veteran (434k points)
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Sir, why not B?
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because the main focus is only on the transition from bronze to gold done by india's olympians

that's why the correct answer is D.
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okay..

Thanks.. :)
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i still think b should be the answer here