# GATE2011 AG: GA-3

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Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence:

It was her view that the country’s problem had been _________ by foreign technocrats, so that to invite them to come back would be counter-productive.

1. identified
2. ascertained
3. exacerbated
4. analysed

edited

"so that to invite them to come back would be counter-productive"

This means that foreign technocrats were harmful to the country. So, only suitable option is

exacerbate - meaning aggravate.

Correct Option: C.

selected by

Ans -> (C) exacerbated

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