# GATE2018 CE-1: GA-2

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"It is no surprise that every society has had codes of behavior; however, the nature of these codes is often _____."

The word that best fills the blank in the above sentence is

1. unpredictable
2. simple
3. expected
4. strict

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In this sentence, one part contradicts what is stated in the former part of the sentence. The keyword is ‘no surprise’ so the right and cogent word is ‘unpredictable’ because of the contrasting word ‘however’.

So, the correct answer is $(A).$

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