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Use the passage below to answer the question. The passage has gaps numbered 6 to 16. Immediately following each gap, four options are provided. Choose the most appropriate option for the gap numbered 15.

Two thirds of children in .... 6 [A: industrialized B. socialized C. technological D. modernized] societies no longer have family life. They are virtually abandoned to child 8 minders from a very tender age. 'The ... 7 [A. disregard B. indifference C. alienation D. inattention] from their mothers brings suffering and makes it impossible for them to achieve a healthy social life. The ... 8 [A. development B. increase C. appreciation D. inflation] in the number of suicides, the rates of drug addiction and ..... 9 [A. delinquency B. irresponsibility C. Satanism D. truancy] among young people may be to a large 'extent, due to these premature separations which take place before sufficient time has 10 [A. materialized B. occurred C. surfaced D. elapsed] for attachment to develop. 'This is one of the causes of psychosis in children today' says a psychiatrist who believes that breastfeeding is one of the basic cares which many children of this age are 11 [A. tantalized with B. denied of C. left with D. spared of). This psychiatrist argues that breastfeeding extends into the world outside the womb, a liquid bond with the inside of the mother's body; a bond 12 [A. close to B. the same as C. unrelated to D. irrelevant to] that which the baby had with the placenta inside the uterus. Rhythmic rocking to and fro is .... 13 [A. an elongation B. a demonstration C. a continuation D. a stretching] of the movement that the child experienced before it was born. As for the baby's ..... 14 [A. squeezing against· B. separation from C. likeness for D. pressure against] its mother's body, it reminds the child of the ..... 15 .. [A. reassuring B. uncomfortable C. amusing D. unpleasant] pressure of the uterus, and enables it to .... 16 [A. unearth B. rediscover C. learn D. explore] the rhythms of its mother's breathing and heartbeat.

Options

A)
reassuring
B)
uncomfortable
C)
amusing
D)
unpleasant

The correct answer is A.


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