- 07/14/2019 at 10:42 pm #1460839EduGorillaKeymasterSelect Question Language :
Directions : In the following passage, some of the words have been left out and replaced by a blank represented by an alphabet. First read the passage and try to understand what it is about. Then fill in the blanks as per the questions given.
Orchid lovers really love their orchids. Many describe their hobby as an addiction. It has a name in many circles: Orchidelirium. For the people who love orchid lovers, living with their obsession is a lesson in acceptance. Collectors will often go to _____(A)_____: Traveling far – and paying top dollar – for rare specimens; rescuing discarded plants off the street; determinedly collecting specimens of a species like children collecting Pokémon cards; and, often, turning their living spaces into _____(B)_____ jungles. Orchids, among the planet’s most diverse family of plants, have long _____(C)_____ the imagination of hobbyists. In the Victorian Age, wealthy Europeans contracted orchid hunters who would travel to South America, Africa and Asia in search of _____(D)_____ specimens. Often collectors would instruct their envoys to misdirect competitors or destroy whatever they couldn’t take to _____(E)_____ others from finding the same flowers. Now, the scouting is mostly reserved to online shops, auctions and orchid-show season, which roughly spans January to March.
Which word/phrase should come at (E)?
None of the above
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