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There is nothing that (i) scientists more than having an old

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There is nothing that (i) scientists more than having an old [#permalink] New post 17 Nov 2017, 15:28
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There is nothing that (i) ________ scientists more than having an old problem in their field solved by someone from outside. If you doubt this (ii) ___________ , just think about the (iii) __________ reaction of paleontologists to the hypothesis of Luis Alvarez—a physicist—and Walter Alvarez—a geologist—that the extinction of the dinosaurs was caused by the impact of a large meteor on the surface of the plane.




Blank (i) Blank (ii)Blank (iii)
(A) amazes (D) exposition (G) contemptuous
(B) pleases (E) objurgation(H) indifferent
(C) nettles (F) observation(I) insincere
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Re: There is nothing that (i) scientists more than having an old [#permalink] New post 18 Nov 2017, 03:46
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there is nothing that makes more upset scientists than an observation that comes from another field. An example could be cited the derogatory answer gave to the hypothesis of the dinosaurs extinction.
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Re: There is nothing that (i) scientists more than having an old [#permalink] New post 04 Jul 2020, 05:31
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there is nothing that makes more upset scientists than an observation that comes from another field. An example could be cited the derogatory answer gave to the hypothesis of the dinosaurs extinction.

why not exposition for second blanks ?kindly explain it
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Re: There is nothing that (i) scientists more than having an old [#permalink] New post 04 Jul 2020, 06:09
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The first sentence is a fact : something truly upset the scholar.

The second sentence says to understand and see this in reality is enough that we observe or the observation.

Exposition is clearly wrong and out of scope under this view

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