Directions (21-30): In the given passage, there are blanks. each of which has been numbered. Against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the, blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. Many multinationals think they understand and have tried to ...(21)... the serious risks pose by operating in China intellectual property-rights violations, corruption, lack of transparency, potential political instability ...(22)... one of the highest risks of all China's massive environmental degradation-in ...(23)... discussed in corporate boardrooms. China's environmental problems are ...(24)... the point where they could ...(25). .. its GDP growth. Its State Environmental Protection Administration (SEPA)
concluded in June 2006 that environmental degradation and pollution ...(26)... the Chinese economy the equivalent of 10% of GDP annually.. This figure is echoed in more specific costs reported in the Chinese press: up to $36 billion in lost industrial output from a lack of water to run factories, $13 billion from the degradation and health impact of acid rain, $6 billion from the spread of desert regions, and the list goes on. ' l The effect on the population is ...(27)... . Already more than 400,000 people die each year as a result of the country's air pollution, according to environmental expert and an estimated 190 million people drink water so contaminated that it makes them sick. Some 40 million people have had to migrate because their local ecology can no longer ...(28)... them. The Chinese leadership is now concerned that environmental ...(29)... is leading to social unrest. The domestic media reported 50.000 environmental protests in 2005. Such protests are usually small in scale. but some have engaged upwards of 30,000 to 40,000 people, some have been violent. and they are increasing in ...(30)....

select the right option for 24 from the options given below

A) reaching

B) beyond

C) arriving

D) joining

E) coming

Correct Answer:
A) reaching

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