Modernization and _____ have contributed to later marriages, for example, as have improvements in educational and employment opportunities for women.
Correct answer: A
A. industrialization (n): industrialization
B. industry (n) : industry
C. industrialized (adj): industrial
D. industrial (adj): belonging to industry
We need to fill in the blank with a noun, to go with the noun modernization. In terms of meaning, we use industrialization.
=> Modernization and industrialization contributed to the promotion of later marriages, such as fundamental improvements in education and employment opportunities for women.
→ Choose answer A