Each question below has two blanks,each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

In India is __________ on protecting its resources, international business appears equally __________ to safeguard its profit.

A. dreaded, fragile

B. stubborn, weak

C. bent, determined

D. approaching, settled

Please do not use chat terms. Example: avoid using "grt" instead of "great".