Electronics and Communication Engineering - Exam Questions Papers - Discussion


Modem warfare has changed from large scale clashes of armies to suppression of civilian populations. Chemical agents that do their work silently appear to be suited to such warfare; and regretfully, there exist, people in military establishments who think that chemical agents are useful tools for their cause, which of the following statements best sums up the meaning of the above passage:

[A]. Modem warfare has resulted in civil strife.
[B]. Chemical agents are useful in modem warfare.
[C]. Use of chemical agents in warfare would be undesirable.
[D]. People in military establishments like to use chemical agents in war.

Answer: Option C


Among the answer choices, the three options B, C and D can be inferred from the passage. But the main essence of the passage is that chemical agents are being used my military establishments in warfare which is not desirable. Therefore option C is the statement which best sums up the meaning of the passage.

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