English Comprehension

Q: But man is not destined to vanish. He can be killed, but he cannot be destroyed, because his soul is deathless and his spirit is irrepressible. Therefore, though the situation seems dark in the context of the confrontation between the superpowers, the silver lining is provided by amazing phenomenon that the very nations which have spent incalculable resources and energy for the production of deadly weapons are desperately trying to find out how they might never be used. They threaten each other, intimidate each other and go to the brink, but before the total hour arrives they withdraw from the brink. Question: In the authors opinion A. Huge stockpiles of destructive weapons have so far saved mankind from a catastrophe. B. Superpowers have at last realized the need for abandoning the production of lethal weapons. C. Mankind is heading towards complete destruction. D. Nations in possession of huge stockpiles of lethal weapons are trying hard to avoid actual conflict. E. There is a Silver lining over the production of deadly weapons.

(a) :  A
(b) :  B
(c) :  C
(d) :  D
(e) :  E
Answer:  D
Explanation:  

Q: But man is not destined to vanish. He can be killed, but he cannot be destroyed, because his soul is deathless and his spirit is irrepressible. Therefore, though the situation seems dark in the context of the confrontation between the superpowers, the silver lining is provided by amazing phenomenon that the very nations which have spent incalculable resources and energy for the production of deadly weapons are desperately trying to find out how they might never be used. They threaten each other, intimidate each other and go to the brink, but before the total hour arrives they withdraw from the brink. Question: Irrepressible in the second line means A. incompatible B. strong C. oppressive D. unrestrainable E. unspirited

(a) :  A
(b) :  B
(c) :  C
(d) :  D
(e) :  E
Answer:  D
Explanation:  

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