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Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it. Certain words in the passage are in bold print to help you locate them while answering some of the questions.

The destruction of two Japanese cities, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, in August 1945, by the use of atomic bombs shocked and horrified mankind beyond measure. Man had discovered a new energy of tremendous power but it was extremely tragic to use it for the destruction of human beings. The conscience of all right thinking persons was awakened and the problem of the proper use of the new energy became a subject for serious consideration. The World War ended, but experiments with atomic energy continued. Most of them were confined to the production of better and more powerful atomic weapons such as hydrogen bombs, cobalt bombs, transcontinental ballistic missiles, etc. A very large section of the people of the world stood against the mad race for nuclear armament. They demanded an immediate and complete ban on all kinds of nuclear tests and experiments for the purpose of war. Most people desired to stop the production of atomic weapons altogether. The late professor Einstein appealed to both politicians and scientists to save mankind and civilization from the unimaginable horrors of an atomic war. He also advocated the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes, betterment of the poor, and enhancement of the total wealth of the world. His appeal was directed in particular to atomic scientists who should not allow their talents to be used for increasing the chance of war. They should rather use their brains for utilizing atomic energy for the good of humanity. The soundness of this view point has appealed to reasonable people and all lovers of peace.
2- What became a subject of serious consideration?
3- Experiments after the end of the World War were done for
6- Which of the following is nearly OPPOSITE in meaning to the word appealed as used in the passage?
7- Pick out the word that is most nearly the SAME in meaning as the words given in capitals as used in the passage.

TREMENDOUS
8- Pick out the word that is most nearly the SAME in meaning as the words given in capitals as used in the passage. SUBJECT
9- Pick out the word that is most nearly the SAME in meaning as the words given in capitals as used in the passage.

BAN
10- Pick out the word that is most nearly the SAME in meaning as the words given in capitals as used in the passage.

ALTOGETHER
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