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Read the following passage, which contains some underlined or numbered words or phrases. Each of the answer choices contains alternatives for the underlines; choose the one that fits best grammatically or stylistically. If you think the original is the best answer, choose Choice ‘A’, or NO CHANGE.

Questions about specific parts of the passage or about the passage as a whole are identified by numbers only, not underlines. These will be associated with specific questions.

Killer Robots

Created for Albert.io. September 2014

As technology advances on the battlefield, and remotely-controlled killing machines become more and more capable and (2) automated it is vital to consider the effect these “killer robots” will have on the civilian populations in the places that there deployed.

A

NO CHANGE

B

automated. It's vital to consider the effect

C

automated, it is vital to consider the effect

D

automated; it is vital to consider the effect