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Human Control

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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

(14) If TALON, or any other remotely operated vehicle, were to slip the leash of human control, it would have the capability to choose targets and fire at them on its own – a development many people around the world fear.

A

NO CHANGE

B

If TALON, or any other remotely operated vehicle, was to slip the leash of human control,

C

If TALON, or any other remotely operated vehicle, is to slip the leash of human control,

D

If TALON, or any other remotely operated vehicle, have been to slip the leash of human control,