The word “assault” in paragraph 2 is closest in meaning to __________.
Knowledge: Reading comprehension
From “assault” in paragraph 2 is closest in meaning to _______.
assault (n): attack, attack
A. development (n) development
B. influence (n): influence
C. attack (n): attack
D. effort (n): effort
=> assault = attack
Information: In our assault on the interspersed around us we have used a number of tools, from spear and gun to bulldozer and chainsaw.
Translated: In our assault on the ecosystems around us, we have used a number of tools, from spears and guns to bulldozers and chainsaws.