Test: GED Social Studies

The following question refers to the information contained in this passage.

On Christmas Day 1914, during the early stages of World War One, the British and German soldiers on either side of no man’s land apparently put down their weapons and walked over to greet one another. Gifts were exchanged, beer was drunk, and at one location a game of football was organized. The incident is now famous in British history and is often reflected on as a sign of our universal humanity. Yet at the time many of those involved were disciplined by their higher officers. Apparently, seeing the enemy as a human being was considered detrimental to the war effort.

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The author’s attitude towards the “higher officers” is most likely one of __________

contempt.

shame.

affection.

understanding.

pride.

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