Athens is remembered by historians as a peaceful society known for its philosophers and scientists, while its neighbour, Sparta, is remembered for its ______ people and focus.
Answer with explanationAnswer: Option B
To figure out what the missing word is, try to predict its meaning by using keywords from the prompt. Here, the keyword is
“while,” which sets up an opposite relationship between Athens and Sparta. Thus, if Athens is “peaceful,” Sparta must be the
opposite of peaceful. Martial means warlike or inclined to war, making it the opposite of peaceful