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Read the passage below carefully and answer the question that follows.

Primitive man was probably more concerned with fire as a source of warmth and as a means of cooking food than as a source of light. Before the discovered less laborious ways of making fire, he had to preserve it and whenever he went on a journey he carried a firebrand with him. He discovered that the firebrand, from which the torch may well have developed, could be used for illumination was probably incidental to the primary purpose of preserving a flame.

Lamps too probably developed by accident. Early man may have had his first conception of a lamp while watching a twig or fibre burning in the molten fat dropped from a roasting carcass. All he had to do was to fashion a vessel to contain fat and float a lighted reed in it. Such lamps which were made of hollow stones or sea shells have persisted in an identical form up to quite recent times.

 

Primitive man was less concerned with fire as a

Options

A)
means of cooking
B)
source of warmth
C)
source of light
D)
mode of travelling

The correct answer is C.


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