Question of the Day (20-Mar-17)
Fill in the blanks in the passage with the most appropriate set of words from the options for each blank.
The military law of England in early times existed, like the forces to which it applied, in a period of war only. Troops were raised for a particular service, and were _______ upon the ________ of hostilities. The crown made laws known as Articles of War, for the government and discipline of the troops while thus embodied and serving. Except for the punishment of desertion, which was made a felony by _________ in the reign of Henry VI, these ordinances or Articles of War remained almost the sole authority for the enforcement of discipline until 1689, when the first Mutiny Act was passed and the military forces of the crown were brought under the direct control of parliament. Even the Parliamentary forces in the time of Charles I and Oliver Cromwell were governed, not by an act of the legislature, but by articles of war similar to those issued by the king and authorized by an ordinance of the Lords and Commons, exercising in that respect the sovereign ____________
| ||1)||dissolved, termination, law, ideology.|
| ||2)||dissolved, onset, statute, doctrine.|
| ||3)||activated, onset, law, doctrine.|
| ||4)||disbanded, cessation, statute, prerogative.|
| ||5)||activated, termination, law, ideology.|