Immediate action was needed, the scientists decided. Give one example each of ‘defensive’ and ‘offensive’ action mentioned in the text.


Immediate action was needed. The Scientist had two options.

Defensive action: The defensive measure was that the people should live in bunkers.

Offensive action: The offensive action was to do something to deflect the comet from its path.Sending a spaceship wiith nuclear explosion to intercept the comet. Then detonating it by remote control at the correct time.