問1 At the beginning of the story, Uncle John was ( ).
① cooking for The Big-Time Cook Off
② making a special meal for Mike
③ training Mike for the contest
④ trying to improve his recipes
問2 Uncle John’s father began working in the city because ( ).
① he was tired of living in the countryside
② it was easier to spend time with his family
③ the family needed more money for living
④ Uncle John’s mother had become sick
問3 Why were Uncle John’s parents and teachers worried about his future?
① He just wanted to rest at home.
② He lost interest in studying.
③ He stopped avoiding his father.
④ He was no longer good-humored.
問4 What helped to change Uncle John’s life the most?
① Eating an award-winning dinner with his friends
② Entering cooking contests such as The Big-Time Cook Off
③ Making a connection with his father through cooking
④ Spending time talking with Mike in the kitchen
問5 What does Uncle John find most rewarding?
① Developing unique four-course dinners for famous people
② Having meaningful relationships with people close to him
③ Making people happy through cooking on TV shows
④ Serving many people delicious meals in his restaurant
問1 ② 問2 ③ 問3 ② 問4 ② 問5 ②
出典：センター2016本試験 - 大問5