問1 The author laughed when he remembered the first day because he ( ).
① felt it was the happiest day for him
② had known very little about hiking
③ had met many interesting people
④ spent that day in front of the fire
問2 The author decided to take a long hike because he ( ).
① could stop at small towns along the way
② lost his well-paid job in the city
③ wanted to stop and think about his life
④ was dedicated to spending time in nature
問3 Sam needed five more years to finish the trail because he ( ).
① walked only a limited distance every year
② walked too much while doing his job
③ was carrying too much in his pack
④ was walking with his wife and friends
問4 The phrase at my fingertips is closest in meaning to ( ).
① clearly marked
② easily reached
③ finally finished
④ softly touched
問5 What did the author do on a typical day on the trail?
① He ate ice cream and did laundry in town.
② He enjoyed meeting interesting people.
③ He waited in his tent for the weather to improve.
④ He walked in the wild and cooked by himself.
問1 ② 問2 ③ 問3 ① 問4 ② 問5 ④
出典：センター2016追試験 - 大問5