問1 The word empathize in paragraph (2) is closest in meaning to (  ).

① copy a character’s behavior

② feel what others are feeling

③ question others’ thoughts

④ state your opinion strongly


問2 What did the experiment described in paragraph (3) show?

① Fiction readers can identify emotions well.

② Participants’ emotions change over time.

③ The mind can influence how we see.

④ There are limits to reading literature.


問3 According to paragraph (4), how is the brain affected by fictional characters?

① It attempts to produce different networks.

② It predicts what should happen in an experiment.

③ It reacts as if the reader were directly involved.

④ It recognizes the outcome of the conversation.


問4 According to paragraph (5), brain research has shown that reading (  ).

① allows us to create metaphors

② helps us to describe smells

③ makes our experiences enjoyable

④ stimulates areas linked to senses


問5 What would be the best title for this passage?

① Impressive Interviews in Novels

② New Reasons for Reading Fiction

③ Problems with Brain Research

④ The Importance of Body Language


問6 次の表は,本文の段落と内容をまとめたものである。1~4 に入れるのに最も適当なものを,下の①~④のうちから一つずつ選び,表を完成させよ。ただし,同じものを繰り返し選んではいけない。

① An experiment looking at the effects of reading

② How readers must work hard to comprehend fiction

③ How the brain treats fictional situations as real

④ Taking a fresh look at past brain research



【正答】

問1 ② 問2 ① 問3 ③ 問4 ④ 問5

問6 1② 2① 3③ 4④

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