問1 Which of the following is closest to the meaning of the underlined word imperative in paragraph(1)?
問2 According to paragraph(2), which of the following statements is true?
① Early routes were created by people who traveled by wheeled carts.
② People’s first routes on land followed the growth of towns and cities.
③ The development of land routes led to progress in many areas of society.
④ The improvement of routes resulted in the invention of the automobile.
問3 Why is the example of Edo introduced in paragraph(3)?
① To describe the difficulty of creating routes on the water
② To emphasize the fact that it was an important city
③ To explain the use of water routes to move along the coastlines
④ To illustrate the important roles of water routes for cities
問4 What does paragraph(5) tell us about routes?
① Routes can be thought of as existing invisibly in the world.
② Routes that move information can be regarded as dangerous.
③ The fundamental functions of routes are declining.
④ The importance of different kinds of routes is the same.
問5 What is the main point of this article?
① Humankind first created various types of convenient routes on land.
② Improvements in transportation have come at great cost.
③ Technology has interfered with opening up routes around the world.
④ The advancement of humanity was aided by the development of routes.
① Creation of roads used by people, animals, and vehicles
② Developing ways for people to fly from place to place
③ Establishment of global paths for information transfer
④ Opening of lanes for ships to travel and transport things
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出典：センター2019本試験 - 大問6