97 同志社女子大学・学芸

  

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次の英文を読み、下記の問いに答えよ。

A hermit crab is a funny-looking animal. Can you guess why? It runs around (A) with another animal's shell on its back! Many sea animals grow ( B ) own shells. The shells are ( C ) houses for them. Their bodies are soft and the shells are hard. They protect the animals ( D ) enemies. The hermit crab ( E ) no shell house of its own, so it borrows one. In fact, it borrows more than one. As the hermit crab ( F ), it gets too big for its house. So from time to time, it must find a new ( G ). Hermit crabs are very ( H ) about their houses. Some like pretty shells with bright colors. Some like shells with seaweed stuck to them. But ( I ) crab must have a shell that fits just right. And the shell must be shaped like a snail's shell. Most of the time a hermit crab finds an empty shell from a dead animal. But once in a while it attacks a live animal ( J ) the shell. Then it gets dinner and a house at the same time.


1.下線部(A)に用法の最も近いものを選べ。

(a) I climbed Mt. Fuji with a friend of mine.

(b) Birds fly with their wings.

(c) A man came in with a bag under his arm.

(d) You are too strict with your children.


2.空欄(B)〜(J) に入れるのに最も適当と思われるものを、それぞれ1〜4の中から一つ選べ。

(B) 1 . whose   2. their   3. that's   4. someone's

(C) 1 . some   2. built   3. like   4. those

(D) 1 . from   2. away   3. not   4.. when

(E) 1 . replaces   2. sells   3. needs   4. has

(F) 1 . grows   2. becomes   3 . remains   4. moves

(G) l . friend   2. one   3. body   4. design

(H)1 . itchy   2 . trendy   3 . particular   4 . practical

(I) 1 . almost   2 . which   3. whatever   4 . every

(J) 1 . throughout   2. inside   3. without   4 . beyond


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