きゅんの英語学習記録

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準1級 2013年第3回(読解38~41)

(38)正解2

Some materials could serve as superconductors under conditions that were easier to create than previously thought possible

 

言い換え、1パラ5行目

could be achieved in relatively easy-to-create conditions

Whereas previous superconductive materials had only worked at temperatures around minus 273 degrees ..., 

以前の superconductive materialsは、~の条件でしか働かなかったが...

 

(39)正解1

superconductive materials did not bend easily, so they were not a practical alternative to conventional power lines

 

言い換え、2パラ4行目

the new superconductive materials were delicate and broke easily, making them unsuitable as a replacement for copper and aluminum wires

そしてさらに、3パラ2行目

recent breakthroughs in making flexible superconductive wires

つまり、「柔軟性」がなかったことが分かる。

 

(40)正解3

power companies are unwilling to make the financial investment to build the necessary infrastructure

 

言い換え、3パラ6行目

Convincing the U.S. power industry to pay the costs required for removing old transmission lines ... is not easy

 

さらに、3パラ9行目

electric utilities are very conservative

power companiesは、非常に保守的だと述べられている。

 

(41)正解3

It may help lead to a more widespread adoption of energy sources that are now seen as impractical for cities

 

言い換え、4パラ3行目

using superconductive cables would enable the delivery of generated electricity 

to urban centers without the energy losses that currently keep such efforts from being practical

エネルギー損失なく送電することができるようになるだろう。

そのエネルギー損失のせいで、現在は実用化されていない。