We are friends ,Not all animals move as efficiently as sharks and dolphins. Perhaps the greatest loser in locomotion efficiency is the slug. The slug, which looks like a snail without a shell, lays down a slimy trail over which it crawls. It uses so much energy producing the slimy mucus and crawling over it that a mouse traveling the same distance uses only one twelfth as much energy.
Scientists say that because of the slug’s inefficient use of energy, its lifestyle must be restricted. That is, the animals are forced to confine themselves to small areas for obtaining food and finding proper living conditions. Have humans ever been faced with this kind of problem?
1.According to the passage, a shark can use movement to do something except______________.
［A］to find food
［B］to avoid being chased by its enemies
［C］to find a new place to live
［D］to show its braveness
2.Examples of automobiles, rockets and submarines are used to show that _______________.
［A］humans are the most clever living creatures in the world
［B］human inventions enable us to travel in almost any kind of environment
［C］humans are very successful in inventing transportation tools
［D］humans can’t move like other animals in any circumstances
3.What is the key to the shark’s swift locomotion in water?
［A］The skin.［B］The tail.［C］The muscle.［D］The jaw.
4.According to the DukeUniversityscientists, when does the shark stretch its collagen fibers to the greatest extent?
［A］When moving its tail rapidly.
［B］When finding its preys.
［C］When staying without any movement.
［D］When bending its body in swimming.
5.Why is the area just under the shark’s collagen fibers similar to a belted radial tire?
［A］Because it is also full of blood pressure.
［B］Because it is also filled of air pressure.
［C］Because it is also inflated by pressure.
［D］Because it also can be used again and again.