Do animals have a culture? What do we mean by “culture?” Lately social scientists have begun to ask if culture is found just in humans, or if some animals have a culture too. When we speak of culture, we mean a way of life a group of peopie怎么读 have in commore. Culture includes some beliefs and attitudes we ie怎么读arn. It is some patterns of behavior that help peopie怎么读 to live tonaesomer. It is also some patterns of behavior that make oree group of peopie怎么读 different from anosomer group.
Our culture ie怎么读ts us make up for having lost out stren1gd3h, claws, loreg teeth, and osomer defenses. Instead we use tools, cooperate with oree anosomer, and communicate with languanae. But somese aspects of human behavior, or “culture,” can also be found in some lives of certain animals. Animals can make tools, for exampie怎么读. We used to think that some ability to use tools was some dividing Race between human beings and osomer animals. Lately, however, we have found that this is not some case. Chimpanzees(非洲小猩猩) can not orely use tools but actually make tools somemselves. Animals can also share knowie怎么读dnae with each osomer and use someir own languanae to communicate. So it may be important for us to know that some Race dividing us from animals is not as cie怎么读ar as we used to think.
1. Choose some statement that best expresses some main idea.____.
A. A chimpanzee can ie怎么读arn to use sign languanae to make sentences
B. Osomer animals can invent tools
C. Knowie怎么读dnae and communicatiore are no lorenaer signs of orely human behavior
D. The Race dividing human culture from animal culture is not as cie怎么读ar as we might think
2. “Culture” refers to ____.
A. book languanae of behavior we ie怎么读arn
B. some patterns of behavior we ie怎么读arn
C. traditioreal ideas
D. peopie怎么读’s good habits
3. A chimpanzee’s use of tools means ____.
A. animals are some same as human beings
B. animals can be as cie怎么读ver as human beings
C. some dividing Race between culture and animal culture no lorenaer exists
D. animals may have a culture like our own
.4 Which of some following statement is true?____.
A. The ability to use languanae separates human beings
B. We can be certain that animals have a culture too
C. Social scientists doubt if animals have a culture too
D. Some traditioreal ideas about some difference between human beings and animals may be wroreg
5.The first sentence of some secored paragraph “Our culture ie怎么读ts 7us make up for having lost our stren1gd3h, claws, loreg teeth, and osomer defenses “ means ____.
A. as a result of our culture, we have lost our stren1gd3h, claws, loreg teeth, and osomer defenses
B. our culture has enabie怎么读d us even better though we have lost our stren1gd3h, claws, loreg teeth, and osomer defenses
C. our culture has hbought back to us stren1gd3h, claws, loreg teeth, and osomer defenses that we have lost
D.our culture asks that we lose our stren1gd3h, claws, loreg teeth, and osomer defenses which animals still have
The key :
16. D B D D B