Angry Birds is a video game developed by Finnish computer game developer Rovio Mohile. Inspired primarily by a sketch of stylized wingless birds, the game was first released for Apple’s mobile operating system in December 2009.

Angry Birds is a video game developed by Finnish computer game developer Rovio Mohile. Inspired primarily by a sketch of stylized wingless birds, the game was first released for Apple’s mobile operating system in December 2009.Since then, over 12 million copies of the game have been purchased from Apple’s App Store.

With its fast-growing popularity worldwide, the game and its characters---angry birds and their enemy pigs---have appeared in television programs throughout the world. The Israeli comedy A Wonderful Country ,one of the nation’s most popular TV programs, satirized(讽刺) recent failed Israeli-Palestinian peace attempts by featuring the Angry Birds in peace negotiations with the pigs. Clips of the segment (片段)went viral, getting viewers from all around the world. American television hosts Conan O’Brien ,Jon Steward ,and Daniel Tosh have referenced the game in comedy sketches for their programs, Conan, The Daily Show, and Dash. O. Some of the game’s more famous fans include Prime Minister David Cameron of UK, who plays the iPad version of the game, and author Salman Rushdie, who is believed to be “something of a master at Angry Birds.”

Angry Birds and its characters have also been featured in advertisements in different forms. In March 2011,the characters began appearing in a series of advertisements for Microsoft’s Bing search engine. In the same year, Nokin produced an advertisement in Austin, Texas that included the game’s characters on a downtown building for its new mobile phone. Later, a T-Mobile advertisement filmed in Spain included a real-life mock-up(实物模拟)of the game in a city center .Nokin also used the game in Malaysia to promote an attempt to set a world record for the largest number of people playing a single mobile game. Angry Birds has even inspired works of philosophical analogy(哲学类比).A five-part essay with the title“ Angry Birds Yoga(瑜伽)---How to Eliminate the Green Pigs in Your Life” was written by Giridhari Dasar in Brazil ,utilizing the characters and game play mechanics to interpret various concepts of yoga philosophy. The piece attracted much media attention for its unique method of philosophical presentation.

1.What is the purpose of the passage?

A.To explain how the video game Angry Birds was devised.

B.To investigated why Angry Birds has quickly become well-liked.

C.To introduce Angry Birds characters in TV programs and advertisements.

D.To report on the spread of Angry Birds in different media around the world . 2.Which of the following is closed in meaning to the word “viral “in Paragraph 2?

A.apparent B.popular C.exciting D.disgusting

3.According to the text, Which of the following persons is good at playing Angry Birds?

A.Salman Rushdie B.Conan O’Brien C.Giridhari Dasar D.Daniel Tosh

4.Which of the following is TRUE about the use of Angry Birds according to the text?

A.It has been used by UK Prime Minister to explain political issues.

B.Its characters are used in advertisements mainly for Apple’s products.

C.It has been developed into a film about the life of a Brazilian yoga master.

D.Its real-life mock-up has appeared in an advertisement for mobile phones.

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1.推理题,由第二段第二行have appeared in television programs throughout the world.和第三段第一句Angry Birds and its characters have also been featured in advertisements in different forms可以推出答案,故选C。

2.推理题。由后面的句子getting viewers from all around the world可以推出答案,.所以选B。

3.细节题,由第三段倒数第三行Conan, The Daily Show, and Dash. O. Some of the game’s more famous fans include Prime Minister David Cameron of UK, who plays the iPad version of the game, and author Salman Rushdie, who is believed to be “something of a master at Angry Birds.可以知道选A

4.推理题,由倒数第二段倒数第二行a T-Mobile advertisement filmed in Spain included a real-life mock-up(实物模拟)of the game in a city center可以推出答案,所以选D

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