pergunta:The text says that "Bradbury s novel no longer seems set in a distant future" (par.2) because:
a) it described the moment of the invention of televisions, computers and the Internet. b) it was written in the nineteen fifties, therefore it now belongs to a distant past. c) it predicted the invention of televisions and computers, which are now widely used by common people. d) our society relies so much on computers and TV that books may eventually be burned. e) the information revolution has brought to our daily lives the fictitious environment of the novel.
pergunta:According to paragraph 3, Johannes Gutenberg:
a) lived in the fourteenth century. b) fought against the industrial revolution. c) had the ambition to produce handwritten Bibles. d) wished that the price of handwritten Bibles became lower. e) invented the movable type, literacy and scientific knowledge.
pergunta:The words WHICH (ref.2) and THEM (ref.3) refer, respectively, to:
a) Ray Bradbury s - daily lives. b) Ray Bradbury - information technologies. c) Ray Bradbury s - changes in our daily lives. d) Fahrenheit 451 - new information technologies. e) Fahrenheit 451 - changes.
pergunta:Mark the change brought by the telephone according to the fourth paragraph of the text.
a) Many people lost interest in letter writing. b) Relatives and friends stopped receiving calls. c) Handwritten envelopes became popular. d) The mailboxes became forever empty. e) The joy of handwritten envelopes disappeared.
pergunta:Check the item that states the function of some of the paragraphs.
a) Paragraph 1 describes in detail the plot of Ray Bradbury s Fahrenheit 451. b) Paragraph 2 gives technical details about how computers work. c) Paragraph 3 shows us where information technologies are taking us. d) Paragraph 4 explains why people stopped writing letters to friends and relatives. e) Paragraph 5 describes how television and computer technology are affecting our lives.