Tradução de Texto do vestibular - ITA

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PessoALL,

vou prestar vestibular daqui alguns meses, estou estudando ingles por conta própria. Gostaria que vocês me ajudassem na tradução desse texto do ITA.
Não entendi muita coisa desse texto :?

thanks!

Anyone who has ever had a bad hair day, when looking like a latter-day Medusa makes you feel cranky and antisocial and plodding, can sympathize with the Oakland Raiders - and not because the players get helmet hair. The Raiders alternated between mostly black and mostly white uniforms, depending on whether they were playing at home or away. Knowing that appearance affects people's mood and outlook, psychologists wondered whether uniform color influenced the Raiders' aggressiveness. Using data from the 1970s and 1980s, they found that the team racked up way more penalty yards - a measure of aggression - when they wore black than when they wore white, for infractions both minor (encroachment) and major (roughing the kicker). The pattern held even when the scientists took into account different conditions and styles of play at home and away. But while the 1988 finding has become a classic in psychology, the explanation remains controversial. Do referees, because of black's cultural baggage, see black-clad players as meaner and badder than those in, say, baby blue? Or does wearing black make players see themselves as tougher and meaner - and therefore cause them to play that way?
Jeremy Bailenson and Nick Yee of Stanford University had this and other classic studies in mind when they started wondering about the effect of being able to alter one's appearance. They weren't going to study wardrobe choices, however. Their quarry is avatars, digital representations of players in such games as Second Life. "Your physical appearance changes how people treat you," says Bailenson. "But independent of that, when you perceive yourself in a certain way, you act differently." He and Yee call it "the Proteus effect," after the shape-changing Greek god. The effect of appearance on behavior, they find, carries over from the virtual world to the real one, with intriguing consequences. (…)

1. Assinale a opção em que o referente do pronome está INCORRETO.
A ( ) they (linha 6) em they found that – raiders
B ( ) they (linha 6) em they wore black – raiders
C ( ) them (linha 12) em cause them to play – players
D ( ) Their (linha 15) em their quarry – Bailenson and Yee’s
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1 resposta

Henry Cunha 10070 3 16 179
A única possivel resposta seria B, mas mesmo essa não está errada. "Team" sendo o referente, pode ser "it" ou "them". É um desses substantivos que pode ser entendido como singular ou plural.

Frequentemente no Guardian página esportiva nos deparamos com "England have won the championship," por exemplo. Referências a equipes podem ser no plural:

"…A bullish Sir Alex Ferguson has claimed Manchester United have the armoury to hurt Barcelona at Wembley on 28 May and will not be cowed by memories of their last Champions League final encounter with the Catalans."
http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2011 ... NTCMP=SRCH

Mas se o seu problema é o entendimento básico desse texto, então talvez seja uma prova um pouco difícil demais pra tentar agora.