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    Default All students have been given two marks

    All students have been given two marks regardless of their answer, ----------- some parents and students in top schools remain unsatisfied.

    A) whereas
    B) in contrast
    C) nonetheless
    D) on the contrary
    E) however


    Key is A, but there is not comparing of two facts, we don't know if others are satisfied or not.What do you say?

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    Default Re: All students have been given two marks

    Only C and E could be correct.

    Even then, the comma should be a semicolon.

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    Default Re: All students have been given two marks

    I thought E

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    Default Re: All students have been given two marks

    C and E both work. A does not. I agree with Rover - a semicolon is required.

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    Default Re: All students have been given two marks

    I don't understand what "two marks" signifies. Is that good or bad?

    Unless it's talking about the former German currency.

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    Default Re: All students have been given two marks

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    I don't understand what "two marks" signifies. Is that good or bad?
    Is it worth worrying about? The composer of that test has no real idea of English anyway.

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