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    Default Reading Comprehension

    Hi Teachers,

    I was doing the reading comprenhension quiz, unfortunatelly the web page doesn't allow me to paste the link here

    and arose a question after I read this:
    Airbus orders unveiled on Monday included Qatar Airways confirming a $16bn order for 80 A350 Airbus planes and ordering three A380 super-jumbos for about $750m.

    The question is Qatar Airways ordered, so I chose 83 planes because are 80 planes of a model and 3 of another (that's what I thought) but I got that answer wrong because the page display me the answer was 3 planes.

    I'm confused because of I don't know whether either the web page result is wrong or not

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    Default Re: Reading Comprehension

    Quote Originally Posted by asantamariat View Post
    I was doing the a reading comprenhension quiz. u Unfortunatelly, the web page doesn't allow me to paste the link here, and arose a question after I read this question appeared/was asked:
    Airbus orders unveiled on Monday included Qatar Airways confirming a $16bn order for 80 A350 Airbus planes and ordering three A380 super-jumbos for about $750m.

    The question is "Qatar Airways ordered ...", so I chose '83 planes' because there are 80 planes of a one model and 3 of another (that's what I thought), but I got that answer wrong because the page display told me the answer was '3 planes'.

    I'm confused because of I don't know whether either the web page result is wrong or not
    Qatar Airwats ordered only three planes. They confirmed an order for 80. Personally, I don't like the question. If they confirmed an order for the 80, then I think it is not unreasonable to say that they ordered 83, if the initial order needed confirmation.
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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    Default Re: Reading Comprehension

    Quote Originally Posted by asantamariat View Post
    I was doing the reading comprenhension quiz, unfortunatelly the web page doesn't allow me to paste the link here
    You can't post links until you have posted ten times- it's a security feature to make things harder for spammers.

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    Thanks for your answers

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