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What is the difference ?
He passed exam with flying colors, which means that he studied hard
He passed exam with flying colors, meaning that he studied hard
Note that it's 'He passed the exam ...'
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Or "He passed his exam(s) ..."
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There's a flaw with the logic. The teacher could have prepared a very easy exam, or by luck, the questions might have been on the fraction of the material he studies.
I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.