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    could be used in the art of painting.(

    This is a test question, and a is the answer, but doesn't "could" also make sense as a lower possibility? Is it because it has to be a definite one?

    Choose an awkward one => Answer :a
    a)There are different types of media that could be used in the art of painting.(could=>can)
    b)Artists do not have to limit themselves to a single medium, although they may favor one type over another.
    c)Before choosing a specific medium, artists first decide on the theme of their painting and the subject they wish to paint.
    d)They also consider the characteristics of various painting media, such as texture and drying time.

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    Re: could be used in the art of painting.(

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    This is a test question, and a is the answer, but doesn't "could" also make sense as a lower possibility? Is it because it has to be a definite one?

    Choose an awkward one => Answer :a
    a)There are different types of media that could be used in the art of painting.(could=>can)
    b)Artists do not have to limit themselves to a single medium, although they may favor one type over another.
    c)Before choosing a specific medium, artists first decide on the theme of their painting and the subject they wish to paint.
    d)They also consider the characteristics of various painting media, such as texture and drying time.
    If these sentences were combined to form a paragraph, only the first sentence would be "awkward". Even so, sentence a) is possible, and it's only the right answer because none of the other sentences are awkward at all.

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