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    An exam question from Turkey

    (1)Surfing is a surface water sport,history of which goes back to 1770s when Captain Cook first witnessed surfing in Hawaii.(II)Surfing traditionally appeals to young people with a relaxed outlook on life. (III)Main attraction of the sport for the young people is its simplicity. (IV)The hereos of the surfing community are the poeple who live only to travel and surf.( V)What a surfer needs is only a surfboard,a wetsuit and a way of getting to beach

    Which sentence does contradict the content integrity of the passage?

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    Re: An exam question from Turkey

    Hello Unreg,

    For me, "people who live only to travel and surf" mildly contradicts "people with a relaxed outlook on life", as the former implies a certain obsessiveness.

    But someone else may have a better answer.

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    Re: An exam question from Turkey

    (1) Surfing is a surface water sport, the history of which goes back to 1770s when Captain Cook first witnessed surfing in Hawaii.

    (II) Surfing traditionally appeals to young people with a relaxed outlook on life.

    (III) The main attraction of the sport for young people is its simplicity.

    (IV) The hereos of the surfing community are the people who live only to travel and surf.

    (V) What a surfer needs is only a surfboard, a wetsuit and a way of getting to beach.

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