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1. B 2. tradition 3. The herbs in the tea are meant to relieve the humidity and heat within the human body. 4. (i) regulates the circulation of the body’s qi
1. C 2. A 3. She wrote Facebook posts criticising the government and Leung Chun-ying using foul language. 4. She cried and stopped going out. 5. difficulty/ trouble
1. A2. It is seen as a symbol of wealth.3. Because it contains mercury and dangerous toxins.4. C5. (i) T (ii) NG (iii) F
Both teachers and students have said this year’s DSE economics exam was just as tough as last year’s, with many questions testing students on their ability to accurately analyse diagrams and to apply economic concepts to current issues.
Tutors and students say some of the DSE questions this year were very much like those found in the HKALE accounting paper
Teachers and students have said this year’s DSE biology exam was a lot like last year’s, with Paper 1B testing students on their ability to analyse data and to use their experiment-based knowledge.
This year’s DSE history exam is tougher than last year’s, with more tricky questions that test students’ ability to read accurately.
Students had to combine historical knowledge with answering techniques like comparisons and map-reading skills.
Students would not have had any surprises from this year’s DSE maths exam, which was similar to last year’s, students and teachers said.
Teachers and students said that this year’s DSE English Language exam focused on how much candidates cared about social issues.
When it comes to test day, you know what you know. The hard part is getting over the anxiety.