JUST READ IT Answers: Why Hong Kong children have fallen behind in science race, and the volunteers pushing them to catch up [February 7, 2018]

JUST READ IT Answers: Why Hong Kong children have fallen behind in science race, and the volunteers pushing them to catch up [February 7, 2018]

1. because many students took part, which means there is interest in science and technology

2. C

3. The winning invention was a cheap, recyclable gel that can absorb oil, for example from oil spills. 

4. (i) buzz-phrase

(ii) enthusiasts

(iii) vibrant

5. exciting/ adventurous/interesting/fascinating/amazing/great/stimulating/important

6. A

7. Any two of: 

(i) He went on to Intel Isef/an international competition and won the second prize.

(ii) He was named “son of the star” by local media.

(iii) He had a planet named after him.

(iv) He was accepted to HKUST.

(v) He now runs a succesful tech company.

8. In the last two paragraphs, the tone becomes critical/ more pessimistic/less optimistic/less encouraging

9. B

10. Even though more people these days know about Stem subjects, it is difficult for Stem programmes to get any money. 

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