HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Family claims Indonesian man lived to 146. Here’s what science says [May 23, 2017]
1. death 2. Sodimejo’s purported/supposed birth date is 30 years before local birth records began (so there is no way to check if it's true). 3. C 4. A
JUST READ IT Answers: Miss Hong Kong winner Crystal Fung on gap years, online hate, and dreaming big [May 17, 2017]
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
JUST READ IT Answers: ‘Imagine eating a panda’: wildlife campaigners urge Hongkongers to give up shark fin [May 10, 2017]
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
This year’s HKDSE Economics exam required understanding of current issues and is as tough as last year’s
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.
2017 HKDSE Business, Accounting and Financial Studies exam remarkably similar to the HKALE accounting exam
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.
HKDSE history exam not repeating itself - 2017's test tougher than last year's with tricky parts to test reading accuracy
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.