JUST READ IT Answers: All you need is love … in maths: HK educators come up with a way to interest students in the subject [January 16, 2019]
1. B 2. (i) geeks (ii) nerds 3. Maths Romance is meant to create interest in a subject that some people find boring. 4. 7,531 5. (i) NG
HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Hong Kong elderly and young volunteers connect through Habitat for Humanity’s home services [January 15, 2019]
1. They are people who cannot maintain their homes because they are low-income and/or senior citizens.
1. C 2. inevitable airborne future for short-range transport with vertical take-off and landing 3. i) Tii) Fiii) Fiv) NG
HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: The mental dangers of a cluttered home, and how to avoid the anxiety it causes [January 8, 2019]
1. C 2. B 3. hoarding 4. B 5. A
Opening hours of study rooms at Hong Kong Public Libraries extended; applications for priority admission now open
Applications for admission cards begin today, priority will be given to candidates of major public exams or professional exams.
JUST READ IT Answers: The art of regifting: tips and etiquette for Hongkongers with presents they don’t want [December 19, 2018]
1. C 2. It’s a great option when you’re on a budget (1) and can help clear space in your home 3. Something that one person considers not valuable (important) may be considered valuable (important) by someone else
HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: The Chinese-West African restaurant in London that earned a Michelin star in just a year [December 19, 2018]
1. B 2. Chan thinks of/imagines a dish and what it looks/tastes like; Chan and Hassan-Odukale both cook it and compare it to Chan’s idea 3. They don’t care if people like their food/they don’t make efforts to accommodate them
1. (i) ancient (ii) plucked (iii) conjure 2. a luxury/something available only to the wealthy/powerful people in society /something only rich and/or powerful people can afford
HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Papua New Guinea’s chairing of Apec spells progress, despite the expense on Maseratis and Bentleys [December 11, 2018]
1. C 2. They are isolated/separated from the reality of people’s lives/poverty people experience in Port Moresby/PNG/their own economies.
JUST READ IT Answers: Hong Kong’s ambulance services are busier than ever, but abuse of the facility can prove costly [December 5, 2018]
1. crew 2. one family member or friend 3. i) NG ii) F iii) NG iv) T 4. i) randomly ii) penalties