Julia is watching a Tom Cruise movie, there are four answers:-
1.It is very good - Il est très bon - agreed
2.He is very good - Il est très bon - Only if you are referring to Tom Cruise
3.She is very good - Elle est très bonne - Julia might not like Tom Cruise so she might be very good in watching it............
4.I can't remember the last answer offhand but it does have an instance where it COULD be correct.
The point is that other than answer 1 the other options are ALL options and may all be correct in certain circumstances. The ONLY certain answer to this particular question is the first one, all others are possible but are liable to return a partially correct result depending upon the way in which the question is viewed. I submit that it may NOT be the best question for this exercise.
I think the question you are referring to is:
«Julie regarde un film de Tom Cruise. Il est très bon» means:
a) Julie is watching a Tom Cruise movie. It is very good
b) Julie is watching a Tom Cruise movie. He is very good
c) Julie is watching a Tom Cruise movie. She is very good
d) Julie is watching a Tom Cruise movie. They are very good
Only a) and b) are possible because "Il" means "he"/"it". It cannot mean "She" or "They".
I agree that 1 and 2 are possibilities and 3 and 4 are not, however, I agree with the sentiment.
Depending on interpretation, it's possible to be blind to some of the possibilities, and it's a language learning exercise, not a riddle!
Unfortunately, it's the sort of thing that leads to motivation killing frustration.
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