The question is make "Elle s'est maquillée" negative. The following two responses each have a spelling mistake but one is considered "nearly right" and the other is considered incorrect. The answers are "S'est-elle maquillee" and "S'est-elle maquillé". I don't see the difference in the context of the question! Why aren't both "nearly right"?
S'est-elle maquillée? = Did she put her make up on?
is a question so were you being asked to turn it into a negative question, in which case it would be -
Ne s'est-elle pas maquillée? = Didn't she put her make up on?
in all those cases, maquillée would have an -e at the end to agree with 'elle'.
Hope this helps!
The point is that for people who know the right answer, it is a spelling mistake. For someone who doesn't it's a grammatical mistake. I know it can be frustrating when you know the right answer but slipped or missed a letter. But the computer grading your answer doesn't know that. Therefore you need to get it right to be graded as correct.
You wrote that the task was to negate the sentence. But neither of the two answers you quote are a negation. It seems you were looking for the inverted form of questions. Just for posterior reference, here is the negation:
Elle s'est maquillée. -- She put on makeup.Elle ne s'est pas maquillée. -- She didn't put on makeup.
Seems to be waste of time asking questions about why Kwizik over penalise simple spelling mistakes.
I really don't like how this lesson is explained. Colour codes are good but I find it very difficult to translate the sense of of the description. I think it could be revised to give some improvement. Just my constructive criticism and pov as a learner
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