The question in the lesson uses the word deep. The correct answer was "Profondeur"?

GordonC1Kwiziq community member

The question in the lesson uses the word deep. The correct answer was "Profondeur"?

Profond = deep.  Profondeur = depth.  Please explain the question in this lesson.

Asked 11 months ago
MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

These are not specific, literal translations. Basically in English we can say 'x is 5 metres deep' or 'x is (or has) 5 metres (in/of) depth' and in French «(faire) 5 metres de profondeur» or «(être) profond/e/s de 5 metres», without any significant difference in meaning. If it was a single choice quiz, only 1 of the correct answers is presented, which doesn't mean the other is wrong. On multichoice, usually the 2 correct options would be presented. 

CécileKwiziq team member

Hi Gordon,

Can you post the actual question as it all depends on context...

MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

There is nothing in the lesson that indicates context is important in deciding between the options presented. If context is important, expansion either in the lesson or here in the forum would be useful.

The question in the lesson uses the word deep. The correct answer was "Profondeur"?

Profond = deep.  Profondeur = depth.  Please explain the question in this lesson.

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