Two answers correct, but only one given

HarryC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Two answers correct, but only one given

My comment is similar to Elizabeth's, so I hope your response will also be similar.

My answer to...

À ce moment-là, les étoiles ________ dans le ciel.

was "sont apparus". This is wrong because I didn't know that étoiles is feminine. But the only correction given was "ont apparu".

Asked 2 months ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Harry,

When you answer a test question asking you to fill in a blank space, it will give you the answer(s) that is ticked correct for the same test question in its multiple-choice format. Here, only "ont apparu" is correct in this multiple-choice format.

However, I will discuss this point further with my colleagues.

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

This has been asked before. The consensus seems to be that both versions -- être apparu and avoir apparu -- are correct. The difference being that être apparu focuses on the state of having appeared, whereas avoir apparu emphasizes the process of appearing.

Two answers correct, but only one given

My comment is similar to Elizabeth's, so I hope your response will also be similar.

My answer to...

À ce moment-là, les étoiles ________ dans le ciel.

was "sont apparus". This is wrong because I didn't know that étoiles is feminine. But the only correction given was "ont apparu".

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