Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word or phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks from 26 to 30.
Many people say that schooldays are the best days of their life, and they often feel that this should be a period of enjoyment. (26)……… , exams often make them unhappy, and many students prefer having no exams at all. They say the exams (27)…….. they have to take often make them worried, and they have no time to relax. Others, on the other hand, say that exams help students study better. They will have to study throughout the year, and if they do well, they will become more (28)…….. studying.
There are (29)…….. students who prefer only final exams. They say that they have to work hard for two months a year and so they have more time for their leisure activities. They think that this is a better way of (30)…………. students’ knowledge and ability in the subjects they are studying.
(Adapted from Complete First for Schools by Brook-Hart, Hutchison, Passmore and Uddin)
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Correct answer: D