Why aren't there more questions for testing this?

CrystalMaidenC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Why aren't there more questions for testing this?

There's like ten billion different animal names on this article alone, and yet only 7 are tested: chatte, lionceau, lionne, chat, jument, lapine, chienne. I've got 100% and I still don't feel anywhere near aced at it. It's frustrating.
Asked 1 year ago
StevenB1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Probably because in daily speech it's not that critical to know the term for many of these, such as baby horse. English is my native tongue and I never even heard of the word foal. 

But if you're so inclined to learn them all, make flashcards and test yourself. It's not that difficult. 

CrystalMaidenC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
Can they just say, " female horse, " in French, for example, or " baby horse, " and skip over all those extra terms entirely? I mean, in English we don't usually call a female dog its name, we just say female dog.
StevenB1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Good question. I think we should definitely know the difference for some of the more common animals like chien et chienne, but for the less common ones I don't know, unfortunately. 

In my personal opinion I wouldn't get too hung up on this particular lesson unless you're planning on studying zoology or something in France. The vocabulary will come in time. 

RebeccaB2Kwiziq community member
Yes, I wish there were more practice questions for each lesson. I would have at least 5 questions, ideally 10. That way, I would feel like I'd really learned the material. Two questions just doesn't seem like enough.

Why aren't there more questions for testing this?

There's like ten billion different animal names on this article alone, and yet only 7 are tested: chatte, lionceau, lionne, chat, jument, lapine, chienne. I've got 100% and I still don't feel anywhere near aced at it. It's frustrating.

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