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Monday, February 05, 2018

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1)T =These plastics(harbour toxic substances) are pervasive in marine environments

2)T =Even the largest marine creatures are vulnerable to tiny fragments of plastic
# This is tricky for me.The statement did not say 'the most likely', however, there is a word 'EVEN'. So I marked as True.

3)NG =The statement did not mention 'the ONLY fish' and the statement pointed 'the largest fish in the world – are ingesting microplastics in alarming quantities.'

4) F = disposable coffee cups have also been in the firing line which means disposable cups have NOT been banned yet

5)T = there is still a lot they do not know =Scientists are yet to discover

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1) Harmful microplastics are widespread in the world’s oceans and seas.

These plastics are pervasive in marine environments, and they are known to harbour toxic substances such as heavy metals and phthalates.

These plastics (they are known to harbour toxic substances...) - harmful microplastics;
widespread - pervasive;
marine environments - world's oceans and seas;
From there 1 is True


1) Harmful microplastics are widespread in the world’s oceans and seas.

These plastics are pervasive in marine environments, and they are known to harbour toxic substances such as heavy metals and phthalates.

These plastics (they are known to harbour toxic substances...) - harmful microplastics;
widespread - pervasive;
marine environments - world's oceans and seas;
From there 1 is True


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CORRECT ANSWERS FROM SIMON:

1. True

widespread in oceans and seas = pervasive in marine environments.

2. Not given

No information about which fish are MORE at risk.

3. Not given

No information about other types of fish.

4. False

"In the firing line" means they are a TARGET for banning, but implies that they haven't been banned yet.

5. True

yet to discover how serious = still a lot they do not know about the magnitude of its impact

Dear Simon
3)question ,the only fish that ingest micro plastic are those that swallow water.
Paragraph says .....
Even the largest marine creatures are vulnerable to tiny plastics.....

Sooo can't the answer beNO

Regards
Veda

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Hi Veda,

Not all marine creatures are fish. For example, as in the paragraph, just the whale shark is a type of fish. So it seems that the answer should be NO. However, to tell the truth, I am also so confused with the answer.

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