the arduous task

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #854 [color=blue]“African Wildebeest”, question 7

The wildebeest must cross the Mara River to reach their destination, nervously on the shore before attempting the ardous task of crossing swift currents. Then as if receiving a flaggers’s signal, they suddenly begin the exodus, with none staying behind on the shore.

(a) congregating
(b) completing
© convincing
(d) conniving

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #854 [color=blue]“African Wildebeest”, answer 7

The wildebeest must cross the Mara River to reach their destination, congregating nervously on the shore before attempting the ardous task of crossing swift currents. Then as if receiving a flaggers’s signal, they suddenly begin the exodus, with none staying behind on the shore.

Correct answer: (a) congregating

Your answer was: [color=green]correct
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Hello Everyone,
I have found a mistake, look at below: “The wildebeest must cross the Mara River to reach their destination, congregating nervously on the shore before attempting the ardous task of crossing swift currents. Then as if receiving a flaggers’s signal, they suddenly begin the exodus, with none staying behind on the shore.”

It should be “arduous” instead of “ardous”
For more information, go to this link:

oald8.oxfordlearnersdictionaries … ry/arduous

Kind regards,

The link isn’t necessary, Mickhael.
Unfortunately corrections are not being picked up at the moment:
Why test errors are not being corrected.

I know, however, anyone who does the test want to know if the answer, word and sentence have correctly written. That’s why we have made some comments about it and another user who will do the test, will understand. That’s important for learners to understand it.

Kind regards