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Test incompl/inter-222, User's Answer 3 #1 (permalink) Sat Aug 04, 2012 13:59 pm   Test incompl/inter-222, User's Answer 3
 

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ESL/EFL Test #222 "Confusing Words test (5)", question 3

As the chocolate chip cookies baked in the oven, a delicious ......... filled the entire house.

(a) cent
(b) scent
(c) sent
(d) send

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ESL/EFL Test #222 "Confusing Words test (5)", answer 3

As the chocolate chip cookies baked in the oven, a delicious scent filled the entire house.

Correct answer: (b) scent

Your answer was: correct
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Shouldn't it be with ,,were'':
As the chocolate chip cookies were baked in the oven...

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Test incompl/inter-222, User's Answer 3 #2 (permalink) Sat Aug 04, 2012 14:15 pm   Test incompl/inter-222, User's Answer 3
 

'were' is not needed.
'to bake' is a verb in its own right.

'were baked...' relates to the act of baking. (the cookies were baked to perfection)
'Baked' relates directly to the cookies. (the cookies baked slowly)
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