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Elephants never forget #1 (permalink) Mon Sep 19, 2011 14:42 pm   Elephants never forget
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #173 "Elephants: Vocabulary Practice (2)", question 8

Elephants exhibit several ......... that are similar to human actions. For example, elephants are able to show compassion, create art, and experience grief.

(a) war maneuvers
(b) measurements
(c) behaviors
(d) sciences

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #173 "Elephants: Vocabulary Practice (2)", answer 8

Elephants exhibit several behaviors that are similar to human actions. For example, elephants are able to show compassion, create art, and experience grief.

Correct answer: (c) behaviors

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Please, tell me. Is there any difference between sympathy and compassion. And my second question. What is 'experience grief'. Is this nostalgia for?

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Elephants never forget #2 (permalink) Tue Sep 20, 2011 2:24 am   Elephants never forget
 

Sympathy is more an intellectual activity; compassion comes entirely from the heart.
'Experience grief' = grieve, be sorrowful
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