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Question 1: A 2006 study by the Canadian Undergraduate Survey Consortium released earlier in 2007 found students at the ________ got lower marks on average than their counterparts at Carleton and Ryerson.
The Royal Conservatory of MusicLeslie L. Dan Pharmacy BuildingVarsity StadiumUniversity of Toronto Scarborough

Question 2: For example, the following quote about lax standards from a ________ report in 1894 has been used to claim that grade inflation has been a longstanding issue: "Grades A and B are sometimes given too readily ...
Rutgers UniversityHarvard UniversityHarvard CrimsonBrown University

Question 3: In the fall 2009, ________ (SFU) changed its requirements so that high school students only need to pass the English 12 provincial exam.
Trinity Western UniversitySimon Fraser UniversityThompson Rivers UniversityKwantlen Polytechnic University

Question 4: In 2009, a study was conducted at the ________ to investigate the phenomenon of grade inflation on its campus.
St. Jerome's UniversityConrad Grebel University CollegeUniversity of WaterlooSt. Paul's United College

Question 5: In recent years, ________ had earned itself a reputation for awarding some of the highest average marks among the top American universities.
Princeton UniversityPrinceton TigersHarvard UniversityRutgers University

Question 6: ________: The Dangerous Myth of Grade Inflation
Progressive educationConstructivism (learning theory)Alfie KohnJohn Dewey

Question 7: In a separate analysis of grades at ________, the onset of grade inflation in the 1980s corresponds with the onset of mandatory course evaluations.
The Daily Collegian (Penn State)Pennsylvania State UniversityState College, PennsylvaniaPenn State Nittany Lions

Question 8: ________: Series on Grade Deflation
Princeton UniversityNassau WeeklyUniversity Cottage ClubThe Daily Princetonian

Question 9: The ________ has been cited as a particularly egregious case in point.
University of FloridaLouisiana State UniversityUniversity of AlabamaUniversity of South Carolina

Question 10: It is frequently discussed in relation to U.S. education, and to GCSEs and A levels in ________.
ScotlandEngland and WalesEnglish lawUnited Kingdom


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