https://www.duolingo.com/Anneysha7

Timed Practice

I had just taken a 'Timed Practice' for the Swedish Course (Basics 1). I am aware that Timed Practices are 20 questions long.

However, when I took the Swedish Timed Practice (for Basics 1), I got 21 questions.

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I am not sure whether 21 questions are common, or it is a bug. Could you clarify this for me?

Thanks!

May 4, 2016

11 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/farfettillejl

I don't know if it's a bug or not, but for the record I've had the same thing happen with Polish a few times, so you're not the only one.

(Personally, if it's some sort of A/B test I hope they stick with 20 questions... one reason I like the timed practices is that the number of questions is always nice and tound)

May 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Anneysha7

Thanks for your reply! I don't really mind if the number of questions is increased (Increased Questions = More Practice = Fluency). However, 20 questions are an ideal set as they are really convenient and quick to do.

May 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Lrtward

I have no answer either but it happened to me yesterday (I think) in the French for English speakers course.

May 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Anneysha7

French for English? Looks like this is happening in different courses.

Thank you for your response!! :-)

May 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/remoonline

I have had it happen once or twice in the Spanish for English speakers course. I would put it as an application glitch.

May 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Anneysha7

Maybe, it's not a glitch ( I can't say for sure) but an A/B test which was mentioned by farfettillejl. But, this remains a mystery for now at least!

Thank you for your response!! :-)

May 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Nadya222

I, personally, have experienced some timed (practice) tests where there were only 19 questions. It's not something that I, personally, am concerned about. Happy Learning!

May 5, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Anneysha7

Thank you for your response!! :)

May 5, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Manish.MI

Even I had experienced these in Portuguese . However in German I do only 18 !

May 5, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Parham3679srsr

The same thing happened just now in the Italian for English course in the Household skill. :)

May 6, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/MelvilQ

It seems to me that you get an extra point if you finish with more than 30 seconds remaining time on the clock.

June 6, 2016
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