Drawn together in practice

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More than 10,000 Chinese students took part in a mock fine arts exam at six venues in Hebei province on Sunday. The biggest venue was a stadium (above) at a university, which hosted more than 2,000 students. The mock exam was designed to let students experience the atmosphere of a real test and evaluate their performance ahead of the provincial exam on Dec 10. 

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 01, 2016, with the headline 'Drawn together in practice'. Print Edition | Subscribe