The command term elaborate, expand and elaborate in a question is every student’s nightmare.
Students find ingenious ways to tackle such questions during an exam.
It is saddening that the current education system tests the ability to fill lines instead of sharpening knowledge.
The purpose of an exam should be effective communication between the examiner and the student. Effective communication is achieved via simple answers that entail appropriate concepts and not sentences that drive home the same point in different words.