A curious case is the dispute that Shanghai pencil manufacturer has undertaken against several stationery storesand companies in Chengdu for the trade of fake pencils.
The pencil involved is Chung Hwa 2B, usedfor college entrance exams in China, for example in the test at the NationalCollege Entrance Examination and other important examinations.
The use of fake pen has a high impact. It happens, indeed, that the machine isn’t able to read all the answers. The China Writing Instrument Association has conducted a research which proves that asheet filled with fake pencil had 20 scores less than the one’s written with authentic pencil.
As it is known, the every single point ismuch important because even one could be a match point for stand the test. So,the fact could have significant consequences for the exam results.