The week before final exams last semester, I did a blog post called "How to Fail a Test with Dignity," about some hilarious answers students have written on tests. One of my readers sent me an e-mail with more test questions and answers. I'm a little suspicious as to the authenticity of these for several reasons — none of the questions have a number in front of them, the font looks about the same on all the "tests," and the handwriting in several appears to be the same. Maybe the originator had a list of test questions and the answers given, and then tried to re-create them. Whatever, they are funny and I pass them on to you, my dear readers.
In one of the answers in the previous post, a students drew an elephant and said the object in the test question would not continue to move because an elephant was in the way. Another student tried to use that same dumb answer, but with even less success — the teacher noticed a missing (de)tail:
WARNING: As you continue to read this post, be sure you are somewhere where you can laugh out loud, in case some of these strike you really funny. These read almost like a series of one-liners.
Spelling can be so important — don't doubt the power of a single letter....
Teachers need to word their questions very carefully.
Some students draw more on their own common sense and experience than on the facts discussed in class.
Other students try to use their deductive powers, which often results in wrong conclusions.
Some students are masters of evasion.
Being a child of the 60's, I can't help smiling at the following evasive maneuver.
I'm eager to read your reactions to some of these test answers.
"But for God, hopeless. With God, nothing is impossible." - Drew Conley
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