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10-23-2012 10:01 PM

Topic tags/keywords: laughter humour humor funny fun entertainment

Just a few of the answers teachers have come across when marking tests.

Enjoy!

-- Andy -- "I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." (Michelangelo)


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#1 posted 10-23-2012 10:04 PM

Awesome. Just awesome.

-- I love Jeeps

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#2 posted 10-23-2012 10:07 PM

Very cute

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 10-23-2012 10:14 PM

Can’t get enough of these!

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#4 posted 10-23-2012 10:28 PM

A first grade girl handed in the drawing below for a homework assignment.

After it was graded and the child brought it home, she returned to school the next day with the following note:

Dear Ms. Davis,

I want to be very clear on my child’s illustration. It is NOT of me on a dance pole on a stage in a strip joint. I work at Home Depot and had commented to my daughter how much money we made in the recent snowstorm. This photo is of me selling a shovel.

Mrs. Harrington

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS251

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#5 posted 10-23-2012 10:30 PM

Nice.

-- Andy -- "I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." (Michelangelo)

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#6 posted 10-23-2012 11:14 PM

very funny!!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#7 posted 10-23-2012 11:24 PM

I teach high school math for a living. That one on binomial expansion rings a bell!!!

-- jay, www.allaboutastro.com

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#8 posted 10-24-2012 12:44 AM

You know, if I was a teacher I’d have to give some of these credit because they do, in fact, answer the question. I value the creativity.

-- I love Jeeps

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#9 posted 10-24-2012 12:52 AM

Oh my, looks like some of my test answers.

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#10 posted 10-24-2012 01:04 AM

I think I saw an application of #2B on the Coyote and Roadrunner show. Unfortunately for the coyote, the roadrunner’s spring at the bottom of the long gutter didn’t obey conservation of energy, and the rock came all the way back up past the top and nailed the coyote.

-- "A man may conduct himself well in both adversity and good fortune, but if you want to test his character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln

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#11 posted 10-24-2012 01:10 AM

I’ve seen that before, and it never gets old. Thank-you, I had a bad day today and I needed that!

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#12 posted 10-24-2012 02:18 AM

They don’t get any better in college either.
During my year as a TA I had to read some really bad answers.
q: What is bronze made of a: Diluted gold
q: What did the Athenian use to build their fleet a: Silver from the [Larium] mines (this was a correct answer)
followup q: What were the ships made of a: silver from the mines.
These were classics that I don’t think I’ll ever forget.

Worst was the bonus questions in a Roman archaeology class.
They were 1. What is the color of Napolean’s white horse. 2.Who is buried in Grant’s tomb? (Mrs grant would have been accepted). 3. What holiday are we about to celebrate? (exam was given the day before Easter break). and 4. What class is this? which was actually on the top of the front of the exam.
Only 11 people out of a class of 150 actually got all of them correct.

-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse

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#13 posted 10-24-2012 04:40 AM

A very close friend of mine taught a high school shop and on a test he asked “on what stroke does a file cut?”
The funniest answer was “on the thirty-second stroke”

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I took a calculus final with the instruction written on the test were “read all of the questions, pick one to answer, sign you name, give yourself an A, turn in the test paper, and leave the room quietly”.
It was amazing how few people actually read the complete instructions. And I was not one of them!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#14 posted 10-24-2012 01:00 PM

Very funny stuff.

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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#15 posted 10-24-2012 09:29 PM

I had to take one once on the aztec gods which were originally all designated with single letters A-Z. The professor handed out a paper with 20 of the gods in 2 rows, marked off 10 and we had to name them. I figured the prof couldn’t really expect the class to memorize all the aztec names nor to try and actually memorize over 20 god images out of context. Therefore I assumed they were all in alphabetical order and the ones marked were whichever was next in line. My A was the only passing grade on the exam.

-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse

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