Some of the Funniest Exam Answers: Stuff You Wish You Could Have Written

All of us have been through this. Exam. It’s a nightmare. Who loves exams? I hate them. Now when it’s over for me, it seems to be so funny, but when I studied at the university it wasn’t really funny. I am sure that all of us wish to write something like this, and there are people who can do that. Just look at these answers, they are amazing!



1. Where is the x?

2. An elephant in the way

Does the object continue to move after it comes to rest?

"No. There is an elephant in the way."

3. Expanding

4. Solving the equation

5. Difficult task

6. Graph explanation

Explain the shape of the graph.

"Its curvy, with a higher bit at the end and a rather aesthetically pleasing slope downwards towards a pretty flat strait bit. The actual graph itself consists of 2 straight lines meeting at the lower left hand corner of the graph and moving away at a 90 anger each line has an arrow head on the end."

7. Infinity

8. She’s a woman

Tracey is wrong, show that she is wrong.

"She’s a woman."

9. Find the identity of Batman

If the proton starts off with velocity 300 km/s a distance 1 km from the line charge, what is the distance of the closest approach?

"Use the calculus to find the identity of Batman."

10. The panda will cry…

"The panda will cry if I get a bad grade. (Just keep that in mind.)"

11. Why was he fired?

An engineer designer an ocean liner that would extract heat from ocean’s water ...
He thought he had a good idea, but his boss fired him. Explain.

"Because he slept with his boss’ wife."

12. Hard water

Briefly explain what hard water is.


13. Dividing the easy way

14. Mutants

How would you verify that the mutants indentified by phenotype in your screen are true loss of function jaw-D mutations? [2 marks]

Student’s answer:
"Use the radioactive ooze - teenage mutant ninja turtles (picture of a TMNT)"

Teacher’s response:
"I wish I could give you marks for this! LOVE IT!"


15. 50% probability

- In which of these two steps does reduction of titanium occur?
- 2.
- Explain your answer.
- The calculable probability of getting this answer correct was 50%. Good enough.




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