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Creative student answers: some examples …
Define the term “intensive farming.”- It is when a farmer never has a day off.
Explain the process of “learning.”- A process by which information goes into one ear and out of the other.
What is a network? - When you chat with people you don’t like in order to try and get a job.
What is having only one spouse called? - Monotony.
What was the largest threat to world peace in the 1980s? - Heavy Metal, because it was very loud.
Why was the Berlin Wall built? – Germany was competing with China.
What is the highest-frequency noise that a human can register? – Mariah Carey.
What does the Statue of Liberty represent? – A green lady holding up a large glass of wine. She is wearing a crown. She is the Queen of America.
Write the first and second Laws of Thermodynamics. – First rule of thermodynamics is you don’t talk about thermodynamics. Second rule of thermodynamics is you don’t talk about thermodynamics.
What is the significance of an altar? – God knows!
To change centimeters to meters you ... – take out centi
“Powerful aftershocks rocked the city, fires burned out of control. At least 30 people were injured.” Which type of natural disaster is being described in the report? - The end of American Idol
How do people who live in the Arctic protect themselves from the cold? – By living somewhere else.
Change 7/8 to a decimal. – 7.8
Explain the phrase “free press”. – When your mom irons pants for you.
Name one of Abraham Lincoln’s greatest achievements. – Having his face carved in rock.
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