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    The following questions and answers were collected from last year's GCSE
    exams, and are some of the answers given by British students writing their
    fifth form (Year 11) Exams last year. These are genuine responses!!


    Q. Name the four seasons?
    A. Salt, pepper, mustard and vinegar.

    Q Explain one of the processes by which water can be made safe to drink?
    A. Flirtation makes water safe to drink because it removes large pollutants
    like grit, sand, dead sheep and canoeists.

    Q. How is dew formed?
    A. The sun shines down on the leaves and makes them perspire.

    Q. What is a planet?
    A. A body of earth surrounded by sky

    Q. What causes the tides in the ocean?
    A. The tides are a fight between the Earth and the Moon. All water tends to
    flow towards the Moon, because there is no water on
    the moon, and nature abhors a vacuum. I forget where the sun joins in this


    Q. What guarantees may a mortgage company insist on?
    A. If you are buying a house, they will insist you are well endowed.

    Q. In a democratic society, how important are elections?
    A. Very important. Sex can only happen when a male gets an election.

    Q. What are steroids?
    A. Things for keeping carpets still on the stairs.


    Q. What happens to your body when you age?
    A. When you get old, so do your bowels and you get intercontinental.

    Q. What happens to a boy when he reaches puberty?
    A. He says goodbye to his boyhood and looks forward to his adultery.

    Q. Name a major disease associated with cigarettes?
    A. Premature death.

    Q. What is artificial insemination?
    A. When the farmer does it to the bull instead of the cow.

    Q. How can you delay milk turning sour?
    A. Keep it in the cow (He got an A)

    Q. How are the main parts of the body categorised? (e.g. abdomen)
    A. The body is consisted into three parts - the brainium, the borax, the
    abdominal cavity. The brainium contains the brain, the
    borax contains the heart and lungs, and the abdominal cavity contains the
    five bowls, A,E,I,O and U.

    Q. What is the Fibula?
    A. A small lie

    Q. What does "varicose" mean?
    A. Nearby

    Q. What is the most common form of birth control?
    A. Most people prevent contraception by wearing a condominium.

    Q. Give the meaning of the term "Caesarean Section"?
    A. The caesarean section is a district in Rome.

    Q. What is a seizure?
    A. A Roman emperor

    Q. What is a terminal illness?
    A. When you are sick at the airport

    Q. Give an example of a fungus. What is a characteristic feature?
    A. Mushrooms. They always grow in damp places and they look like umbrellas.


    Q. Use the word "judicious" in a sentence to show you understand its
    A. Hands that judicious can be soft as your face.

    Q. What does the word "benign" mean?
    A. Benign is what you will be after you be eight.


    Q. What is a turbine?
    A. Something an Arab or Sikh wears on his head.

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