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Diary - 5 worst biology exam howlers

Q: What does terminal illness mean?A: When you get sick at the airport.

Q: Adam cuts his arm. Blood gushes out and is red. What does this show?

A: Adam is a real boy and not a robot.

Q: State a type of fungus and one of its main characteristics.

A: The bogey man. He is green.

Q: What is the highest frequency noise that a human can register?

A: Mariah Carey.

Q: What is a plasmid?

A: A high-definition television.

Taken from F in Exams: The Best Test Paper Blunders, published by Summersdale. www.summersdale.com

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