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The Five ... Religious studies exam howlers

1. What is the significance of an altar?

A. God knows

2. What's the difference between the New Testament and the Old Testament?

A. The New Testament is a better version

3. What do Christians celebrate at Christmas?

A. When Joseph and Mary had baby Jesus. They travelled to Bethlehem by plane and Pontius was their pilot

4. What is a pilgrimage?

A. It's when lots of people wander off in the same direction for no apparent reason

5. Christians have only one spouse. What is this called?

A. Monotony

Excerpts from 'F in exams: The Best Test Paper Blunders', published by Summersdale. www.summersdale.com

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