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Lady Margaret school in Parson's Green, south London, supplies the first entries in our exam howlers competition. A Year 7 entrant's understanding of the Bible smacked of EastEnders. Question: "How was Jacob cheated?"

Answer:"His father-in-law didn't tell him Rachel was seeing someone else."

But best was a Year 10 candidate on the causes of the Second World War: "At the Treaty of Versailles, the German army was restricted to 6,600,000,000 men. This seems a lot but Germany was a big country."

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