Diary - 5 worst Classics exam howlers

25th September 2009 at 01:00

1. Q: Name one of the early Romans' greatest achievements.

A: Learning to speak Latin.

2. Q: Write what you know about Nero.

A: Starbucks was his main competitor.

3. Q: Name the successor of the first Roman Emperor.

A: The second Roman Emperor.

4. Q: Who was it that helped Theseus escape from the Labyrinth?

A: David Bowie.

5. Q: Name the wife of Orpheus.

A: Mrs Orpheus.

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

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