Diary - 5 worst ICT exam howlers

2nd October 2009 at 01:00

1. Q: Why would Hazel rather receive an email than a letter?

A: She doesn't like her postman and she hates paper cuts.

2. Q: What is a computer virus?

A: An (STD). A Systematically Transmitted Disease.

3. Q: What is a network?

A: When you chat to people you don't like to try to get a job.

4. Q: Why is shopping online useful?

A: You can do it in your pyjamas.

5. Q: Suggest an advantage of video-conferencing.

A: You can't smell bad breath.

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

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