Were you paying attention?
b He rode roughshod over the health service?
c He rode roughshod over puppies?
2 Two reports say there are 70,000 truants every day, and it takes 82 minutes for a policeman to catch one. What does this mean: a 70,000 policemen would take 82 minutes to round up all truants?
b It would take 82 policemen one minute to catch one truant?
c An average truant spends 81 minutes avoiding policemen?
d Police should wear Hush Puppies so truants cannot hear them coming?
3 Another report says young children spend too much time reading and writing and not enough time playing. What does this imply: a Cops and Robbers aren't what they used to be?
b In 20 years time cops won't be able to catch truants never mind robbers?
c Truancy among the under fives will hit record levels?
d Eight-year-olds will be able to read and write?
4 England lost to Northern Ireland in a World Cup qualifier last week.
a They would rather learn to read and write than play football?
b God is an Irishman?
c Sven-Goran Eriksson is an Irishman?
d They should have used the 4-3-3 formation?
5 The Government is threatening to close failing schools after a year if they don't improve. To whom else should this be applied?
a Secretaries of State for Education?
b The England football team?
c The Conservative party?