It's that time of the week again, the time when we post the stupidest questions you heard in class. If you send in the absolute stupidest, you get a free Big Shocker. Read all five and cast your vote. And, if you heard something stupid in class this week, send it to me at CHStupidQuestions @

The Nominees
A) Villanova University, Villanova, PASubmitted by Judd

In a theology class, talking about Pope John Paul IIGenius: "Did John Paul think that Jews could get into heaven?"Priest: "…Well, Jesus was a Jew."Genius: "So did John Paul think that Jesus got into heaven?"

B) Auburn University, Auburn, AlabamaSubmitted by Adam

Professor: "Why was Eli Whitney's cotton gin such an important inventionin 1793?"Rich Girl From Georgia: "Cuz it gave black people steady jobs?"Angry stares from all around

C) Ohio University, Athens, OhioSubmitted by Kevin

During a presentation by a member of the SWAT team, who was talking about guns and drugs being smuggled into campuses.Speaker: "I wouldn't be surprised if the buildings on campus start to put in metal detectors."Incredibly smart girl: "Metal detectors don't detect drugs, do they?"

D) Wayne State College, Wayne, NESubmitted by Stuart

In econ, talking about guns and butter – economics during wartimeProfessor: "Today we will be discussing guns and butter."Douchebag: "What kind of guns? I know a lot about guns. What kind of guns are they?"Professor: "The guns are fake. They are just used to symbolize any product that is in demand."Douchebag: "So…they're toy guns?"

E) Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA Submitted by Jonathan

In comparative politics, talking about how women have no rights in IranProfessor: "Women in Iran have no social or political rights. They have no say in Iran's society."Asshole: "So where did we go wrong with our society?"Professor: "This is another instance where you should not speak."


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Whoever sent in the stupidest question, as determined by you, wins a Big Shocker! And for any of you interested in winning one of your own, send us the stupidest question you've heard in class to CHStupidQuestions and remember to include your school or we won't be able to use it.