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) Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA
Submitted by Abby

Economics discussion about students in third world countries gaining internet access

Professor:  So do we all think students in Thailand would use computers and the internet for educational purposes ?
Sorostitute:  Umm…but if they don't speak English, how are they gonna read what's on the internet?

B) College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
Submitted by Matt

In Bio
Professor:  And the fish's gills are used to extract oxygen from the water.
Moron: Wait…there's oxygen in water?

C) Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
Submitted by Mike

In Islamic history class

Professor: Muslims use all parts of the animal after they kill it. What are some examples?
Genius: Do they still use the bones for tools?
Professor: (sighs)

D) University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Submitted by Eric

In biology, the professor is discussing grooves on the stomach called rugae and their effect on the stomach growling
Professor:  These rugae are found on other organs as well, including the vagina.
Brahptimus Prime:  So vaginas can growl, too?

E) Penn State, State College, PA
Submitted by Will

On the last day of Astronomy 001, while reviewing for the final.
Brilliant Student: So you're saying that the stars have planets going around them and the planets have moons?
Professor: …right.


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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.