The Stupid Question Hall of Fame is back again, ready to embarrass the kids who cheapen your degree. Remember the rules – 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 @ INCLUDE YOUR SCHOOL!

The Nominees

A) University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Submitted by Osborn

We are reading an autobiography of Mary Rowlandson – who was held hostage
by Indians.

The Brilliance: So wait…I didn't read the end. Does she end up dying?
Professor: Well, she did go on to write the book, so what do you think?

B) Ball State University, Muncie, IN
Submitted bu Justin

In political science class talking about the constitution and amendments.

Blondie: Do you have a list of the rights that we have as Americans?
Professor:  Well the Bill of Rights outlines that very well.

C) University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Submitted by Greg

Professor: By 1740, what country had the highest Gross National Product?
Genius: New York City?
Professor: Sighs

D) University of South Alabama, Movile AL
Submitted by Nick

Professor: Over 1.5 million soldiers worldwide perished during World War II.
Foolish Student: Wait, …how can half a person die?

E) North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Submitted by Jesse

In Fortran Computer Language Class for Engineering Students

Professor: So when you add it all up you just multiply 16 by 16.
Einstein: How are we supposed to know what 16 times 16 is?
Einstein: Can we get partial credit if we add wrong?
Professor: My descendants will be traveling on the bridges you construct, so no, no you cannot.


This poll is no longer active.

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.