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 Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Submitted by Greg

In a class called animal virology, talking about the different kinds of viruses. 

Girl who never puts her hand down: "What kind of virus is bacteria?"
"You should drop this class."

B) University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA

Submitted by Brett

During my Ethics class today…
So there are 5 people that need organs, and they will die tomorrow if they don't receive a transplant.  A healthy person comes in for a routine check up.  Is it right to kill him and use his organs to save the others?
Dumbass:  How can you live without lungs, a heart and kidneys?
Professor: You can't.  That's why this is an ethics course.

C) University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC

Submitted by Eric

In an intro to biology talking about heart conditions related to cholesterol
Professor: So can anyone tell me which gender we associate more with heart conditions?
The Brilliance: Old people!?

D) Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA
Submitted by Jessica

Happened today in my Econ class…

Professor:  Okay, put everything away, we're having a quiz today to make sure everyone's been studying.
Genius: Can we use our notes?
Professor: Sighs No.

E) Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Submitted by David

Bio Professor: …so that is why if you don't drink enough water, one becomes dehydrated and could eventually die.
Blondie: Why can't we just drink our spit?
Bio Professor: Leave please.


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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.