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) UNC, Chapel Hill, NC
Submitted by Lucas

In an Intro to Country Music class.

Don't forget to bring in your scan-tron bubble sheets for the midterm on Tuesday.
My brilliant roommate: Is this test multiple choice?

B) Brown University, Providence, RI

Submitted by Samuel

During a Political Science seminar, we were discussing the widespread problem of homelessness.

If I suddenly became homeless, I would just call up my friends Jenny or Paige and sleep over there. Why don't they just do that?

C) University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Submitted by Jessica

In a Dinosaurs and Disasters class, the Professor was showing pictures of a dinosaur that resembles a porcupine:
Professor: So who can tell me what animal living today looks similar to this one?
The Brilliance: A triceratops?
Professor: pauses and stares … No….

D) Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO
Submitted by Chris

In a history gen-ed course, the topic was the Nazi regime, and the teacher shows a document with Hitler’s Signature…

Head of the Class:
Wait…Hitler signed his name in English?

E) UMass, Amherst, MA
Submitted by Doug

Double-Whammy in an astronomy lecture.

Professor: What benefits does the Earth receive by having an atmosphere?
Contestant #1: Gravity?
Contestant #2: Night and Day?


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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.