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

Colorado State University, Pueblo, CO
Submitted by Kevin

While constructing a time line project for a Colorado History class.

The Brain: Do these events have to be in order?

B) University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Submitted by Anna

In an Into to Linguistics class.

Some English words are borrowed from other languages, like mango or algebra. Can anyone else think of some others?
Dumbass: Amigo?
Professor: Um….

C) University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN

Submitted by Sam

In my senior Political Psychology discussion — where we break up into
smaller groups to discuss paper and midterm topics:

TA: Is everyone here in the right room? Everyone in here should have last
names beginning with R through Z?
The Brilliance: So where is S?
Class: em>Complete silence
TA: S is after R.

D) Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD
Submitted by Bob

During a biology class:

Professor: This chart shows that humans have 46 chromosomes, pigs have 38, and deer mice have 48.
Einstein: Interesting. So, if a baby was born with two extra, it would come out a deer mouse?

E) Penn State, State College, PA

Submitted by Josh

In Western Civ class, discussing the 1918 assassination of the Russian Romanov family. The professor was presenting photographs with the overhead projector.

Valedictorian: Was that taken before or after they were shot?
Professor: sighs


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