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) Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, VA
Submitted by Michelle

My historyprofessor was talking about teaching in Africa for two years.

The Brain:
So, are there any schools in Africa?

B) Texas A&M, College Station, TX
Submitted by Jordy

In Anthropology, Peoples and Cultures of the World, we were talking about
early and current foraging cultures:

Professor: Studies have shown, contrary to popular belief, a typical hunter-gatherer would only work 42 hours.
The Brilliance: Is that per day?

C) University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Submitted by Andrew

Ivy League Student: Are we still going to have class on Easter?
Professor: Easter falls on a Sunday…
Ivy League Student: But next year if Easter falls on a weekday, do we get class off then?
Professor: Silence

D) UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA
Submitted by Chris

In an art history class discussing civilizations and natural resources…

Professor: What are some other natural resources in the middle east?
Back-Row Warrior: The pyramids?
Professor: Um, no…

E) University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
Submitted by Jeff

In my Life in the Oceans Class, discussing the sexual behavior of dolphins:

Professor: So, Dolphins are one of only a few species of animals on Earth who have sex not only for reproduction, but also for pleasure.
Blondie: Do humans have sex for reasons other than reproduction too?


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