Teacher's extra credit questions go viral on Imgur
Everyone is familiar with the concept of trick questions, but I also think there are trap questions. It's no secret that if you ask the wrong question, you will receive the wrong answer. So much of solving life's entangled chains of grace and karma is simply understanding which questions are traps and which will lead to further positive development.
For example, "Is existence futile?" is a trap question. "What is the meaning of life?" is another trap question. "Is humankind evil?" Traps, traps laid by the personalities that rule our souls!
So, an anonymous teacher in the English-speaking world has gone viral for the veracity of her trap questions. They're really something. Here's the first. It's a really deceitful question, given that it's hard to separate Netflix releases from 90s TV canon.
A bunch of old-heads are testing the young generation like Joe Budden.
To be honest, khakis pretty much are a color, and it was a really descriptive answer. Have you ever seen khakis that are not tan? I've never. Never once. Trap question.
This is some meta superhero-school entrance exam level shit.
The dumbest conversation I've ever overhead? Pffh. Probably something about Donald Trump peeing in a bed with Russian prostitutes, and Putin has video footage of it, so that's why Putin hacked voting machines and made Trump President...
This one is good too.
This is for the real ones out there, the DiCaprio die-hards, Caprio crew. Can't believe anyone knew this...
I always hate stuff like this on tests. Someone could just read the full page before starting any questions, and win for their diligence. That's how high school was - they demanded you read the entire instructions before doing anything. It was really great at teaching bureaucratic and anti-human conscientious behavior.
Oh. Oh. Actually, that's the trap question. That's how you get humiliated. How many people actually did this? We'll never know. What savagery, barbarism, unchecked splendor of authoritative teaching power...
And on another note, I never knew Ringo was the Beatles' drummer. I knew he was in the damn thing, I don't know the drummer.
How would you have done on this exam? I admit without dishonor or shame that I would have literally gotten a zero. Yeah, I didn't know any of this. I don't even get a good chunk of them.
So that old cliche, "There's no such thing as a stupid question" is actually profoundly wrong. The vast majority of questions are stupid. The only good questions are the ones that can lead to good answers. This is why riddles, puzzles and quizzes ride such a fine line in testing human knowledge, and why I don't understand how anyone can study to go on Jeopardy or stuff like that.
One dude who went on Jeopardy, Arthur Chu, is now a Twitter megaphone who declares himself a 'social justice stormtrooper'. Yeah... another guy who went on Jeopardy claimed to have watched 2,000 (!) movies in his lifetime.
So, the moral of the story is, don't worry too much if you didn't get any of these. Whoever took this quiz got a hell of a lot of extra credit, though.