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20 Funny Test Answers That Are Secretly Genius

Even though the answers were very wrong, all of these students should at least get some points for creativity.

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Signature placement

Yes, it was signed at the bottom of the paper, speaking in literal terms. But the correct answer to this question is Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Kids come up with some odd and funny test answers; these are some of the ridiculous things people actually believed as kids.

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Year after year

It’s not wrong. They should still get some credit for their answer. Think this student should have gotten the points? Then you’ll probably also like our 85 corniest jokes.

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The power of relationships

The force of love is very strong, but the answer that had to be written down to get points was gravity.

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Risk taker

Simply writing “this” is a risk. It also probably kept the score of the test from being 100%. These hilarious classroom stories are guaranteed to give you a laugh.

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Frozen solid

The chemistry teacher was probably looking for a little bit more of an in-depth answer. He probably gets a few laughs out of funny test answers like this though. This one does remind us of our favorite food jokes almost everyone will find hilarious.

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Sharing is caring

The answer is very true, but probably worth zero points.

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Health class infidelity


Not exactly the answer the teacher was looking for. Hopefully, there’s a makeup test. Check out some of these mistakes that kids have made. They’re adorable.

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Metric conversions

They can get plus one point for creativity.  This one is a groaner, just like these 50 bad jokes you can’t help but laugh at.

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All I want for Christmas is you

This answer probably isn’t completely wrong; her notes can get pretty high up there.

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Cars on the brain

Good logic?

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While that is another way to define ‘free press,’ it’s not what the teacher was looking for. Sometimes school questions can be really challenging. And if you don’t know the answer you might find yourself giving some funny test answers. See if you can pass this elementary school math test without jokes.

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Microscope mystery

Nice try, but no. She needs to adjust the settings on her microscope so she can see. This one kind of reminds us of our favorite anti-jokes that you can’t help but laugh at anyway.

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Active states

Is it a well-known fact that people in New Jersey show the least movement out of all 50 states?

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Arctic animals

To save time the answer could have just been six polar bears.

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Hugh Jackman

Clever, but the correct answer would have had to do something with colors. For more laughs like this one, take a look at these funny photos that will make you laugh out loud.

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Single lady planets

No, Saturn is not a single lady.

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Preventing death

Thanks for watching out for good old Abe. If you take this IQ test, you will probably give some answers similar to these funny students.

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Math problems

Yes, math was used to find the answer, but explain a little further.

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May the odds be ever in your favor…nicole Fornabaio/, shutterstock

May the odds be ever in your favor…

Fighting to the death isn’t a viable solution for overpopulation. Good try.

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Long lasting love

Happy wife, happy life, right? If you want more laughs like these funny test answers, check out these hilarious school jokes.

Morgan Cutolo
Morgan is the Senior Production Editor at Trusted Media Brands. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2016 where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. She works with our Production Coordinators to keep content moving and make sure that things are working well behind the scenes for all our digital sites. In her free time, she likes exploring the seacoast of Maine where she lives and works remotely full time and snuggling up on the couch with her corgi, Eggo, to watch HGTV or The Office.