Win a Copy of F for Effort!

Erin McCarthy
F for Effort
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We’ve all been stumped by a test question. There are two kinds of people: Those who try to get it right (sometimes with unintentionally hilarious results), and those who purposefully choose to creatively get it wrong.

Richard Benson first catalogued the best wrong test answers in F in Exams. Now the sequel, F for Effort!, is available in the mental_floss store.

F for Effort! has 250 of the best wrong test answers from elementary school on up, including this gem from a high school test:

Q: Fossil fuels are usually associated with which major type of rock? A: Classic rock

And we've got a copy to give away! Leave a comment and tell us about the hardest exam you remember taking. We'll pick a winner at random on Tuesday.

Update (Tuesday, 11:38pm): We picked our winner! Congratulations, Chris Pine! We sent a message to your Facebook account, but it might have ended up in your "Other" folder. Take a look or email to claim your prize. More silly giveaways coming soon!