Two Memories from my School-life that make me Laugh Out Loud, always.
Memory No. 1
When I was in standard 6, we got a question in our S.St. final examinations:
Who takes care of household chores in your house and what can you do to help them?
Ofcourse, non of us understood what chores meant. Plus, it was a question of HOTS section which means it carried 5 marks. So we had to answer it anyway. (Students can do anything for marks, you already know.)
I went for a clever answer and wrote–my parents. Others wrote similar answers, too. But one of my classmate was successful in making a masterpiece out of this question.
And this is what he wrote:
The Gurkha Troop takes care of household chores in my house. I cannot help them as Gurkha’s are scattered all over the world.
Memory no. 2
This question was asked in first formative test of standard eight :
Why absolute rest is not possible? (Physics, Chapter: Rest and Motion, 2 marks.)
And here is the most brilliant answer that you can ever imagine by my classmate:
Absolute rest is not possible because even when we are resting, blood flows inside our body and it is in motion.
I tell you, I was laughing all over after reading this answer. Obviously, the student had misinterpreted the question.
But I appreciated him for his deepest thinking.
Seriously, School life and the memories it creates are the best things to cherish.