The following are actual essay answers from school (USA) history quizzes.
The spellings have been left as they were:

1. Beethoven wrote music even though he was deaf. He was so deaf he wrote
loud music. He took long walks in the forest even when everyone was
calling for him. Beethoven expired in 1827 and later died for this.

2. The sun never set on the British Empire because the British Empire's in
the East and the sun sets in the West.

3. Gravity was invented by Issac Walton. It is chiefly noticeable in the
autumn when the apples are falling off the trees.

4. Franklin died in 1790 and is still dead.

5. The great author John Milton wrote paradise Lost. Then his wife died
and he wrote Paradise Regained.

6. The greatest writer of the Renaissance was William Shakespeare. He was
born in the year 1564, supposedly on his birthday. He never made much
money and is famous only because of his plays

7. Eventually, the Romans conquered the Greeks. History calls people
Romans because they never stayed in one place for very long.

8. Socrates was a famous Greek teacher who went around giving people
They killed him. Socrates died from an overdose of wedlock. After his
death, his career suffered a dramatic decline.

9. Actually, Homer was not written by Homer but by another man of that

10. Bach was the most famous composer in the world and so was Handel.
Handel was half German half Italian and half English. He was very large.

11. The climate of the Saraha is such that the inhabitants have to live

12. The Greeks were a highly sculptured people, and without them we
wouldn't have history. The Greeks also had myths. A myth is a female moth.

13. Madman Curie discovered radio. And Karl Marx became one of the Marx

14. The nineteenth century was a time of a great many thoughts and
inventions. People stopped reproducing by hand and started reproducing by

15. The invention of the steamboat caused a network of rivers to spring

16. Queen Victoria was the longest queen. She sat on a thorn for 63 years.
You nearly killed me with that one, ROFL!!!!!!! Emotion: big smile Emotion: big smile Emotion: big smile This post should be removed immediately to avoid the deaths of readers due to excessive laughter Emotion: stick out tongue Its hard to believe these answers are possible but I won't question it myself... last May I switched Leonardo da Vinci for Leonardo di Caprio in my 'Systems of Knowledge' exam. Luckily my examiner had a good sense of humour!!
LOL neyahahahaha! A work of art! Emotion: big smile The funniest!!
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