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All of the answers in 'F in School' are genuine - and hilarious!

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All of the answers in 'F in School' are genuine (stock image)

You'd be forgiven for thinking these were one-liners from a comedy act - but in fact, they're genuine exam answers!

Richard Benson has compiled the funniest replies to exam questions in his new book, F in School. Here are just a few of our favourites!

When Queen Elizabeth I came to the throne, what was the first thing she did? Sat down.

Deserts can be hot or cold. Name a hot desert and a cold desert. Hot desert - apple crumble with custard. Cold desert - jelly and ice cream.

Name an expanse of salty water that's smaller than an ocean. A tear.

Write the longest sentence you can, using appropriate punctuation. 50 years to life.

How do you identify athlete's foot? It's on the end of athlete's leg.

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