This bizarre question on the GCSE Biology paper has got every student talking
Well that wasn't expected.
Every student that sits the A-levels will probably get the same pep talk from their parents.
You know the one, "Do your best, work hard and if something that you studied doesn't come up, then it's not your fault," are commonly heard.
Yep, those lines are all lifted from the standard parenting book of A-level cliches. Then again, they're all true.
With this in mind, students everywhere were left absolutely dumbfounded by a strange question that appeared in their biology exam.
Usually, students are expecting to answer questions on the menstrual cycle or photosynthesis, instead they were asked to "Explain why Darwin is drawn as a monkey".
Speaking with the Huffington Post, a AQA spokesperson said : "It’s completely normal for students to tweet about their exams. “We only ever ask questions about things that are covered in the syllabus - but we can’t ask questions about everything on the syllabus, so students will always end up revising topics that don’t come up.”
Trust us, nobody was as confused as those students that saw this question appear on their paper.
Hours revision on the menstrual cycle and performance enhancing drugs just to be asked why was Charles Darwin a cartoon monkey #AQAbiology
— ✌🏽️ (@Owen_1906) May 16, 2017
— Harry Lake (@harrylake__) May 16, 2017
— Regan Wylde (@reganwylde) May 16, 2017
Who was more pissed? The rats from last years paper or whoever thought to ask why Darwin was drawn as a monkey? #aqabiology
— Megan 🐝 (@meganejoness_) May 16, 2017
#AQABiology and the grade boundaries are going to be higher than the geezer who drew Darwin as a monkey 🙂
— chris (@chriswilson2701) May 16, 2017
— daisy xo (@daisyeg_) May 16, 2017