THE return of homeschooling has once again seen educated, high-earning professionals wondering if they are actually shit-thick. Take our quiz and find out:
What is a fronted adverbial?
A) A sexually transmitted disease
B) Some bollocks in a sentence
C) A cocktail that stops you talking. I’ll go and check the liquor cabinet quickly and see if we’ve got the ingredients.
Jordan, Max, Sue and Sally buy 203 sweets. Max has three-twelfths of them. Jordan has two-sixths. Sue has one-third. What does Sally have?
A) Morbid obesity
B) Some fraction shit that basically means ‘the rest of the sweets’
C) Sweets, there’s an idea. I think there’s still half a tub of Roses in the garage
What causes us to feel the force of gravity at the earth’s surface?
A) Magnetism. Sexual chemistry. The Force, from Star Wars?
B) Something to do with an apple falling off a tree onto Isaac Newton
C) Let me finish this Fronted Adverbial and I’ll come back to you. Mmm, moreish
What is a subordinating conjunction?
A) A slip-road off a motorway
B) Yet more bollocks in a sentence
C) You know who’s good at teaching? Alexa, probably. Alexa, take over. I’m f**king done.
Mostly As: Yes, you are thick. But this is the age of the thick, so expect to appear on Newsnight within the fortnight.
Mostly Bs: Good news, you have the IQ of a six-year-old. Watch back-to-back BBC Bitesize until March and you’ll be up to the intellectual standard of Year One.
Mostly Cs: The school is clearly having a laugh and sent out material from Oxford, Mensa and NASA’s internal training programme. So it’s not your fault. Have another Fronted Adverbial.