GCSE Answers Given During 1999
"Monotony means being married to the same person for all your life."
Use the word "judicious" in a sentence to show you understand its
Hands that judicious can be as soft as your face...
What is a turbine?
Something an arab wears on his head
What is Britain's highest award for valour in war?
Who was it that didn't like the return of the prodigal son?
The fatted calf
What's a Hindu?
It lays eggs
Name the four seasons
Salt, mustard, pepper, vinegar
What changes happen to your body as you age?
When you get old, so do your bowels and you get inter-continental
What guarantees may a mortgage company insist on?
They'll insist you're well endowed if you're buying a house
What is a co-operative?
It's a kind of shop that is not as dear as places like Marks and
What is artificial respiration commonly known as?
The Kiss of Death
What are steroids?
Things for keeping the carpet on the stairs
What is a common treatment for a badly bleeding nose?
"Red, pink, orange and flamingo are the colours of the rectum."
"I've said goodbye to my boyhood, now I'm looking forward to my
"I always know when its time to get up when I hear my mother sharpening
"Christians go on pilgrimage to Lord's."
"A major disease associated with smoking is premature death."
"The equator is a menagerie lion running around the earth through
"Artificial insemination is when the farmer does it to the cow
instead of the bull."
"Cows produce large amounts of methane, so the problem could be
solved by fitting them with catalytic converters."
"The process of flirtation makes water safe to drink because it
removes large pollutants like grit, sand, dead sheep and canoeists."
"The moon is a planet just like the earth, only it is even deader "
"Dew is formed on leaves when the sun shines down on them and makes
"A super-saturated solution is one that holds more than it can hold."
"Mushrooms always grow in damp places and so they look like
"The body consists of three parts - the brainium, the borax and the
abominable cavity. The brainium contains the brain, the borax
contains the heart and lungs, and the abominable cavity contains the
bowels, of which there are five -a, e, I, o and u."
"Momentum: What you give a person when they are going away."
"Planet: A body of earth surrounded by sky."
"Rhubarb: a kind of celery gone bloodshot."
"Before giving a blood transfusion, find out if the blood is
affirmative or negative."
"To remove dust from the eye, pull the eye down over the nose."
"For a nosebleed: put the nose much lower than the body until the
"For drowning: climb on top of the person and move up and down to
make Artificial Perspiration."
"For Fainting: Rub the person's chest or, if a lady, rub her arm
above the hand instead. Or put the head between the knees of the
nearest medical doctor."
"For dog bite: put the dog away for several days. If he has not
recovered, then kill it."
"To prevent contraception: wear a condominium."
"For head cold: use an agonizer to spray the nose until it drops in
"To keep milk from turning sour: keep it in the cow."
"The pistol of a flower is its only protection against insects."
"The alimentary canal is located in the northern part of Indiana."
"The skeleton is what is left after the insides have been taken out
and the outsides have been taken off. The purpose of the skeleton is
something to hitch meat to."
"A permanent set of teeth consists of eight canines, eight cuspids,
two molars,and eight cuspidors."
"The tides are a fight between the Earth and Moon. All water tends
towards the moon, because there is no water in the moon, and nature
abhors a vacuum. I forget where the sun joins in this fight."
"A fossil is an extinct animal. The older it is, the more extinct it
BENIGN...What you will be after you be eight
CAESAREAN SECTION...A district in Rome
COMA...A punctuation mark - a bit like a full stop
SEMI-COLON...Partial removal of the intestines *
VACUUM...Large empty space where the pope lives
ENEMA...Someone who is not your friend
MAGNET...Something you find crawling on a dead cat
FIBULA...A small lie
MORBID...When there is a bigger offer
GERMINATION...The process of becoming a German
NODE...When you have known somebody for a long time
SEIZURE...A Roman Emperor
FERTILISATION...The fusing of the male with the female garments
TERMINAL ILLNESS...When you are ill at the airport
TIBIA...A country in North Africa