Nightmare Final Exam QuestionsPosted: April 1, 2011
1. Computer Science
Write a fifth-generation computer language. Using
this language, write a computer program to finish the rest of this
exam for you.
Describe the history of the papacy from its originas to the
present day, concentrating on its social, political, economic,
religious, and philosophical impact on Europe, America, Asia, and
Africa.Be brief and concise, yet specific.
3. Electrical Engineering
You will be placed in a nuclear reactor and
given a partial copy of the electrical layout.The electrical system
has been tampered with.You have seventeen minutes to find the
problem and correct it before the reactor melts down.
You will be provided with a rusty razor blade, a piece of
gauze, and a full bottle of Scotch.Remove your appendix.Don’t
suture until your work has been inspected.You have 15 minutes.
5. Public Speaking
Twenty-five hundred riot-crazed aboriginies are
storming the classroom.Calm them.You may use any ancient language
except Latin, Hebrew, or Greek.
Create life.Estimate the differences in subsequent human
culture if this life form had developed 500,000 years earlier, with
special attention to the probably effect, if any, on the English
parliamentary system circa 1750.Prove your thesis.
7. Civil Engineering
This is a practical test of your design and
building skills.With the boxes of toothpicks and glue present, build
aplatform that will support your weight when you and yourplatform
are suspended over a vat of nitric acid.
Write a full piano concerto.Orchestrate and perform it with a
clarinet and drum.You will find a piano under your seat.
Based on your knowledge of their early works, evaluate the
emotional stability, degree of adjustment, and repressed frustrations
of each of the following: Alexander of Aphrodisias, Ramses II, and
Gregory of Nicea.Support your evaluation with quotations from each
man’s work, making appropriate references.It is not necessary totranslate.
You must identify a poison sample which you will find at
your lab table.All necessary equipment has been provided.There are
two beakers at your desk, one of which holds the antidote.If the
wrong substance is used, it causes instant death.You may begin as
soon as the professor injects you with a sample of the poison.(We
feel this will give you an incentive to find the correct answer.)