Pupils do still cheat

For several years now matric or Grade 12 pupils in Mpumalanga have always performed badly when compared to their counterparts in other areas.

For several years now matric or Grade 12 pupils in Mpumalanga have always performed badly when compared to their counterparts in other areas.

This year the education department in the province has decided they will be number one in the country and set the following exam paper but, amazingly enough, pupils still cheated.

Mpumalanga Matric Question Paper

Time Limit: Three days

Name: _____________________________

l What language is spoken in Lesotho?

l Give a dissertation on the ancient Babylonian Empire with particular reference to architecture, literature, law and social conditions - or - give the first name of Jabu Pule.

l Would you ask Mzekezeke to

- (a) lecture a science class

- (b) sail the ocean

- (c) lead an army or

- (d) sing kwaito.

l What religious denomination is the Pope?

- (a) ZCC

- (b) Catholic

- (c) Atheist

- (d) Zimbabwean

(make two guesses).

l How many feet is 0,0 metres?

l What time is it when the big hand is on the 12 and the little hand is on the 6? (clue: 30 minutes before Jam Alley on Fridays).

l How many commandments was Moses given? (approximately)?

l What are Xhosa-speaking people called?

- (a) Shangaans

- (b) Israelites

- (c) Xhosas.

l Spell: Bush, Hussein and Mugabe.

l Six kings of England have been called George, the last one being

George the Sixth. Name the previous five:

11. Where does rain come from?

- (a) Hollywood

- (b) September 11

- (c) Canada

- (d) the sky

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