- Photo of a Nigerian university examination paper with an unusual instruction to students has emerged online
- The question paper which is from a federal university encouraged students to come up with questions of their own choosing
- The said question in the exam which held on Wednesday, June 30 was allotted a total of 5 marks and generated reactions on social media
Setting unexpected questions for students during examinations seems to be the new trend among Nigerian universities.
While the media expressed surprise some weeks ago at a university question that was centred around an Instagram comedian, another exam paper with a weird directive from an institution has emerged.
A Facebook user identified as Amadi Thaddeus Ndubuisi shared the exam paper from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO).
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The nature of the question
The exam which was written on Wednesday, June 30 for the 2019/2020 rain semester has a question in section 1, subsection C that reads thus:
"Go through this question paper and ask yourself any question you feel you were not asked and answer it."
The said question which had 5 marks allotted to it sparked reactions on social media.
Brightiyke Brightiyke remarked:
"What we have not seen, doesn't exist."
Desmond Samuel said:
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a photo of a polytechnic examination question asking students about unknown gunmen had gone viral.
"Unknown gunmen" are words that have become popular in the Nigerian polity and media as insecurity ravages different parts of the nation.
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It was described as the second-semester exam for national diploma 1 students. Question 16 of the exam asked: "Who are the unknown gunmen?"
It should be noted that Legit.ng could not independently verify the photo of the question paper as at the time of writing this report.