1) Create life. Estimate the differences in subsequent human culture if this form of
life had developed 500 million years earlier, with special attention to its probable
effect on the English parliamentary system. verify this estimation.
2) Develop a realistic plan for refinancing the national debt. Trace the possible
effects of your plan in the following areas: Cubism, the Donatist controversy, and the
wave theory of light. Outline a method from all points of view. Point out the deficiencies
in your point of view , as demonstrated in your answer to the last question.
3) The disassembled parts of a high-powered rifle have been placed in a box on your
desk. You will also find an instruction manual, printed in Swahili. In ten minutes a
hungry Bengal tiger will be admitted to your room. Take whatever action you feel
appropriate. Be prepared to justify your decision.
4) Write, from memory, in perfect english, the Webster's New Collegate Dictionary. You
will find 1500 sheets of paper under your chair.
5) Compose an epic poem based on the events of you own life in which you see and
footnote allusions from T.S. Eliot, Keats, Chauler, Dante, Norse Mythology, and the Marx
Brothers. Critique your poem with a full discussion of its merits. What could have been
added/changed to make it perfect?
6) Describe in detail. Be objective and specific.
7) Draw a detailed map of the world showing all streets and traffic light locations. At
4:00pm GMT, what are the colors of the traffic lights?
8) Describe the history of the papacy from its origins to the present day; concentrate
especially but not exclusively on the social, political, economic, religious, and
philosophical impact on Europe, Asia, America, and Africa. Be brief, concise, and
9) a) Compare and contrast the religions of ancient Egypt, Palestine, and Mesopotamia.
b) Trace the growth and development of Greek Philosophy.
c) Describe the growth, development, decline and fall of the Roman Empire.
d) Discuss, in detail, any differences or similiarities between the events in the previous
three parts and their causes/effects. Provide concrete evidence.
10) Describe the history of all religions from their earliest origins to the present
day. Prove which is best in a manner that will convince all other religions.
11) Using accepted methodology, prove all four of the following: That the universe is
infinite; that truth is beauty; that there is no little person who turns off the light in
the refrigerator when you close the door, and that you are the person taking this exam.
Now disprove all of the above. Be specific. Show all work.
12) Define Management. Define Science. How do they relate? Why? Create a generalized
algorithm to optimize all managerial decisions. Implement your algorithm on either a GE
645, CDC 7600, IBM 360/195, or PDP-8. Your program should include all software necessary
to support 100 interactive consoles.
13) Define division by zero, and its effects upon all areas of mathematics. The less
effects produced by your definition, the better your grade.
14) Calculate PI to two million decimal places and, by using this result, calculate the
volume of the galaxy to 1,999,999 decimal places.
15) Behind your desk you will find a razor blade, a piece of gauze, and a bottle of
scotch. Remove your appendix. Do not suture until your work is inspected.
16) Write a piano concerto. Orchestrate and perform it with flute and drum. You will
find a piano under your seat.
18) If this is the question, what is the answer?
19) What is the question given that the answer is 42?
20) Take a position for or against truth. Argue your position making sure to justify your
21) Sketch the development of human thought; estimate its significance. Compare with the
development of any other kind of thought.
22) Explain the nature of matter. Include in your answer an evaluation of the impact of
the development of mathematics on science, plus the possible effect of electromagnetic
radiations on global pollution and on the love life of radar operators who spend long
periods in that environment.
23) Define the universe in detail. List three examples.
24) On the desk behind you is a red phone. Start World War III. Report at length on its
socio-political effects, if any.
25) Based on your knowledge of their works, evaluate the emotional stability, degree of
adjustment, and repressed frustrations of each of the following: Alexander of Aphrodisias,
Ramses II, and Hammurabi. Support your evaluation with quotations from each man's work,
making appropriate references. It is not necessary to translate.
26) Employing principles from the major schools of psychoanalytic thought, successfully
subject yourself to analysis. Make appropriate personality evaluations and changes, bill
yourself, and fill out all appropriate medical insurance forms. Now do the same to the
person on your immediate left.
27) Twenty-five hundred riot-crazed aborigines are storming the classroom. Calm them.
You may use any ancient language except Latin or Greek.
28) Prove the existance and explain the development of the "Boy meets Girl"
theory. Estimate the sociological problems that might accompany the end of the world.
Construct an experiment to test your theory.