Every Thai students needs to pass O-Net (Ordinary National Educational Test) in order to graduate primary (grade 6), lower secondary (grade 9), and upper-secondary (grade 12). The exam was held for 2 days from February 6-7th 2016. This year, the subjects have reduced to 5, however the level of stupidity is still high. Check out if you could answer some of the questions below:
Social studies exam:
Question 1: Which of the following would NOT come under the remit of Thai law?
a) Breaking a law on a Singaporean plane while it is parked at Suvarnabhumi airport
b) Breaking a law on a Thai Airways flight while flying in Vietnam territory
c) Breaking a law on a Thai ship on international waters
d) Breaking a law on a Thai Airways flight while the plane is parked in Hong Kong
e) A Thai defaming another Thai while in Japan
Question 2: At the height of 600 meters, the temperature is 10 degrees Celsius. By increasing height, the temperature will decrease 1000 meters per 6.4 degrees Celsius. If height is 8,848 meters, what will be the temperature?
Question 3: Which food affects the conservation of “rare animals”?
a) Shark fin soup
b) Bird’s nest drink
c) Isaan fermented sausage
d) Antler soup
e) Slow-roasted goat’s leg
Question 4: If you find a trace of Naga, the mythical serpent, and want to prove its existence, which of the following should you NOT do?
a) Carry out research on Naga
b) Ask nearby villagers for information
c) Find an existing object which could potentially trace the serpent
d) Ask experts
e) Light some joss sticks and asks the spirit guardian of the area
Question 5: Which of the following would likely cause a “sexual problem”?
a) Traveling to another city with opposite-sex friends
b) Tutoring a person of the opposite sex alone at your house
c) Surfing the internet at a friend’s house until late at night
d) Going to a movie with a person of the opposite sex without telling your parents
e) Joining a club at school which has many opposite-sex members
Question 6: When in a relationship, how should you behave according to Thai traditions?
a) Embrace your partner while walking at the mall
b) Invite your partner to movies and dinner
c) Rest your head on your partner’s lap in public
d) Go on an overnight beach trip
e) Feed each other in restaurants