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Kelsey Z.

February 7, 2006 at 3:25 AM

Two down and still more to go. I have a question for all of you. If you are doing an exam that has two essays to be written followed by 80 multiple choice questions, do you find it somewhat disturbing that as you write the closing paragraph for your first essay almost everyone is onto their multiple choice questions? Is it more disturbing that at this point not even 20 minutes have passed in the exam? Here's another question. What do you do if you read a multiple choice question, instantly know the answer and then when you look at your options to be circled the correct answer isn't there? Hmm.... I know for 100% fact that the right answer wasn't there because I asked the "invigilator" at the exam who also knew that the correct answer was not on there and at least one other person taking the exam asked that question as well. Oh well at least I have my least two favorite exams done and out of the way now.

Today started off kind of weird with snow at 6am. I really wasn't expecting that with the weather that we have been having but it all melted and cleared up to be a bright sunny day and very warm! I didn't need my jacket really at all for the better part of the day. I was lucky to get out and walk around in it for a bit too in between my exams.

Yesterday my Dad and I decided we would try to make a rather "different" meal. At least for us. At a faculty potluck dinner just after Christmas one of my co-workers had brought this incrediably yummy Indian dish (she's Indian) called vegetable Biyrani. So my Mom picked up the stuff I needed for it and I gave it a try. I never have fully appreciated the power of garlic and cilantro prior to now. What a smell. Anyways, so here's a couple of pictures of my contribution to my families Indian dinner on the weekend.

From Jessica Smith
Posted on February 7, 2006 at 3:57 AM
From Emily Grossman
Posted on February 7, 2006 at 4:08 AM
Did you write in the correct answer?

I would speed through the multiple choice first, so I could be formulating the essay as I go. I bet you did just fine on your exam, though. Especially if you know more answers than the test's creator. ;)

From Kelsey Z.
Posted on February 7, 2006 at 4:10 AM
I didn't write in the corrrect answer because it's a bubble sheet and computer marked. *sob*

We didn't get an option either, we had to do essays. I think it was in effort to keep people from formulating their essays on the multiple choice questions and answers.

I think it went well overall!

From Neil Cameron
Posted on February 7, 2006 at 4:26 AM
Geez Kelsey I'm not sure calling this dishy Indian lady, Biyrani, a vegetable is really the done thing in this day and age. ;)

I won't mention the old joke about how hard it is to cook a vegetable like that because their wheelchairs don't fit into the oven easily.


From Neil Cameron
Posted on February 7, 2006 at 4:28 AM
Oh darn, that font was supposed to be really really small, not bluddy gianormous. Sorry 'bout that.

That'll teach me to try really bad jokes.


From Stephen Brivati
Posted on February 7, 2006 at 4:50 AM
Looks like a Buriani to me.
From Pauline Lerner
Posted on February 7, 2006 at 5:28 AM
Oh, that food looks so good that it makes me hungry. I love garlic and cilantro!
From Emily Grossman
Posted on February 7, 2006 at 9:42 AM
The large font made me laugh harder, Neil.
From Patty Rutins
Posted on February 7, 2006 at 8:36 PM
I figure the person who spent the longest on the essays will probably get the highest grade on them. ;)

I hate it when they do that with multiple choice.

Good luck on the rest of your exams. At least dinner was tasty!

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