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  • The 10 Most Idiotic Questions from FDNY Entrance Exams [Obama and Holder claim these are "racist"]

    04/24/2012 10:01:45 PM PDT · by grundle · 59 replies
    villagevoice.com ^ | December 15, 2010 | Steven Thrasher
    While reporting this week's cover story "Hosed," the Voice obtained two FDNY Entrance Exams (identified as "7029" and "2043"). We took all the questions ourselves, and were kind of amazed at how idiotic some of them were. Answering them, we had to wonder: why shouldn't minorities be expected to do as well on these questions as white people? But equally troubling was this thought: is answering these questions correctly really going to make someone a good firefighter? Here are what we considered the 10 most painfully obvious questions. Take them yourself and let us know what you think. 10. A...