10 Funny And Extreme Ways To Prevent Cheating
Admit it — unless you were the do-gooder teacher’s pet, you’ve probably cheated at least once, or twice, or a few times in your scholastic lives. Sometimes we just forgot to study, or didn’t understand the lesson at all, and some help from our neighboring classmates can make or break our test score.
It’s not that we take cheating lightly, of course cheating in all sense — whether in school, or in relationships — is absolutely wrong. Cheating is an act that is condemned across the globe. In fact, some countries take cheating more seriously than others. From paper folders to flying drones, here are some of the most extreme anti-cheating methods ever.
Paper Blinder Hats to Avoid Cheating
In Kasetsart University, Thailand, teachers put a paper hat that looks like a horse blinder to prevent students from cheating on exams.
Folders to Prevent Wandering Eyes
In this school, students are covered in folders to prevent wandering eyes while taking a quiz.
Indian Youth Strips To Their Underpants
These young men are trying to get into the Indian Army. During their entrance exams, the men were stripped down to their underpants before taking the exam. This is to prevent the students from bringing in cheating devices or secret notes.
After taking off their clothes, all 1,000 takers are seated 8 feet apart. Soldiers patrol the area during the one-hour long exam.
China Screens Test Takers Very Carefully
China is known to take cheating very seriously. Many universities invest in metal detectors and anti-cheating devices to ensure 0% cheating.
Proactive Teacher on a Lookout for Cheaters
This teacher made an effort and climbed up the door to be on the lookout for potential cheaters during his exam.
Drones to Catch Cheaters
At Thomas More College in Antwerp, Belgium, teachers are using Phantom drones with GoPro cameras to catch students attempting to cheat during exams.
Proctors Use Real Time Cameras to Catch Cheaters
9 million Chinese students take the ‘gaokao’, the make or break National College Entrance Exams. Xinhua described this as ‘the most pressure-packed exam in the world’. In the photo, we see proctors using real-time CCTV cameras to catch test takers attempting to cheat.
Thailand Use Boxes On Students’ Heads
The Civil Aviation Center in Thailand attach cardboard boxes on their heads to avoid cheating.
Cheating in China is a Real National Threat
China makes it look like cheating is a real national threat that they go out of their way to prevent it. In a middle school in Whuhan, China, teachers have the students sit outdoors, at least two meters apart, when taking the test.
Cell phones are now devices that aid on cheating. To avoid that, this teacher made sure he got all the phones and compiled them on the board.