A photo of a question from a high school health test posted by Slate’s Will Saletan caught our eye. What’s the definition of “family”?

Apparently, it’s literally anything that the test giver wants it to be:

Oh, come on! How in the world is “A collection of related-by-blood individuals living together” not a correct answer? According to Merriam-Webster, it is:

: a group of people who are related to each other

: a person’s children

: a group of related people including people who lived in the past

Is this brainwashing by the public school system? Tweeters sure think so:

And this made us laugh. It’s the Vin Diesel-as-patriarch definition of family maybe?


More snark and outrage:

Even Jonathan Chait has a problem with (e) as the correct answer: