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AQA Chemistry Exam Leaves GCSE Students Thanking Examiners For 'Blessing' Of A Test

'Thank you AQA for that God send of a paper 🙏'

18/05/2017 11:07 BST | Updated 18/05/2017 11:16 BST

Thousands of students are celebrating the “blessing” of an AQA chemistry paper after sitting the GCSE exam this morning.  

Pupils tweeted the exam board to thank them for the test, with some particularly zealous teens even calling it a “gift from God”. 

The test comes just days after AQA caused controversy with its GCSE Biology exam by asking students to explain: “Why Charles Darwin was drawn as a monkey.” 

Teens complained that it was unfair to ask such “stupid” questions about “Victorian memes” when they had spent months revising other topics. 

But many students appear to have forgotten their animosity towards examiners after sitting the chemistry test, with a six mark question about limestone quarrying proving to be a particular hit.

“I love AQA, thank you so much,” one pupil posted on Twitter.  

“That exam was a blessing,” another added. 

Others, however, seemed more disappointed by the lack of historical memes in the exam:  

The paper comes during the first week of GCSE exams, with thousands of 15 and 16 year olds around the country in the midst of revision. 

One student took to Facebook last month to describe the “ridiculous” pressure the exams are putting teens under, saying it is not uncommon “to see us crying in the toilets”.