It might trick kids into studying better.
Is it a lie when they "Guess" on tests?
Because if they don't know the answer, They'd be fools to leave the section blank when there's what a 10 to 20 percent chance they might get some marks from pulling something out of their ass.
So still without malicious intent they are lying sometimes, and they know they are lying if they pretend to have confidence in aspects they do not.
We're talking about Iraq right?