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Common Answers - June

June's Common Answers contest is now over and the current results can be found below. The scoring method can be found here. For each of the winners, we have shown the position of their answer for each question. For example, a 2 indicates that for that question, the entrant answered with the second most popular answer. If someone answered all questions with the most popular answer, their score would be 100%, the % of max shows how close to the maximum score each person was. Click here to enter this month's contest.

There were 692 valid entries. The top answers to each question can be found below the winners' names.

#    Name                               Q1  Q2  Q3  Q4  Q5  Q6  Q7  Q8  Q9  Q10 % of max
 
1    Dave Perry                         1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   100.00% 
1    Guy Lior                           1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   100.00% 
1    Erin Hol                           1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   100.00% 
1    Dan Tominey                        1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   100.00% 
1    Lou Liebovich                      1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   100.00% 
6    Colleen Phillips                   1   1   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   94.19%  
6    John Swan                          1   1   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   94.19%  
6    Liisa Sarakontu                    1   1   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   94.19%  
6    Nancy Micsko                       1   1   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   94.19%  
6    Janette Wilson                     1   1   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   94.19%  
6    Daniel Thompson                    1   1   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   94.19%  
12   Ellen Frankel                      1   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   68.02%  
13   Dabney Hopkins                     1   1   1   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   39.82%  
13   Jeff Perry                         1   1   1   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   39.82%  
15   Andrea Wulkan                      1   1   1   1   1   2   2   1   1   1   37.50%  
15   Janice Weems                       1   1   1   1   1   2   2   1   1   1   37.50%  
17   Alan O'Donnell                     1   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   36.39%  
18   Neville Peltz                      1   1   2   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   34.27%  
19   Ahmed Labib                        1   1   1   1   1   3   1   1   1   1   32.56%  
20   Laura Mackenzie                    1   1   1   1   3   1   1   1   1   1   30.46%  
20   Nainerd Baleball                   1   1   1   1   3   1   1   1   1   1   30.46%  
100  Kevin Stone                        1   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   2   1   5.23%   

Below you can find the most popular answers for each question, only answers that have at least 10 people entering them appear. This information can be used to cross-reference the winners' answers. The score for each question is the percentage of entrants who gave that answer.

Remember that answers are not generally considered equivalent, and do not have to correctly answer the question.

Q1. Name a 3-letter word that starts with the letter D.

[People]

[Score]

1

DOG

429

62.0%

2

DAY

108

15.6%

3

DAD

83

12.0%

4

DID

14

2.0%

5

DOT

13

1.9%

6

DIE

11

1.6%

+ 14 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q2. Name a colour used in finger painting.

[People]

[Score]

1

RED

533

77.0%

2

BLUE

114

16.5%

3

GREEN

15

2.2%

4

YELLOW

14

2.0%

+ 7 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q3. Name a boring day of the week.

[People]

[Score]

1

MONDAY

360

52.0%

2

WEDNESDAY

131

18.9%

3

TUESDAY

116

16.8%

4

SUNDAY

52

7.5%

5

THURSDAY

26

3.8%

+ 2 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q4. Name an instrument found in an orchestra.

[People]

[Score]

1

VIOLIN

533

77.0%

2

FLUTE

40

5.8%

3

TRUMPET

31

4.5%

4

CELLO

22

3.2%

5

DRUM

16

2.3%

6

TUBA

15

2.2%

+ 12 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q5. Name the number of times an average person normally blinks in one minute.

[People]

[Score]

1

10

197

28.5%

2

20

134

19.4%

3

15

60

8.7%

4

5

56

8.1%

5

30

45

6.5%

6

60

22

3.2%

7

6

21

3.0%

8

3

20

2.9%

9

25

19

2.7%

10

50

17

2.5%

11

12

15

2.2%

12

40

14

2.0%

13

4

14

2.0%

14

2

12

1.7%

+ 23 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q6. Name a city in the UK [excluding London].

[People]

[Score]

1

MANCHESTER

172

24.9%

2

LIVERPOOL

162

23.4%

3

BIRMINGHAM

56

8.1%

4

CAMBRIDGE

46

6.6%

5

BATH

32

4.6%

6

OXFORD

24

3.5%

7

WESTMINSTER

23

3.3%

8

GLASGOW

17

2.5%

9

LEEDS

15

2.2%

10

EDINBURGH

12

1.7%

11

BRISTOL

12

1.7%

+ 53 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q7. Name an animal that has a thick skin.

[People]

[Score]

1

ELEPHANT

329

47.5%

2

RHINOCEROS

131

18.9%

3

ALLIGATOR

32

4.6%

4

WHALE

29

4.2%

5

CROCODILE

24

3.5%

6

BEAR

20

2.9%

7

ARMADILLO

18

2.6%

8

HIPPOPOTAMUS

15

2.2%

9

PIG

13

1.9%

10

COW

13

1.9%

11

SNAKE

11

1.6%

+ 32 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q8. Name a prime number above 20.

[People]

[Score]

1

23

588

85.0%

2

21

27

3.9%

3

22

16

2.3%

4

29

10

1.4%

+ 21 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q9. Name a number found on a clock.

[People]

[Score]

1

12

557

80.5%

2

1

80

11.6%

3

6

15

2.2%

+ 11 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q10. Name an actor who has played Superman.

[People]

[Score]

1

CHRISTOPHER REEVE

533

77.0%

2

HENRY CAVILL

38

5.5%

3

REEVES

22

3.2%

4

GEORGE REEVES

22

3.2%

5

REEVE

11

1.6%

+ 31 other unranked (UR) answers.


Most Recent Results

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#140 February 2014
#139 January 2014
#138 December 2013
#137 November 2013
#136 October 2013
#135 September 2013
#134 August 2013
#133 July 2013

The contest started in July 2002.

 

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