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Common Answers - November

November'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 717 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    Matt Janor                         1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   100.00% 
1    Stephen Davison                    1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   100.00% 
1    Paddy Wilcox                       1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   100.00% 
1    Tracey Hurst                       1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   100.00% 
1    Jon Treby                          1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   100.00% 
6    Coeby Grant                        1   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   69.71%  
7    Keith Steiger                      1   1   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   57.08%  
7    Daniel Thompson                    1   1   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   57.08%  
9    Jack Cracker                       1   1   1   3   1   1   1   1   1   1   55.77%  
10   Joanne Seright                     1   1   4   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   44.83%  
11   Pauline Redding                    1   1   1   2   1   1   2   1   1   1   40.50%  
12   Julia Hou                          1   1   1   2   1   2   1   1   1   1   39.79%  
12   Bea Grate                          1   1   1   2   1   2   1   1   1   1   39.79%  
14   Anne Wills                         1   1   1   1   1   2   2   1   1   1   33.16%  
14   Rene Ling                          1   1   1   1   1   2   2   1   1   1   33.16%  
16   Kiel Blanton                       1   1   1   3   1   2   1   1   1   1   31.83%  
17   Mark Richardson                    1   1   2   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   31.72%  
17   Carole Perrett-Ward                1   1   2   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   31.72%  
19   Jim Martin                         1   1   4   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   31.25%  
20   John Filsak                        1   1   2   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   31.16%  
80   Kevin Stone                        1   2   1   4   1   1   1   1   1   1   10.06%  

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 game that has pieces that move on a board.

[People]

[Score]

1

CHESS

498

69.5%

2

MONOPOLY

143

19.9%

3

CHECKERS

56

7.8%

+ 14 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q2. Name a day of the week when a zoo is busy.

[People]

[Score]

1

SATURDAY

531

74.1%

2

SUNDAY

171

23.8%

+ 3 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q3. Name the number of passengers on a large cruise ship.

[People]

[Score]

1

1000

174

24.3%

2

2000

95

13.2%

3

500

93

13.0%

4

3000

78

10.9%

5

5000

50

7.0%

6

1500

27

3.8%

7

2500

25

3.5%

8

200

23

3.2%

9

100

23

3.2%

10

300

21

2.9%

11

4000

19

2.6%

12

1200

13

1.8%

13

3500

10

1.4%

+ 34 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q4. Name a moon around a planet other than Earth.

[People]

[Score]

1

TITAN

208

29.0%

2

PHOBOS

145

20.2%

3

IO

116

16.2%

4

EUROPA

65

9.1%

5

JUPITER

38

5.3%

6

TRITON

23

3.2%

7

SATURN

23

3.2%

8

GANYMEDE

14

2.0%

9

MARS

12

1.7%

+ 45 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q5. Name a colour popular at weddings.

[People]

[Score]

1

WHITE

586

81.7%

2

PINK

36

5.0%

3

BLUE

32

4.5%

4

BLACK

18

2.5%

5

RED

15

2.1%

6

PURPLE

11

1.5%

+ 12 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q6. Name an actor named Tom.

[People]

[Score]

1

TOM CRUISE

424

59.1%

2

TOM HANKS

242

33.8%

3

TOM SELLECK

21

2.9%

+ 19 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q7. Name the number of minutes it would take a dog to run one mile.

[People]

[Score]

1

5

210

29.3%

2

3

122

17.0%

3

10

120

16.7%

4

2

65

9.1%

5

4

60

8.4%

6

6

27

3.8%

7

15

27

3.8%

8

8

14

2.0%

9

30

13

1.8%

10

7

12

1.7%

11

20

12

1.7%

12

1

11

1.5%

+ 12 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q8. Name a suit in a deck of playing cards.

[People]

[Score]

1

HEARTS

443

61.8%

2

SPADES

197

27.5%

3

CLUBS

33

4.6%

4

DIAMONDS

32

4.5%

+ 8 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q9. Name a heavy mammal.

[People]

[Score]

1

ELEPHANT

523

72.9%

2

WHALE

159

22.2%

3

HIPPOPOTAMUS

12

1.7%

+ 19 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q10. Name a light mammal.

[People]

[Score]

1

MOUSE

396

55.2%

2

CAT

75

10.5%

3

BAT

74

10.3%

4

SQUIRREL

34

4.7%

5

DOG

19

2.6%

6

RABBIT

16

2.2%

7

RAT

14

2.0%

8

BIRD

11

1.5%

+ 41 other unranked (UR) answers.


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