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Common Answers - September

September'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 734 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    John Robinson                      1   1   1   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   64.46%  
2    Dennis Sanderson                   1   1   1   1   1   1   3   1   1   1   62.65%  
3    Monique Squiers                    1   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   2   1   58.54%  
4    Nancy Ishii                        1   1   1   1   1   1   3   1   2   1   55.75%  
5    Scott Kertes                       1   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   2   1   50.16%  
6    Jill Dembsky                       1   2   1   1   1   1   3   1   1   1   41.22%  
7    Petia Tzokova                      2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   39.96%  
8    Matt Livigne                       1   2   1   1   1   1   2   1   2   1   37.74%  
9    Megan Ricciardi                    1   1   2   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   36.34%  
10   Mary Dolejsi                       1   1   2   1   1   1   3   1   1   1   35.32%  
11   Sean Smith                         1   2   2   1   1   1   1   1   2   1   33.00%  
11   Kevin Lee                          1   2   2   1   1   1   1   1   2   1   33.00%  
13   Karen Butcher                      1   1   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   29.16%  
14   Dan Tominey                        2   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   26.29%  
15   Glenn Etchison                     1   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   2   24.87%  
16   Simon Gaskell                      1   1   2   1   1   1   4   1   1   1   20.71%  
17   Amy Evans                          1   1   2   1   1   1   3   1   1   2   15.58%  
18   Marc Dashevsky                     2   2   1   1   1   1   2   1   2   1   15.08%  
19   Sue Benjamin                       1   1   1   1   1   1   2   2   2   1   14.91%  
20   Sharon Thomason                    1   6   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   14.91%  
126  Kevin Stone                        2   1   1   1   3   1   6   1   1   1   1.54%   

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 fruit that is round.

[People]

[Score]

1

ORANGE

508

69.2%

2

APPLE

203

27.7%

+ 11 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q2. Name a 2-letter word.

[People]

[Score]

1

IT

228

31.1%

2

TO

150

20.4%

3

AT

57

7.8%

4

NO

53

7.2%

5

IS

39

5.3%

6

ME

34

4.6%

7

HI

26

3.5%

8

IN

25

3.4%

9

AN

23

3.1%

10

BE

15

2.0%

11

OF

10

1.4%

+ 25 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q3. Name the maximum number of sheets of paper that can be stapled together.

[People]

[Score]

1

10

259

35.3%

2

20

146

19.9%

3

15

56

7.6%

4

25

54

7.4%

5

5

40

5.4%

6

50

28

3.8%

7

30

27

3.7%

8

8

25

3.4%

9

12

22

3.0%

10

6

20

2.7%

11

7

11

1.5%

12

100

10

1.4%

+ 20 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q4. Name a captain of the USS Enterprise [Star Trek].

[People]

[Score]

1

JAMES T. KIRK

594

80.9%

2

SPOCK

59

8.0%

3

JEAN-LUC PICARD

45

6.1%

+ 25 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q5. Name a precious gem [excluding diamond].

[People]

[Score]

1

RUBY

462

62.9%

2

EMERALD

151

20.6%

3

SAPPHIRE

74

10.1%

4

OPAL

16

2.2%

+ 15 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q6. Name the number of sides on a pyramid.

[People]

[Score]

1

4

463

63.1%

2

5

135

18.4%

3

3

117

15.9%

4

6

10

1.4%

+ 2 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q7. Name a mountain [excluding Mount Everest].

[People]

[Score]

1

KILIMANJARO

166

22.6%

2

MOUNT FUJI

107

14.6%

3

MOUNT MCKINLEY

104

14.2%

4

K2

61

8.3%

5

MOUNT RUSHMORE

49

6.7%

6

MOUNT ST. HELENS

40

5.4%

7

MATTERHORN

21

2.9%

8

MOUNT RAINIER

20

2.7%

9

MONT BLANC

15

2.0%

10

MOUNT ETNA

13

1.8%

+ 69 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q8. Name an uncommon pet.

[People]

[Score]

1

SNAKE

250

34.1%

2

FERRET

65

8.9%

3

LIZARD

56

7.6%

4

IGUANA

46

6.3%

5

PIG

43

5.9%

6

SPIDER

30

4.1%

7

TURTLE

20

2.7%

8

TIGER

19

2.6%

9

MONKEY

19

2.6%

10

RAT

18

2.5%

11

TARANTULA

15

2.0%

+ 68 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q9. Name a country that grows coffee.

[People]

[Score]

1

BRAZIL

336

45.8%

2

COLOMBIA

299

40.7%

3

KENYA

12

1.6%

+ 36 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q10. Name a country that grows tea.

[People]

[Score]

1

CHINA

442

60.2%

2

INDIA

195

26.6%

3

SRI LANKA

21

2.9%

4

JAPAN

16

2.2%

5

ENGLAND

13

1.8%

6

CEYLON

12

1.6%

+ 23 other unranked (UR) answers.


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The contest started in July 2002.

 

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