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Common Answers - March

March'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 885 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    Chris Philpot                      1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   100.00% 
2    Sean Selvey                        1   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   93.94%  
3    Tara Juchems                       3   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   65.70%  
4    Helen Meehan                       1   1   2   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   58.81%  
5    Robert Shuster                     1   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   2   57.15%  
5    Craig Sarty                        1   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   2   57.15%  
5    Robin Halligan                     1   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   2   57.15%  
8    Laurel Van Dyke                    2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   2   46.60%  
9    Sean Brennan                       2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   3   46.06%  
10   Dale Walkden                       2   1   2   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   45.04%  
11   Ken Corless                        1   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   43.78%  
12   Kitty Corson                       1   1   1   1   1   1   1   2   1   1   42.51%  
13   Andy Dremeaux                      3   1   2   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   41.13%  
13   Max Bernstein                      3   1   2   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   41.13%  
13   Jim Griggs                         3   1   2   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   41.13%  
16   Andrea Lansing                     1   1   1   2   2   1   1   1   1   1   41.12%  
17   Gary Moncur                        3   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   2   39.97%  
18   Shannon McEnteer                   3   1   1   1   3   1   1   1   1   1   39.97%  
19   Marc Dashevsky                     1   1   1   1   2   1   1   2   1   1   39.93%  
20   Kevin Carrothers                   3   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   3   39.51%  
505  Kevin Stone                        2   2   2   3   1   4   1   1   2   1   0.12%   

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 method of cooking an egg.

[People]

[Score]

1

FRYING

346

39.1%

2

BOILING

265

29.9%

3

SCRAMBLING

242

27.3%

4

POACHING

27

3.1%

+ 4 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q2. Name a European language.

[People]

[Score]

1

FRENCH

538

60.8%

2

ENGLISH

169

19.1%

3

GERMAN

67

7.6%

4

SPANISH

53

6.0%

5

ITALIAN

31

3.5%

+ 15 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q3. Name a movie that stars at least one dog.

[People]

[Score]

1

LASSIE

246

27.8%

2

101 DALMATIANS

154

17.4%

3

BEETHOVEN

105

11.9%

4

BENJI

68

7.7%

5

OLD YELLER

50

5.6%

6

MARLEY AND ME

42

4.7%

7

AIR BUD

37

4.2%

8

LADY AND THE TRAMP

19

2.1%

9

HOMEWARD BOUND

15

1.7%

10

TURNER AND HOOCH

12

1.4%

11

LASSIE COME HOME

11

1.2%

12

BOLT

10

1.1%

+ 62 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q4. Name a flower that can also be a girl's name.

[People]

[Score]

1

ROSE

482

54.5%

2

DAISY

211

23.8%

3

LILY

117

13.2%

4

IRIS

19

2.1%

5

VIOLET

17

1.9%

+ 21 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q5. Name a 4-letter word that ends in AKE.

[People]

[Score]

1

CAKE

231

26.1%

2

BAKE

217

24.5%

3

RAKE

132

14.9%

4

MAKE

112

12.7%

5

TAKE

84

9.5%

6

LAKE

62

7.0%

7

FAKE

31

3.5%

8

SAKE

10

1.1%

+ 2 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q6. Name the number of minutes an average pop song lasts.

[People]

[Score]

1

3

591

66.8%

2

4

202

22.8%

3

2

41

4.6%

4

5

38

4.3%

+ 6 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q7. Name either SECOND or FIRST.

[People]

[Score]

1

FIRST

674

76.2%

2

SECOND

211

23.8%

+ no unranked (UR) answers.

Q8. Name a character from the book 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'.

[People]

[Score]

1

ASLAN (THE LION)

494

55.8%

2

LUCY

210

23.7%

3

PETER

55

6.2%

4

THE WHITE WITCH

54

6.1%

5

EDMUND

18

2.0%

6

TUMNUS

16

1.8%

+ 29 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q9. Name the number of keys on a key ring.

[People]

[Score]

1

5

361

40.8%

2

3

185

20.9%

3

4

149

16.8%

4

6

65

7.3%

5

10

41

4.6%

6

2

25

2.8%

7

8

19

2.1%

8

7

17

1.9%

9

1

10

1.1%

+ 6 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q10. Name a one-word rank in the army.

[People]

[Score]

1

GENERAL

286

32.3%

2

SERGEANT

174

19.7%

3

PRIVATE

172

19.4%

4

CAPTAIN

96

10.8%

5

MAJOR

42

4.7%

6

COLONEL

36

4.1%

7

LIEUTENANT

25

2.8%

8

CORPORAL

17

1.9%

+ 16 other unranked (UR) answers.


View Entire Results

The contest started in July 2002.

 

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