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Common Answers - August

August'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 common answers, 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.

Most Common Answers:

Q1. Name a one-word colour.

RED

Q2. Name a one-word shape.

CIRCLE

Q3. Name a 3-letter word.

CAT

Q4. Name the number of days in a month.

30

Q5. Name a one-word insect.

ANT

Q6. Name a one-word compass direction.

NORTH

Q7. Name a planet.

EARTH

Q8. Name a month of the year.

JANUARY

Q9. Name a letter of the alphabet.

A

Q10. Name a day of the week.

MONDAY

There were 789 valid entries. The most common 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    David Steinberg                    1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   100.00% 
1    Kamala Clark-Swanson               1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   100.00% 
1    Erica Weng                         1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   100.00% 
1    Joy Crockett                       1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   100.00% 
1    Bob Carroll                        1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   100.00% 
1    Steve Gomori                       1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   100.00% 
1    Maya Landry                        1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   100.00% 
1    Chris Cain                         1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   100.00% 
9    Kinkaid McManus                    1   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   99.43%  
9    Gabrielle Cross                    1   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   99.43%  
9    Rhiannon Begley                    1   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   99.43%  
9    Charlie Saulino                    1   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   99.43%  
9    Judy Converse                      1   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   99.43%  
9    Dale Walkden                       1   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   99.43%  
9    Tish Soulliard                     1   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   99.43%  
9    Jack Kiuttu                        1   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   99.43%  
9    Train Jackson                      1   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   99.43%  
9    Sally Raynes                       1   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   99.43%  
19   Reno Boilard                       1   1   1   1   1   1   1   2   1   1   87.11%  
19   Max Bernstein                      1   1   1   1   1   1   1   2   1   1   87.11%  
19   John Catalano                      1   1   1   1   1   1   1   2   1   1   87.11%  
19   Lynda Hughes                       1   1   1   1   1   1   1   2   1   1   87.11%  
19   Shy Rees                           1   1   1   1   1   1   1   2   1   1   87.11%  
19   Nancy Reale                        1   1   1   1   1   1   1   2   1   1   87.11%  
19   John Hoey                          1   1   1   1   1   1   1   2   1   1   87.11%  
40   Kevin Stone                        1   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   47.41%  

Below you can find the most common 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 always considered equivalent, and do not have to correctly answer the question.

Q1. Name a one-word colour.

[People]

[Score]

1

RED

593

75.2%

2

BLUE

130

16.5%

3

BLACK

19

2.4%

4

WHITE

11

1.4%

5

GREEN

11

1.4%

+ 12 unranked (UR) answers.

Q2. Name a one-word shape.

[People]

[Score]

1

CIRCLE

350

44.4%

2

SQUARE

348

44.1%

3

ROUND

48

6.1%

4

TRIANGLE

23

2.9%

+ 14 unranked (UR) answers.

Q3. Name a 3-letter word.

[People]

[Score]

1

CAT

335

42.5%

2

THE

153

19.4%

3

DOG

90

11.4%

4

RED

33

4.2%

5

AND

27

3.4%

6

ONE

17

2.2%

+ 71 unranked (UR) answers.

Q4. Name the number of days in a month.

[People]

[Score]

1

30

521

66.0%

2

31

247

31.3%

+ 12 unranked (UR) answers.

Q5. Name a one-word insect.

[People]

[Score]

1

ANT

418

53.0%

2

FLY

205

26.0%

3

BEE

74

9.4%

4

SPIDER

27

3.4%

5

BEETLE

15

1.9%

6

MOSQUITO

10

1.3%

+ 19 unranked (UR) answers.

Q6. Name a one-word compass direction.

[People]

[Score]

1

NORTH

703

89.1%

2

EAST

35

4.4%

3

SOUTH

23

2.9%

4

WEST

21

2.7%

+ 5 unranked (UR) answers.

Q7. Name a planet.

[People]

[Score]

1

EARTH

578

73.3%

2

MARS

141

17.9%

3

PLUTO

23

2.9%

4

JUPITER

13

1.6%

5

SATURN

12

1.5%

+ 9 unranked (UR) answers.

Q8. Name a month of the year.

[People]

[Score]

1

JANUARY

287

36.4%

2

AUGUST

250

31.7%

3

JUNE

68

8.6%

4

JULY

58

7.4%

5

DECEMBER

46

5.8%

6

MAY

26

3.3%

7

FEBRUARY

14

1.8%

8

SEPTEMBER

10

1.3%

9

APRIL

10

1.3%

+ 6 unranked (UR) answers.

Q9. Name a letter of the alphabet.

[People]

[Score]

1

A

702

89.0%

2

E

12

1.5%

3

B

11

1.4%

+ 21 unranked (UR) answers.

Q10. Name a day of the week.

[People]

[Score]

1

MONDAY

419

53.1%

2

SUNDAY

159

20.2%

3

FRIDAY

97

12.3%

4

SATURDAY

75

9.5%

5

WEDNESDAY

21

2.7%

6

TUESDAY

11

1.4%

+ 4 unranked (UR) answers.


Most Recent Results

#158 August 2015
#157 July 2015
#156 June 2015
#155 May 2015
#154 April 2015
#153 March 2015
#152 February 2015
#151 January 2015
#150 December 2014
#149 November 2014
#148 October 2014
#147 September 2014

The contest started in July 2002.

 

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