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Common Answers - April

April'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 851 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    Ken Franklin                       2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   2   84.68%  
2    Tara Juchems                       1   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   84.10%  
3    Todd Laplace                       2   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   77.96%  
4    Joe Wells                          2   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   2   71.22%  
5    Kyle Shepard                       1   2   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   62.72%  
6    Maria Johnson                      1   1   2   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   60.89%  
7    Tim Nordman                        2   2   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   58.15%  
8    Simon Fogiel                       1   2   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   2   57.30%  
9    Erin Kronman                       1   1   4   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   50.77%  
10   Jenifer Gower                      2   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   3   50.12%  
11   Ryan Lakey                         2   2   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   50.05%  
12   Deborah Brett                      3   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   45.73%  
13   Peter Scandrett                    1   2   3   1   1   1   1   1   1   2   44.72%  
14   Dan Tominey                        1   1   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   2   44.68%  
15   Rita Khavich                       2   1   3   2   1   1   1   1   1   2   40.24%  
16   Debbie Smith                       3   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   39.37%  
17   Kim Groneman                       1   2   1   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   36.48%  
18   Hazel Cartwright                   3   1   1   2   1   1   1   1   1   2   35.96%  
19   Dave Baskind                       1   1   3   2   1   1   1   1   1   3   35.49%  
20   Matt Wilcox                        1   2   3   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   35.44%  
262  Kevin Stone                        2   2   4   2   1   1   5   1   1   2   0.75%   

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 one-word black and white animal [excluding ZEBRA].

[People]

[Score]

1

PANDA

274

32.2%

2

SKUNK

254

29.8%

3

PENGUIN

149

17.5%

4

COW

51

6.0%

5

DALMATIAN

22

2.6%

6

CAT

20

2.4%

7

DOG

16

1.9%

8

BADGER

12

1.4%

9

ZEBRA

10

1.2%

+ 21 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q2. Name the main colour of a road sign.

[People]

[Score]

1

RED

358

42.1%

2

YELLOW

267

31.4%

3

GREEN

104

12.2%

4

WHITE

87

10.2%

5

BLUE

18

2.1%

6

BLACK

12

1.4%

+ 4 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q3. Name the number of seconds that it takes to count to 100.

[People]

[Score]

1

100

195

22.9%

2

50

164

19.3%

3

30

128

15.0%

4

60

99

11.6%

5

20

63

7.4%

6

25

32

3.8%

7

40

26

3.1%

8

10

22

2.6%

9

45

19

2.2%

10

75

16

1.9%

11

15

13

1.5%

12

90

10

1.2%

+ 35 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q4. Name a city in India.

[People]

[Score]

1

NEW DELHI

413

48.5%

2

MUMBAI / BOMBAY

299

35.1%

3

KOLKATA / CALCUTTA

43

5.1%

4

DUBAI

18

2.1%

5

BANGLADESH

18

2.1%

+ 45 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q5. Name the number of doors in an average house.

[People]

[Score]

1

10

324

38.1%

2

8

105

12.3%

3

5

69

8.1%

4

7

60

7.1%

5

6

56

6.6%

6

12

53

6.2%

7

15

39

4.6%

8

2

31

3.6%

9

20

29

3.4%

10

3

23

2.7%

11

9

19

2.2%

12

4

17

2.0%

+ 12 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q6. Name a one-word non-alcoholic drink.

[People]

[Score]

1

WATER

276

32.4%

2

COKE

135

15.9%

3

SODA

103

12.1%

4

MILK

88

10.3%

5

TEA

47

5.5%

6

JUICE

44

5.2%

7

COFFEE

37

4.3%

8

COLA

32

3.8%

9

LEMONADE

25

2.9%

10

PEPSI

13

1.5%

+ 26 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q7. Name a type of cheese.

[People]

[Score]

1

CHEDDAR

526

61.8%

2

SWISS

139

16.3%

3

AMERICAN

44

5.2%

4

EDAM

25

2.9%

5

MOZZARELLA

17

2.0%

6

BLUE

16

1.9%

7

BRIE

15

1.8%

8

PARMESAN

11

1.3%

9

GOUDA

10

1.2%

+ 31 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q8. Name a unit of distance.

[People]

[Score]

1

MILE

528

62.0%

2

METRE / METER

136

16.0%

3

FOOT

74

8.7%

4

KILOMETRE / KILOMETER

68

8.0%

5

INCH

25

2.9%

+ 14 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q9. Name a unit of weight.

[People]

[Score]

1

POUND

616

72.4%

2

KILOGRAM

126

14.8%

3

GRAM

61

7.2%

4

TON

16

1.9%

5

OUNCE

16

1.9%

+ 6 other unranked (UR) answers.

Q10. Name a unit of time.

[People]

[Score]

1

MINUTE

312

36.7%

2

SECOND

285

33.5%

3

HOUR

233

27.4%

+ 14 other unranked (UR) answers.


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The contest started in July 2002.

 

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