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TD 194: General Knowledge: 20 of 10 -- Revised Scoring

Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:01 am
by esrever
I've re-scored TD 194 after removing the 13 cheating accounts that entered it.

Entrants:
1. nightreign
2. Wheatley
3. gamawire
4. geolawyerman
5. lieph82
6. MarkBarrett
7. sarah0114
8. dnbguy
9. JeopardyMom
10. CheezeWhiz
11. Peggles
12. jjwaymee
13. hscer
14. ElendilPickle
15. JoshuaRQI
16. Caboom
17. mennoknight
18. CrunchyTaco
19. dhkendall
20. Vanya
21. armorie
22. mitchparov
23. Rackme32
24. dude33
25. countyguy
26. econgator
27. BobF
28. immaf
29. DCrawshawJr
30. tjconn728
31. Woppy T
32. Magna
33. clprez
34. Leander
35. Mathew5000
36. TheyCallMeMrKid
37. whatisbishkek
38. dott888
39. Paucle
40. skullturf
41. Vermonter
42. Bamaman
43. RandyG
44. amorris525
45. ihavejeoprosy
46. goforthetie
47. Bob78164
48. jeffwolfe
49. Woof
50. debramc
51. Lumosityfan
52. UniquePerspective
53. lisa0012
54. eboettch
55. This Is Kirk!
56. barandall800
57. cheezguyty

Re: TD 194: General Knowledge: 20 of 10 -- Revised Scoring

Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:03 am
by esrever
1. NAMES OF BABY GIRLS

Name one of the 10 names most often given to newborn girls in the United States in 2013 according to the Social Security Administration.

Sophia -- 9 (Sheep)
nightreign
gamawire
dnbguy
jjwaymee
JoshuaRQI
CrunchyTaco
countyguy
tjconn728
jeffwolfe

Emma -- 7
sarah0114
dude33
TheyCallMeMrKid
whatisbishkek
RandyG
Woof
eboettch

Olivia -- 5
Woppy T
clprez
Leander
UniquePerspective
This Is Kirk!

Madison -- 5
mennoknight
Magna
Mathew5000
skullturf
Vermonter

Emily -- 4
geolawyerman
ElendilPickle
Paucle
Lumosityfan

Abigail -- 4
JeopardyMom
Peggles
hscer
ihavejeoprosy

Ava -- 3
MarkBarrett
mitchparov
cheezguyty

Isabella -- Singleton!
lisa0012

Elizabeth -- Singleton!
Rackme32

Unused answer
Mia

Drop -- 10
Vanya
BobF
Bamaman
goforthetie

Wrong answers -- 14
Wheatley - Bella (#58 on the list; peaked at #48 in 2010; current top name for female dogs)
lieph82 - Katherine (#77; peaked at #25 in 1991)
CheezeWhiz - Amanda (#298; last time in the top 10 was in 1995)
Caboom - Mary (#121; last time in the top 10 was in 1971)
dhkendall - Ashley (#67; in the top 10 as recently as 2005)
armorie - Maddie (Not in the top 1000)
econgator - Hannah (#23; in the top 10 as recently as 2007)
immaf - Caitlyn (#134 as Kaitlyn; peaked at #30 in 2000)
DCrawshawJr - Samantha (#29; in the top 10 as recently as 2005)
dott888 - Jennifer (#191; last time in the top 10 was in 1991)
amorris525 - Ashley (#67)
Bob78164 - Ashley (#67)
debramc - Bella (#58)
barandall800 - Anna (#35; peaked at #19 in 2001)

Re: TD 194: General Knowledge: 20 of 10 -- Revised Scoring

Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:03 am
by esrever
Scores After 1 Question:
57) 14 Wheatley
56) 14 lieph82
55) 14 CheezeWhiz
54) 14 Caboom
53) 14 dhkendall
52) 14 armorie
51) 14 econgator
50) 14 immaf
49) 14 DCrawshawJr
48) 14 dott888
47) 14 amorris525
46) 14 Bob78164
45) 14 debramc
44) 14 barandall800
43) 10 Vanya
42) 10 BobF
41) 10 Bamaman
40) 10 goforthetie
39) 9 nightreign
38) 9 gamawire
37) 9 dnbguy
36) 9 jjwaymee
35) 9 JoshuaRQI
34) 9 CrunchyTaco
33) 9 countyguy
32) 9 tjconn728
31) 9 jeffwolfe
30) 7 sarah0114
29) 7 dude33
28) 7 TheyCallMeMrKid
27) 7 whatisbishkek
26) 7 RandyG
25) 7 Woof
24) 7 eboettch
23) 5 mennoknight
22) 5 Woppy T
21) 5 Magna
20) 5 clprez
19) 5 Leander
18) 5 Mathew5000
17) 5 skullturf
16) 5 Vermonter
15) 5 UniquePerspective
14) 5 This Is Kirk!
13) 4 geolawyerman
12) 4 JeopardyMom
11) 4 Peggles
10) 4 hscer
9) 4 ElendilPickle
8) 4 Paucle
7) 4 ihavejeoprosy
6) 4 Lumosityfan
5) 3 MarkBarrett
4) 3 mitchparov
3) 3 cheezguyty
2) 1 Rackme32
1) 1 lisa0012

Average (mean) score: 8.052631
Median score: 7
Mode score: 14
14 players have the mode score
High score: 14
Low score: 1
Range: 13
Standard Deviation: 4.068608

Re: TD 194: General Knowledge: 20 of 10 -- Revised Scoring

Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:04 am
by esrever
2. POLYGONS

We all know that a triangle has 3 sides, a rectangle has 4 sides, a pentagon has 5 sides, and a hexagon has 6 sides. Name one of the 10 polygons described below. Give both the letter you choose and the polygon's name. Some of them each have multiple names that will be accepted as correct answers, but you need only give one answer. (Example: K. triangle)

(C) 9 sides -- nonagon -- 17 (Sheep)
gamawire
MarkBarrett
CheezeWhiz
jjwaymee
mennoknight
dhkendall
armorie
Rackme32
tjconn728
whatisbishkek
amorris525
debramc
Lumosityfan
UniquePerspective
lisa0012
This Is Kirk!
barandall800

(B) 8 sides -- octagon -- 9
ElendilPickle
JoshuaRQI
Caboom
CrunchyTaco
Magna
Leander
TheyCallMeMrKid
Bamaman
eboettch

(A) 7 sides -- heptagon or septagon -- 7
Wheatley
geolawyerman
dude33
econgator
immaf
clprez
RandyG

(F) 12 sides -- dodecagon -- 7
nightreign
lieph82
dnbguy
Peggles
mitchparov
DCrawshawJr
jeffwolfe

(E) 11 sides -- hendecagon -- 6
countyguy
Mathew5000
skullturf
Vermonter
goforthetie
Woof

(D) 10 sides -- decagon -- 4
hscer
BobF
Woppy T
dott888

(G) 13 sides -- triskaidecagon or tridecagon -- 4
Vanya
Paucle
ihavejeoprosy
Bob78164

(I) 15 sides -- pendedecagon -- Singleton!
cheezguyty

Unused answers
(H) 14 sides -- tetrakaidecagon or tetradecagon
(J) 16 sides -- hexdecagon

Drop: None

Wrong answers -- 22
sarah0114 - (F) 12 sides -- dodecahedron (It does have 12 sides but it's 3-dimensional; polygons are 2-dimensional.)
JeopardyMom - (F) 12 sides -- dodecahedron

Re: TD 194: General Knowledge: 20 of 10 -- Revised Scoring

Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:04 am
by esrever
Scores After 2 Questions:
57) 31 CheezeWhiz
56) 31 dhkendall
55) 31 armorie
54) 31 amorris525
53) 31 debramc
52) 31 barandall800
51) 29 sarah0114
50) 26 gamawire
49) 26 JeopardyMom
48) 26 jjwaymee
47) 26 tjconn728
46) 24 whatisbishkek
45) 23 Caboom
44) 22 mennoknight
43) 22 UniquePerspective
42) 22 This Is Kirk!
41) 21 Wheatley
40) 21 lieph82
39) 21 econgator
38) 21 immaf
37) 21 DCrawshawJr
36) 21 Lumosityfan
35) 20 MarkBarrett
34) 19 Bamaman
33) 18 JoshuaRQI
32) 18 CrunchyTaco
31) 18 Rackme32
30) 18 dott888
29) 18 Bob78164
28) 18 lisa0012
27) 16 nightreign
26) 16 dnbguy
25) 16 TheyCallMeMrKid
24) 16 goforthetie
23) 16 jeffwolfe
22) 16 eboettch
21) 15 countyguy
20) 14 Vanya
19) 14 dude33
18) 14 BobF
17) 14 Magna
16) 14 Leander
15) 14 RandyG
14) 13 ElendilPickle
13) 13 Woof
12) 12 clprez
11) 11 geolawyerman
10) 11 Peggles
9) 11 Mathew5000
8) 11 skullturf
7) 11 Vermonter
6) 10 mitchparov
5) 9 Woppy T
4) 8 hscer
3) 8 Paucle
2) 8 ihavejeoprosy
1) 4 cheezguyty

Average (mean) score: 18.24561
Median score: 18
Mode score: 14
6 players have the mode score
High score: 31
Low score: 4
Range: 27
Standard Deviation: 6.892025

Re: TD 194: General Knowledge: 20 of 10 -- Revised Scoring

Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:05 am
by esrever
3. NUMBERS

Name one of these numbers in Arabic number form. Give both your chosen letter and the number. You do not need to name the language. (Example: K. 34)

(D) quatre vingt (80 - French) -- 15 (Sheep)
geolawyerman
MarkBarrett
sarah0114
dnbguy
dhkendall
dude33
BobF
Woppy T
Vermonter
RandyG
ihavejeoprosy
Woof
Lumosityfan
UniquePerspective
This Is Kirk!

(B) veinte (20 - Spanish) -- 11
Wheatley
gamawire
JeopardyMom
ElendilPickle
JoshuaRQI
mitchparov
countyguy
Bamaman
amorris525
jeffwolfe
barandall800

(G) sechzig (60 - German) -- 9
nightreign
jjwaymee
hscer
Caboom
mennoknight
Magna
Leander
debramc
eboettch

(I) novem (9 - Latin) -- 5
CheezeWhiz
CrunchyTaco
immaf
tjconn728
cheezguyty

(A) MCMLXVIII (1968 - Roman numeral) -- 4
Rackme32
econgator
TheyCallMeMrKid
lisa0012

(C) cinquemila (5000 - Italian) -- 4
lieph82
Vanya
DCrawshawJr
whatisbishkek

(H) eenenvijftig (51 - Dutch) -- 4
Mathew5000
skullturf
goforthetie
Bob78164

(F) pedwar (4 - Welsh) -- Singleton!
Peggles

(J) kvardek sep (47 - Esperanto) -- Singleton!
Paucle

Unused answer
(E) dezoito (18 - Portuguese)

Drop -- 10
dott888

Wrong answers -- 20
armorie - (B) viente -- 200 (One too many zeroes; it's 20 in Spanish)
clprez - (H) eenenvijftig -- 50 (It's 51 in Dutch; so close!)

Re: TD 194: General Knowledge: 20 of 10 -- Revised Scoring

Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:06 am
by esrever
Scores After 3 Questions:
57) 51 armorie
56) 46 dhkendall
55) 44 sarah0114
54) 42 amorris525
53) 42 barandall800
52) 40 debramc
51) 37 gamawire
50) 37 JeopardyMom
49) 37 UniquePerspective
48) 37 This Is Kirk!
47) 36 CheezeWhiz
46) 36 Lumosityfan
45) 35 MarkBarrett
44) 35 jjwaymee
43) 32 Wheatley
42) 32 Caboom
41) 32 clprez
40) 31 dnbguy
39) 31 mennoknight
38) 31 tjconn728
37) 30 Bamaman
36) 29 JoshuaRQI
35) 29 dude33
34) 29 BobF
33) 29 RandyG
32) 28 whatisbishkek
31) 28 dott888
30) 28 Woof
29) 27 jeffwolfe
28) 26 geolawyerman
27) 26 countyguy
26) 26 immaf
25) 26 Vermonter
24) 25 nightreign
23) 25 lieph82
22) 25 econgator
21) 25 DCrawshawJr
20) 25 eboettch
19) 24 ElendilPickle
18) 24 Woppy T
17) 23 CrunchyTaco
16) 23 Magna
15) 23 Leander
14) 23 ihavejeoprosy
13) 22 Rackme32
12) 22 Bob78164
11) 22 lisa0012
10) 21 mitchparov
9) 20 TheyCallMeMrKid
8) 20 goforthetie
7) 18 Vanya
6) 17 hscer
5) 15 Mathew5000
4) 15 skullturf
3) 12 Peggles
2) 9 Paucle
1) 9 cheezguyty

Average (mean) score: 27.92982
Median score: 28
Mode score: 25
5 players have the mode score
High score: 51
Low score: 9
Range: 42
Standard Deviation: 8.75663

Re: TD 194: General Knowledge: 20 of 10 -- Revised Scoring

Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:07 am
by esrever
4. NUMBER ONE SONGS BY YEAR

Name the year ending in 0 in which one of the following songs was a #1 hit in the U.S. for at least one week, according to Billboard magazine and/or Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954 book. Give both your chosen letter and the year. (Example: K. 1950)

(D) Just The Way You Are by Bruno Mars (2010) -- 11 (Sheep)
nightreign
geolawyerman
ElendilPickle
JoshuaRQI
armorie
DCrawshawJr
TheyCallMeMrKid
whatisbishkek
Lumosityfan
barandall800
cheezguyty

(J) It Must Have Been Love by Roxette (1990) -- 9
Wheatley
jjwaymee
mennoknight
Leander
dott888
Paucle
skullturf
ihavejeoprosy
lisa0012

(B) Call Me by Blondie (1980) -- 9
hscer
mitchparov
BobF
clprez
Mathew5000
Bob78164
jeffwolfe
debramc
UniquePerspective

(A) Say My Name by Destiny's Child (2000) -- 7
lieph82
dnbguy
CheezeWhiz
dude33
econgator
tjconn728
eboettch

(G) American Woman by The Guess Who (1970) -- 5
JeopardyMom
CrunchyTaco
countyguy
Vermonter
This Is Kirk!

(I) Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers (1960) -- 5
sarah0114
Vanya
Woppy T
Magna
Woof

(H) Tuxedo Junction by Glenn Miller & His Orchestra (1940) -- 4
gamawire
MarkBarrett
dhkendall
Rackme32

(E) Music! Music! Music! by Teresa Brewer (1950) -- 3
Peggles
Bamaman
RandyG

Unused answers
(C) Swanee by Al Jolson (1920)
(F) Semper Fidelis by U.S. Marine Band (1890)

Drop -- 10
goforthetie

Wrong answers -- 16
Caboom - (J) It Must Have Been Love by Roxette -- 1980
immaf - (H) Tuxedo Junction by Glenn Miller & His Orchestra -- 1950
amorris525 - (B) Call Me by Blondie -- 1990

Re: TD 194: General Knowledge: 20 of 10 -- Revised Scoring

Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:07 am
by esrever
Scores After 4 Questions:
57) 62 armorie
56) 58 amorris525
55) 53 barandall800
54) 50 dhkendall
53) 49 sarah0114
52) 49 debramc
51) 48 Caboom
50) 47 Lumosityfan
49) 46 UniquePerspective
48) 44 jjwaymee
47) 43 CheezeWhiz
46) 42 JeopardyMom
45) 42 immaf
44) 42 This Is Kirk!
43) 41 Wheatley
42) 41 gamawire
41) 41 clprez
40) 40 JoshuaRQI
39) 40 mennoknight
38) 39 MarkBarrett
37) 39 whatisbishkek
36) 38 dnbguy
35) 38 BobF
34) 38 tjconn728
33) 37 geolawyerman
32) 37 dott888
31) 36 nightreign
30) 36 dude33
29) 36 DCrawshawJr
28) 36 jeffwolfe
27) 35 ElendilPickle
26) 33 Bamaman
25) 33 Woof
24) 32 lieph82
23) 32 econgator
22) 32 Leander
21) 32 RandyG
20) 32 ihavejeoprosy
19) 32 eboettch
18) 31 countyguy
17) 31 TheyCallMeMrKid
16) 31 Vermonter
15) 31 Bob78164
14) 31 lisa0012
13) 30 mitchparov
12) 30 goforthetie
11) 29 Woppy T
10) 28 CrunchyTaco
9) 28 Magna
8) 26 hscer
7) 26 Rackme32
6) 24 Mathew5000
5) 24 skullturf
4) 23 Vanya
3) 20 cheezguyty
2) 18 Paucle
1) 15 Peggles

Average (mean) score: 36.08772
Median score: 36
Mode score: 32
6 players have the mode score
High score: 62
Low score: 15
Range: 47
Standard Deviation: 9.330251

Re: TD 194: General Knowledge: 20 of 10 -- Revised Scoring

Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:08 am
by esrever
5. BASEBALL TEAMS

Name one of the current Major League Baseball teams whose team name is in one of the positions 11 through 20 (inclusive) on the alphabetical list of MLB team names. To be clear: It's the team names that are alphabetized, not the team locations.

Giants -- 8 (Sheep)
jjwaymee
ElendilPickle
Vanya
dude33
econgator
BobF
whatisbishkek
goforthetie

Padres -- 7
MarkBarrett
Woppy T
Magna
skullturf
Bamaman
amorris525
barandall800

Pirates -- 7
geolawyerman
dnbguy
mitchparov
DCrawshawJr
tjconn728
Bob78164
Woof

Marlins -- 6
Peggles
JoshuaRQI
Rackme32
TheyCallMeMrKid
jeffwolfe
Lumosityfan

Nationals -- 6
hscer
CrunchyTaco
dhkendall
clprez
ihavejeoprosy
This Is Kirk!

Mets -- 5
Wheatley
Caboom
Mathew5000
eboettch
cheezguyty

Mariners -- 4
JeopardyMom
armorie
Vermonter
lisa0012

Indians -- 3
mennoknight
dott888
UniquePerspective

Orioles -- 3
gamawire
sarah0114
countyguy

Phillies -- 3
CheezeWhiz
Leander
RandyG

Drop -- 10
nightreign

Wrong answers -- 13
lieph82 - Red Sox (#23 on the list)
immaf - Cubs (#8)
Paucle - Rangers (#21)
debramc - Rangers (#21)

Re: TD 194: General Knowledge: 20 of 10 -- Revised Scoring

Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:08 am
by esrever
Scores After 5 Questions:
57) 66 armorie
56) 65 amorris525
55) 62 debramc
54) 60 barandall800
53) 56 dhkendall
52) 55 immaf
51) 53 Caboom
50) 53 Lumosityfan
49) 52 sarah0114
48) 52 jjwaymee
47) 49 UniquePerspective
46) 48 This Is Kirk!
45) 47 clprez
44) 47 whatisbishkek
43) 46 nightreign
42) 46 Wheatley
41) 46 MarkBarrett
40) 46 JeopardyMom
39) 46 CheezeWhiz
38) 46 JoshuaRQI
37) 46 BobF
36) 45 lieph82
35) 45 dnbguy
34) 45 tjconn728
33) 44 gamawire
32) 44 geolawyerman
31) 44 dude33
30) 43 ElendilPickle
29) 43 mennoknight
28) 43 DCrawshawJr
27) 42 jeffwolfe
26) 40 econgator
25) 40 dott888
24) 40 Bamaman
23) 40 Woof
22) 38 ihavejeoprosy
21) 38 goforthetie
20) 38 Bob78164
19) 37 mitchparov
18) 37 TheyCallMeMrKid
17) 37 eboettch
16) 36 Woppy T
15) 35 Magna
14) 35 Leander
13) 35 Vermonter
12) 35 RandyG
11) 35 lisa0012
10) 34 CrunchyTaco
9) 34 countyguy
8) 32 hscer
7) 32 Rackme32
6) 31 Vanya
5) 31 Paucle
4) 31 skullturf
3) 29 Mathew5000
2) 25 cheezguyty
1) 21 Peggles

Average (mean) score: 42.47368
Median score: 43
Mode score: 46
7 players have the mode score
High score: 66
Low score: 21
Range: 45
Standard Deviation: 9.387491

Re: TD 194: General Knowledge: 20 of 10 -- Revised Scoring

Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:09 am
by esrever
6. REALLY HIGH HIGHEST POINTS

Name one of the countries whose highest point is among the 9 highest highest points by country in the world. (Two of the countries have a highest point that is the same elevation and therefore they are tied on the list; this means that there are actually 10 countries from which to choose.) The country must be a sovereign state that is a member of the United Nations.

Nepal (Mount Everest 29,029 ft) -- 15 (Sheep)
Wheatley
gamawire
sarah0114
dnbguy
JeopardyMom
JoshuaRQI
Caboom
Rackme32
econgator
dott888
Bamaman
amorris525
jeffwolfe
Lumosityfan
lisa0012

India (Kanchenjunga 28,169 ft) -- 9
hscer
CrunchyTaco
countyguy
Woppy T
Magna
Leander
Paucle
RandyG
ihavejeoprosy

Argentina (Aconcagua 22,835 ft) -- 6
geolawyerman
MarkBarrett
CheezeWhiz
jjwaymee
tjconn728
Bob78164

China (Mount Everest 29,029 ft) -- 5
lieph82
mennoknight
dude33
BobF
skullturf

Pakistan (K2 28,512 ft) -- 3
ElendilPickle
clprez
This Is Kirk!

Bhutan (Gangkhar Puensum 24,836 ft) -- 2
Peggles
whatisbishkek

Tajikistan (Ismoil Somoni Peak 24,590 ft) -- 2
goforthetie
cheezguyty

Kyrgyzstan (Jenish Chokusu 24,406 ft) -- 2
Vanya
Woof

Unused answers
Afghanistan (Noshaq 24,580 ft)
Kazakhstan (Khan Tengri 22,999 ft)

Drop -- 10
DCrawshawJr
TheyCallMeMrKid

Wrong answers -- 20
nightreign - United States (#15 on the list)
dhkendall - Lesotho (#56)
armorie - Tanzania (#17)
mitchparov - Peru (#12)
immaf - Switzerland (#34)
Mathew5000 - Kenya (#23)
Vermonter - Tanzania (#17)
debramc - Chile (#11 -- so close!)
UniquePerspective - United States (#15)
eboettch - United States (#15)
barandall800 - United States (#15)

Re: TD 194: General Knowledge: 20 of 10 -- Revised Scoring

Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:10 am
by esrever
Scores After 6 Questions:
57) 86 armorie
56) 82 debramc
55) 80 amorris525
54) 80 barandall800
53) 76 dhkendall
52) 75 immaf
51) 69 UniquePerspective
50) 68 Caboom
49) 68 Lumosityfan
48) 67 sarah0114
47) 66 nightreign
46) 61 Wheatley
45) 61 JeopardyMom
44) 61 JoshuaRQI
43) 60 dnbguy
42) 59 gamawire
41) 58 jjwaymee
40) 57 mitchparov
39) 57 jeffwolfe
38) 57 eboettch
37) 55 econgator
36) 55 dott888
35) 55 Vermonter
34) 55 Bamaman
33) 53 DCrawshawJr
32) 52 MarkBarrett
31) 52 CheezeWhiz
30) 51 BobF
29) 51 tjconn728
28) 51 This Is Kirk!
27) 50 geolawyerman
26) 50 lieph82
25) 50 clprez
24) 50 lisa0012
23) 49 dude33
22) 49 Mathew5000
21) 49 whatisbishkek
20) 48 mennoknight
19) 47 Rackme32
18) 47 TheyCallMeMrKid
17) 47 ihavejeoprosy
16) 46 ElendilPickle
15) 45 Woppy T
14) 44 Magna
13) 44 Leander
12) 44 RandyG
11) 44 Bob78164
10) 43 CrunchyTaco
9) 43 countyguy
8) 42 Woof
7) 41 hscer
6) 40 Paucle
5) 40 goforthetie
4) 36 skullturf
3) 33 Vanya
2) 27 cheezguyty
1) 23 Peggles

Average (mean) score: 53.49123
Median score: 51
Mode score: 44
4 players have the mode score
High score: 86
Low score: 23
Range: 63
Standard Deviation: 13.07533

Re: TD 194: General Knowledge: 20 of 10 -- Revised Scoring

Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:11 am
by esrever
7. BIG CITIES - PART ONE

Name one of the 10 most-populous cities in the continental United States EAST of the Mississippi River based on population within the city limits according to the 2010 census.

Philadelphia, PA (#3; 1,526,006) -- 10 (Sheep)
Peggles
mennoknight
dhkendall
Woppy T
Magna
Leander
skullturf
amorris525
jeffwolfe
Lumosityfan

Jacksonville, FL (#4; 821,784) -- 7
lieph82
CheezeWhiz
CrunchyTaco
countyguy
RandyG
ihavejeoprosy
Woof

New York, NY (#1; 8,175,133) -- 6
Wheatley
dnbguy
Caboom
mitchparov
econgator
Vermonter

Chicago, IL (#2; 2,695,598) -- 6
sarah0114
Rackme32
TheyCallMeMrKid
Bamaman
debramc
eboettch

Columbus, OH (#6; 787,033) -- 4
jjwaymee
hscer
tjconn728
whatisbishkek

Detroit, MI (#8; 713,777) -- 4
Vanya
BobF
clprez
Bob78164

Charlotte, NC (#7; 731,424) -- 3
Paucle
This Is Kirk!
cheezguyty

Indianapolis, IN (#5; 820,445) -- Singleton!
lisa0012

Unused answers
Memphis, TN (#9; 646,889)
Baltimore, MD (#10; 620,961)

Drop -- 10
barandall800

Wrong answers -- 15
nightreign - Boston, MA (#11 on the list; 617,594)
gamawire - Boston, MA
geolawyerman - Atlanta, GA (#16; 420,003)
MarkBarrett - Boston, MA
JeopardyMom - Boston, MA
ElendilPickle - Boston, MA
JoshuaRQI - Boston, MA
armorie - Atlanta, GA
dude33 - Boston, MA
immaf - St. Petersburg, FL (#32; 244,769)
DCrawshawJr - Boston, MA
Mathew5000 - Miami, FL (#18; 399,457)
dott888 - Atlanta, GA
goforthetie - Louisville, KY (#13; 597,337)
UniquePerspective - Boston, MA

Re: TD 194: General Knowledge: 20 of 10 -- Revised Scoring

Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:11 am
by esrever
Scores After 7 Questions:
57) 101 armorie
56) 90 immaf
55) 90 amorris525
54) 90 barandall800
53) 88 debramc
52) 86 dhkendall
51) 84 UniquePerspective
50) 81 nightreign
49) 78 Lumosityfan
48) 76 JeopardyMom
47) 76 JoshuaRQI
46) 74 gamawire
45) 74 Caboom
44) 73 sarah0114
43) 70 dott888
42) 68 DCrawshawJr
41) 67 Wheatley
40) 67 MarkBarrett
39) 67 jeffwolfe
38) 66 dnbguy
37) 65 geolawyerman
36) 64 dude33
35) 64 Mathew5000
34) 63 mitchparov
33) 63 eboettch
32) 62 jjwaymee
31) 61 ElendilPickle
30) 61 econgator
29) 61 Vermonter
28) 61 Bamaman
27) 59 CheezeWhiz
26) 58 mennoknight
25) 57 lieph82
24) 55 BobF
23) 55 tjconn728
22) 55 Woppy T
21) 55 goforthetie
20) 54 Magna
19) 54 clprez
18) 54 Leander
17) 54 ihavejeoprosy
16) 54 This Is Kirk!
15) 53 Rackme32
14) 53 TheyCallMeMrKid
13) 53 whatisbishkek
12) 51 RandyG
11) 51 lisa0012
10) 50 CrunchyTaco
9) 50 countyguy
8) 49 Woof
7) 48 Bob78164
6) 46 skullturf
5) 45 hscer
4) 43 Paucle
3) 37 Vanya
2) 33 Peggles
1) 30 cheezguyty

Average (mean) score: 62.22807
Median score: 61
Mode score: 54
5 players have the mode score
High score: 101
Low score: 30
Range: 71
Standard Deviation: 14.84503

Re: TD 194: General Knowledge: 20 of 10 -- Revised Scoring

Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:12 am
by esrever
8. BIG CITIES - PART TWO

Name one of the 10 most-populous cities in the continental United States WEST of the Mississippi River based on population within the city limits according to the 2010 census.

Phoenix AZ (#3; 1,445,632) -- 11 (Sheep)
geolawyerman
CheezeWhiz
CrunchyTaco
BobF
immaf
Woppy T
Mathew5000
skullturf
amorris525
UniquePerspective
barandall800

Los Angeles CA (#1; 3,792,621) -- 9
Wheatley
JoshuaRQI
Caboom
mitchparov
Rackme32
dude33
econgator
Vermonter
eboettch

Houston TX (#2; 2,100,263) -- 7
gamawire
sarah0114
dhkendall
armorie
Leander
TheyCallMeMrKid
jeffwolfe

San Diego CA (#5; 1,307,402) -- 5
Peggles
mennoknight
Magna
RandyG
Lumosityfan

Dallas TX (#6; 1,197,816) -- 5
JeopardyMom
ElendilPickle
debramc
lisa0012
cheezguyty

San Jose CA (#7; 945,942) -- 5
whatisbishkek
Paucle
Bamaman
Bob78164
Woof

San Francisco CA (#9; 805,235) -- 5
MarkBarrett
Vanya
DCrawshawJr
dott888
goforthetie

Austin TX #8; (790,390) -- 4
jjwaymee
hscer
tjconn728
clprez

San Antonio TX (#4; 1,327,407) -- 4
dnbguy
countyguy
ihavejeoprosy
This Is Kirk!

Unused answer
Fort Worth, TX (#10; 741,206)

Drop: None

Wrong answers -- 16
nightreign - Las Vegas, NV (#15 on the list; 583,756)
lieph82 - Oakland, CA (#24; 390,724)

Re: TD 194: General Knowledge: 20 of 10 -- Revised Scoring

Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:13 am
by esrever
Scores After 8 Questions:
57) 108 armorie
56) 101 immaf
55) 101 amorris525
54) 101 barandall800
53) 97 nightreign
52) 95 UniquePerspective
51) 93 dhkendall
50) 93 debramc
49) 85 JoshuaRQI
48) 83 Caboom
47) 83 Lumosityfan
46) 81 gamawire
45) 81 JeopardyMom
44) 80 sarah0114
43) 76 Wheatley
42) 76 geolawyerman
41) 75 Mathew5000
40) 75 dott888
39) 74 jeffwolfe
38) 73 lieph82
37) 73 dude33
36) 73 DCrawshawJr
35) 72 MarkBarrett
34) 72 mitchparov
33) 72 eboettch
32) 70 dnbguy
31) 70 CheezeWhiz
30) 70 econgator
29) 70 Vermonter
28) 66 jjwaymee
27) 66 ElendilPickle
26) 66 BobF
25) 66 Woppy T
24) 66 Bamaman
23) 63 mennoknight
22) 62 Rackme32
21) 61 CrunchyTaco
20) 61 Leander
19) 60 TheyCallMeMrKid
18) 60 goforthetie
17) 59 tjconn728
16) 59 Magna
15) 58 clprez
14) 58 whatisbishkek
13) 58 ihavejeoprosy
12) 58 This Is Kirk!
11) 57 skullturf
10) 56 RandyG
9) 56 lisa0012
8) 54 countyguy
7) 54 Woof
6) 53 Bob78164
5) 49 hscer
4) 48 Paucle
3) 42 Vanya
2) 38 Peggles
1) 35 cheezguyty

Average (mean) score: 69.50877
Median score: 70
Mode score: 66
5 players have the mode score
High score: 108
Low score: 35
Range: 73
Standard Deviation: 16.09902

Re: TD 194: General Knowledge: 20 of 10 -- Revised Scoring

Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:13 am
by esrever
9. CENTURY OF BIRTH

Name the century in which one of these historical figures was born. Give both the letter you choose and the century. (Example: K. 18th century)

(J) Christopher Columbus (15th -- 1450) -- 16 (Sheep)
Wheatley
dnbguy
JeopardyMom
CheezeWhiz
Caboom
armorie
mitchparov
Rackme32
Woppy T
clprez
TheyCallMeMrKid
dott888
ihavejeoprosy
Bob78164
jeffwolfe
eboettch

(F) Queen Anne of Great Britain (17th -- 1665) -- 11
MarkBarrett
sarah0114
jjwaymee
CrunchyTaco
Vanya
Leander
Mathew5000
skullturf
Bamaman
Woof
cheezguyty

(A) William Shakespeare (16th -- 1564) -- 9
econgator
BobF
immaf
DCrawshawJr
Magna
whatisbishkek
Lumosityfan
UniquePerspective
This Is Kirk!

(I) Pocahontas (16th -- 1595) -- 8
geolawyerman
lieph82
JoshuaRQI
tjconn728
Paucle
Vermonter
amorris525
barandall800

(H) Henry David Thoreau (19th -- 1817) -- 3
gamawire
ElendilPickle
dude33

(G) Michelangelo (15th -- 1475) -- 2
mennoknight
RandyG

(B) Harriet Beecher Stowe (19th -- 1811) -- Singleton!
Peggles

(C) Thomas Edison (19th -- 1847) -- Singleton!
nightreign

(D) Genghis Khan (12th -- 1162) -- Singleton!
countyguy

(E) Clark Gable (20th -- 1901) -- Singleton!
lisa0012

Drop: None

Wrong answers -- 21
hscer - 17th - Pocahontas
goforthetie - 19th - Clark Gable
dhkendall - 17th - Pocahontas
debramc - 18th - Thomas Edison

Re: TD 194: General Knowledge: 20 of 10 -- Revised Scoring

Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:14 am
by esrever
Scores After 9 Questions:
57) 124 armorie
56) 114 dhkendall
55) 114 debramc
54) 110 immaf
53) 109 amorris525
52) 109 barandall800
51) 104 UniquePerspective
50) 99 Caboom
49) 98 nightreign
48) 97 JeopardyMom
47) 93 JoshuaRQI
46) 92 Wheatley
45) 92 Lumosityfan
44) 91 sarah0114
43) 91 dott888
42) 90 jeffwolfe
41) 88 mitchparov
40) 88 eboettch
39) 86 dnbguy
38) 86 CheezeWhiz
37) 86 Mathew5000
36) 84 gamawire
35) 84 geolawyerman
34) 83 MarkBarrett
33) 82 DCrawshawJr
32) 82 Woppy T
31) 81 lieph82
30) 81 goforthetie
29) 79 econgator
28) 78 Rackme32
27) 78 Vermonter
26) 77 jjwaymee
25) 77 Bamaman
24) 76 dude33
23) 76 TheyCallMeMrKid
22) 75 BobF
21) 74 clprez
20) 74 ihavejeoprosy
19) 72 CrunchyTaco
18) 72 Leander
17) 70 hscer
16) 69 ElendilPickle
15) 69 Bob78164
14) 68 Magna
13) 68 skullturf
12) 67 tjconn728
11) 67 whatisbishkek
10) 67 This Is Kirk!
9) 65 mennoknight
8) 65 Woof
7) 58 RandyG
6) 57 lisa0012
5) 56 Paucle
4) 55 countyguy
3) 53 Vanya
2) 46 cheezguyty
1) 39 Peggles

Average (mean) score: 80.4386
Median score: 81
Mode score: 67
3 players have the mode score
High score: 124
Low score: 39
Range: 85
Standard Deviation: 17.48315

Re: TD 194: General Knowledge: 20 of 10 -- Revised Scoring

Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:14 am
by esrever
10. IT'S A GAS

Name a chemical element other than oxygen that is a gas at room temperature.

Helium -- 9
nightreign
dnbguy
JeopardyMom
Caboom
mitchparov
Woppy T
clprez
dott888
goforthetie

Hydrogen -- 7
jjwaymee
dhkendall
Vanya
armorie
Bamaman
lisa0012
This Is Kirk!

Xenon -- 7
Wheatley
lieph82
Peggles
immaf
DCrawshawJr
tjconn728
Mathew5000

Neon -- 6
geolawyerman
sarah0114
ElendilPickle
dude33
skullturf
ihavejeoprosy

Argon -- 6
hscer
CrunchyTaco
Rackme32
econgator
BobF
TheyCallMeMrKid

Krypton -- 6
countyguy
Leander
whatisbishkek
Paucle
Woof
Lumosityfan

Nitrogen -- 4
JoshuaRQI
mennoknight
jeffwolfe
cheezguyty

Fluorine -- 4
Magna
Vermonter
Bob78164
debramc

Chlorine -- 2
CheezeWhiz
RandyG

Radon -- 2
MarkBarrett
eboettch

Drop -- 10
gamawire
UniquePerspective
barandall800

Wrong answers -- 14
amorris525 - Boron -- It's a solid at room temperature.