Philip Newton (pne) wrote,
Philip Newton
pne

Poll: cultural differences

D'oh! I messed up on the "number of days in a month". Please ignore that question and use this poll instead. (You'll probably have to use your "Back" button afterwards to get back to this entry, since the extra poll will take you to a dummy entry after submission.)

Poll #1576223 Days in a month

What's the maximum number of days in a month?

Mean: 31.00 Median: 31 Std. Dev 0.00
0(0.0%)
16
0(0.0%)
17
0(0.0%)
18
0(0.0%)
19
0(0.0%)
20
0(0.0%)
21
0(0.0%)
22
0(0.0%)
23
0(0.0%)
24
0(0.0%)
25
0(0.0%)
26
0(0.0%)
27
0(0.0%)
28
0(0.0%)
29
0(0.0%)
30
0(0.0%)
31
26(100.0%)
32
0(0.0%)
33
0(0.0%)
34
0(0.0%)
35
0(0.0%)

Poll #1576221 cultural differences

How many planets are there in our solar system?

Mean: 8.45 Median: 8 Std. Dev 0.97
0(0.0%)
3
0(0.0%)
4
0(0.0%)
5
0(0.0%)
6
0(0.0%)
7
0(0.0%)
8
20(69.0%)
9
8(27.6%)
10
0(0.0%)
11
0(0.0%)
12
0(0.0%)
13
1(3.4%)
14
0(0.0%)
15
0(0.0%)
16
0(0.0%)
17
0(0.0%)
18
0(0.0%)
19
0(0.0%)
20
0(0.0%)
21
0(0.0%)
22
0(0.0%)

How many continents are there?

Mean: 6.83 Median: 7 Std. Dev 0.46
0(0.0%)
1
0(0.0%)
2
0(0.0%)
3
0(0.0%)
4
0(0.0%)
5
1(3.4%)
6
3(10.3%)
7
25(86.2%)
8
0(0.0%)
9
0(0.0%)
10
0(0.0%)
11
0(0.0%)
12
0(0.0%)
13
0(0.0%)
14
0(0.0%)
15
0(0.0%)
16
0(0.0%)

How many colours are there in the rainbow?

Mean: 6.86 Median: 7 Std. Dev 0.35
0(0.0%)
1
0(0.0%)
2
0(0.0%)
3
0(0.0%)
4
0(0.0%)
5
0(0.0%)
6
4(14.3%)
7
24(85.7%)
8
0(0.0%)
9
0(0.0%)
10
0(0.0%)
11
0(0.0%)
12
0(0.0%)
13
0(0.0%)
14
0(0.0%)
15
0(0.0%)
16
0(0.0%)

How many letters are there in the alphabet?

Mean: 26.18 Median: 26 Std. Dev 1.36
0(0.0%)
20
0(0.0%)
21
0(0.0%)
22
0(0.0%)
23
0(0.0%)
24
1(3.6%)
25
0(0.0%)
26
26(92.9%)
27
0(0.0%)
28
0(0.0%)
29
0(0.0%)
30
0(0.0%)
31
0(0.0%)
32
0(0.0%)
33
1(3.6%)
34
0(0.0%)
35
0(0.0%)
36
0(0.0%)
37
0(0.0%)
38
0(0.0%)
39
0(0.0%)

How many months can there be in a year, at most?

Mean: 12.31 Median: 12 Std. Dev 1.29
10
0(0.0%)
11
0(0.0%)
12
26(89.7%)
13
2(6.9%)
14
0(0.0%)
15
0(0.0%)
16
0(0.0%)
17
0(0.0%)
18
0(0.0%)
19
1(3.4%)
20
0(0.0%)

How many days can there be in a month, at most?

Mean: 19.50 Median: 19.5 Std. Dev 0.50
10
0(0.0%)
11
0(0.0%)
12
0(0.0%)
13
0(0.0%)
14
0(0.0%)
15
0(0.0%)
16
0(0.0%)
17
0(0.0%)
18
0(0.0%)
19
1(50.0%)
20
1(50.0%)

How many days can there be in a week, at most?

Mean: 7.11 Median: 7 Std. Dev 0.56
0(0.0%)
5
0(0.0%)
6
0(0.0%)
7
27(96.4%)
8
0(0.0%)
9
0(0.0%)
10
1(3.6%)
11
0(0.0%)
12
0(0.0%)
13
0(0.0%)
14
0(0.0%)
15
0(0.0%)
16
0(0.0%)
17
0(0.0%)
18
0(0.0%)
19
0(0.0%)
20
0(0.0%)

What's the qibla direction for you? ([Initial] bearing from you to the Kaaba in Mecca) - http://eqibla.com/ may be useful, but convert to degrees from north (e.g. "10 degrees from west towards south" = 260°)

Mean: 91.29 Median: 90 Std. Dev 74.98
0(0.0%)
0
1(7.1%)
18
3(21.4%)
36
1(7.1%)
54
1(7.1%)
72
1(7.1%)
90
0(0.0%)
108
2(14.3%)
126
2(14.3%)
144
1(7.1%)
162
1(7.1%)
180
0(0.0%)
198
0(0.0%)
216
0(0.0%)
234
0(0.0%)
252
0(0.0%)
270
0(0.0%)
288
1(7.1%)
306
0(0.0%)
324
0(0.0%)
342
0(0.0%)

Exact qibla direction:

What's the qiblih direction for you? ([Initial] bearing from you to the shrine of Bahá'u'lláh near Akká) - http://qiblih.com/ may be useful, but convert to degrees from north (e.g. "10 degrees from west towards south" = 260°)

Mean: 88.62 Median: 54 Std. Dev 74.87
0(0.0%)
0
1(7.7%)
18
2(15.4%)
36
1(7.7%)
54
3(23.1%)
72
0(0.0%)
90
0(0.0%)
108
2(15.4%)
126
2(15.4%)
144
0(0.0%)
162
1(7.7%)
180
0(0.0%)
198
0(0.0%)
216
0(0.0%)
234
0(0.0%)
252
0(0.0%)
270
0(0.0%)
288
1(7.7%)
306
0(0.0%)
324
0(0.0%)
342
0(0.0%)

Exact qiblih direction:

Two Sesame Street characters that share a room:

Bert and Ernie
18(62.1%)
Ernie and Bert
6(20.7%)
Bert and Ernie... no, Ernie and Bert... no... wait, now you've made me unsure!
5(17.2%)
I have no idea what you're talking about.
0(0.0%)

To tell exact time (for example, to say what time a train leaves), I use...

a 12-hour clock (am/pm)
12(41.4%)
a 24-hour clock
17(58.6%)
a 10-hour clock
0(0.0%)
some other time format
0(0.0%)

To tell approximate time (of the "quarter to ten" kind rather than "9:45" kind), I use...

a 12-hour clock
29(100.0%)
a 24-hour clock
0(0.0%)
a 10-hour clock
0(0.0%)
some other time format
0(0.0%)

Fuel consumption is obviously in

volume per distance (l/100 km, ...)
6(20.7%)
distance per volume (mpg, ...)
23(79.3%)
some other measure which I'll mention in comments
0(0.0%)

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