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Old 11-30-2004, 03:26 AM   #1
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Big Grin How well do you know geography?

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/stat...te15s_500.html

I got 98% correct (49/50), with an average error of 4 miles.

Kansas.
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68% avg. error 308 miles.
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I think it really depends on the order in which you get the states. The second time I did it, I got them all right because I started with the east coast instead of the midwest.

There's a Europe quiz at http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/European_Geography.htm (the intermediate one is the same format as the US one) I somehow managed to get 98% on that one too, but again, I think it was luck of the draw as I got Croatia and Poland early on, and those made most of the other countries easy to place for me.
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I got 94%, 3 mistakes with an error of 6 miles, but this was not because I didn't know them, I know them ALL and most cities in them too. They gave me Arkansas and Colorado first and it was hard to place them exactly right on the bare map even though I know their location. Then I dropped Oklahoma when the cat jumped on my keyboard and my mouse dropped it But really, am a state fanatic and I would never miss any on a test.
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american quiz: 45/50, 90%, average error of 52 miles. not bad for a canadian, eh?

europe: 37/44, 84%, average error 111 miles. stupid lichtenstein and san marino in my first countries to place.

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US: 84%, average error 30 miles

Europe: 41%, average error 680 miles
i think my mouse was a little more sensitive on the european one, sometimes the country would turn red before i even let go of the mouse, i think i really made more like 50% not that it really matters
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45/50 90% avg error 20 miles.
The first few states make a difference, it started me with Oklahoma, I know where it goes but didn't nail it exactly as I just had to place it somewhwere above Texas and hope I lined it up right...if you get coastal states first its much easier.
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My results for the USA:

Score: 90%
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Time: 309 seconds
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US: 48/50 96% Avg Error 9 Miles (missed Arkansas by a lot and Nevada by the tiniest amount)
Europe: 44/44 100% Avg Error 0 Miles (i pwnz0rz euro geography )
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There's a Europe test? I'm going back!
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45 out of 50, average error 21 miles.
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Avg error 17 miles.--U.S.

Europe, hmm, the eastern European countries, not so good.
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US: 98% 49/50, I got Iowa to start out with and missed it barely, average error 2 miles.


it really depends on which you start out with though.

i'll do the europe one later.
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41/50, average error 35 miles...
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92%, 12 miles. I had to do Colorado and Wyoming without any states they touch! I got 100% in another try though.
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