Monday Trivia, No. 150 [Randy Harris wins!]


Burt Likko

Pseudonymous Portlander. Homebrewer. Atheist. Recovering litigator. Recovering Republican. Recovering Catholic. Recovering divorcé. Recovering Former Editor-in-Chief of Ordinary Times. House Likko's Words: Scite Verum. Colite Iusticia. Vivere Con Gaudium.

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  1. Percent of population displaced by floods over the last several years?Report

  2. Avatar Randy Harris says:

    How recently the nation’s constitution was last amended.Report

  3. Avatar Dan Miller says:

    Olive oil consumption per capita?Report

    • Avatar Burt Likko in reply to Dan Miller says:

      Good guesses so far, but this one is eerie because I actually researched and contemplated using it. Turns out that, unsurprisingly, Mediterranean nations really dominate the curve, so I rejected the idea as too obvious.

      Tuesday hint: we are indeed dealing with a ratio, but the denominator is not population. So it’s not “X per capita,” it’s “X per Y,” where Y is not the total population.

      Also, much of my data is from 2005, so newer nations like South Sudan and East Timor are not included. I eliminated Faroe Islands as a nation kind of arbitrarily.Report

  4. Avatar Randy Harris says:

    Percent of land under cultivation.Report

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