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Countries, US States, Capitals, Elements, 100 Most Common Words: Lowest average letter value (A=1, B=2... Z=26)

You are shown number of letters and 'average'. You are also shown the 'highest' letter contained in the answer (except when it's less than 3 letters long)
Note on most common words: conjugations count as the same word (eg swam, swum and swimming all count as "swim")
Try by Starting Letters: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z
Quiz by scambigol
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Last updated: February 5, 2015
First submittedFebruary 5, 2015
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Rank
#
Avg
Answer
1
1
A
A
2
2
C+
Be
3
7
C+
Baghdad
4
6
D
Canada
5
4
D
Chad
6
4
D+
Back
7
10
D+
Addis Ababa
8
7
D+
Alabama
9
5
E
Dhaka
10
5
E+
Accra
11
7
E+
Jamaica
12
7
E+
Mbabane
13
6
E+
Gambia
14
4
E+
Lead
15
7
E+
Albania
16
8
F
AbuDhabi
17
8
F
Cambodia
Rank
#
Avg
Answer
18
3
F
Can
19
5
F+
Ghana
20
3
F+
And
21
7
F+
Bahamas
22
2
F+
He
23
7
F+
Caracas
24
4
F+
Apia
25
8
F+
Belgrade
26
4
F+
Cuba
27
10
F+
Madagascar
28
7
F+
Iceland
29
9
F+
Islamabad
30
5
G
Abuja
31
5
G
China
32
5
G
Dakar
33
4
G
Doha
34
7
G
Namibia
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level 72
Feb 5, 2015
Another brilliant quiz, another headache.
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level 71
Feb 5, 2015
Thanks! I think you can guess tomorrow's headache already ;)
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level 69
Feb 5, 2015
I would be quite pleased if I understood the question, never mind getting any right.
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level 71
Feb 5, 2015
For each word you work out the sum of 'letter values' where A=1, B =2... Z=26. Then divide by the number of letters, so you get the 'average letter value'. If this average is, say, 5.4, it corresponds to 'E+' since E is the 5th letter
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level 69
Feb 6, 2015
Thanks - I'll have another try :)