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Old 08-16-2016, 07:32 AM
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Post When you decide to guess...

I bet that everyone's had one trivia test where they didn't know a single answer. you don't

want to give up so you decide to guess on every question. the likelihood of getting every

question right in a 10 question test is in a 1 to 1,048,576 chance. the most likely result is you

getting 2 or 3 correct answers, I know this because you answer 10 questions and there is a 1

in 4 chance you get an answer correct and 10/4 = 2.5. Is guessing better

than 'working out the problem' when both time and correct answers matter?
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Old 09-09-2016, 10:46 AM
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Not when you don't know any of the answers. In that case it is better to guess and hope for a better time bonus. That is why they give you three categories at the beginning so you can choose the category you know best.
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