Monday, May 5, 2014

Internet Research Detective – Q4A

                Internet Research Detective – Q4A

Your mission is to use your best internet research skills to correctly answer the following 10 questions within the shortest possible time.  You get 10 points for each correct answer plus 20 bonus points if you gmail your answers to me first, 14 pts for gmailing them to me 2nd, 13 pts for gmailing them to me 3rd, etc.  Those who submit these answers last do not get any bonus points.  The top 3 scorers per class will get a prize.

Please click on this link to access a Word document version of this exercise. Type your answers under each question into the document, save the document as FirstNameLastName_IRDQ4A.doc and gmail it to

    1) In 2014, which ten sports teams have the highest average pay per athlete in the world?  (Hint: think teams, not individual athletes)

    2) Who are the top 10 highest paid athletes in 2014? (Hint: think individual athletes, not teams)

3)Which 3 countries have the fairest (i.e. most equal income equality or income distribution across its population), based on the latest World Bank statistics?

4) Refer to question 3.  Between which 2 countries does the United States rank in terms of equality of income distribution?    

     5) Which 5 countries have the highest GDP per capita in 2013 (according to  the IMF)?

 6) What are the top 5 languages spoken in the world, in order? 
 7) What percentage of women sit currently on the U.S. Supreme Court?

 8) What are the top 5 selling video games of all time?

 9) What are the top 5 countries in terms of the percentage of citizens using the internet regularly?
10) Which are the 3 countries with the highest calorie consumption per day?
11) What was the single most viewed sporting event in the world?  

    12) Which 5 states in the U.S. have the highest income per capita?

    13) Which 5 states in the U.S. have the lowest income per capita?

14) What are the top 10 most visited web sites in the world?

15)  What are the top 10 best jobs in the U.S. according to U.S. News and World Report?

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