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Number That List #5

In one view, statistics are numbers-in-use. John Boswell and Dan Starer published a book on "numerical lists you never knew or once knew or probably forgot." So, combining these two statements, let's see how well you do....

Insert the correct number for each list, using the answers provided below (with three numbers added as "statistical anomalies). In each case, an example of an item on that list is provided. Award yourself "bonus points" if you can name the other items on the list!

  • The ___ Wonders of the Ancient World (e.g. Pyramids)
  • The ___ Muses (e.g. Clio)
  • The ___ Worthies (e.g. Alexander)
  • The ___ Knights of the Round Table (e.g. Lancelot)
  • The ___ Labors of Hercules (e.g. Killing Hydra)
  • The ___ Senses (e.g. Sight)
  • The ___-H Club (e.g. Head)
  • The ___ Seven Nations of the Warsaw Pact (e.g. Poland)
  • Pythagoras' ___ Degrees of Spiritual Evolution (e.g. Instrinctive Persons)
  • Plato's ___ Types of Love (e.g. Love of Beauty)
  • Aristotle's ___ Categories for Organizing the Universe (e.g. Quantity)
  • Schopenhauer's ___ Stratagems, Ways to Win an Argument(e.g. Hide Your Conclusion)
  • The ___ Categories of Dogs (e.g. Sporting Dogs)
  • The ___ Types of Cats (e.g. Cheetahs)
  • The ___ Major Types of Fruit (e.g. Berries)
Answers in "ordered" order...with three "statistical anomalies:
4 4 6 6 7 7 7 7 8 9 9 10 12 12 12 18 20 38