Quiz: How Much Do You Actually Know About the Average Man?
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How Much Do You Actually Know About the Average Man?
By: Monica Lee
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About This Quiz

Sure, every guy wants to know if he is average, or better yet, above average when it comes to height, weight, intelligence and earning income. But in this quiz, you'll learn even more than that. Things like how does an average father feel about parenting. And how many times does the average Joe lie to people in a day? (No shame here, we all do it.)

And even when it comes to biological differences between the sexes, some physical things will now make more sense.  Like why men have bigger noses (more oxygen is needed to fuel the higher muscle mass in men, so bigger nostrils are required.) You'll also find out how many books an average avid male reader will consume in a year. And whether the average guy is circumcised at birth.

Of course, all the regular stats are there for your consumption -- from average shoe size to average lifespan. After you read all the demographics, you'll end up with a snapshot of the man on the street. Whether you call him Joe Blow, Joe Schmo or the common man, you can't compare yourself unless you take the quiz. So go on, see how above average you really are!

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What is the height of the average man in the U.S.?
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What is the average lifespan of Mr. Normal?
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How many ribs does the average man have?
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How about those feet? What size does the average man walk on?
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How heavy is today's average man?
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Not just on the average man's head, but his entire body ... how many hairs will you find?
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Do you ever feel like there are more men than women? What's the actual ratio between the two in the U.S.?
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What's the average age for men to marry?
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How many hours a week does the average dad spend on caring for their kids?
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What's the largest age group among the average man in the U.S. right now?
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What is the average income for American men, according to a 2017 Bureau of Labor Statistics report?
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What percentage of men are colorblind?
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What is bigger on an average man than an average woman?
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How many hours does the average man sleep on a work night?
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How many bones does the average man have in his hand?
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When is the average man in the best shape of his life?
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How long does it take the average Joe to run a mile?
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What's the average ring size for men?
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On average, how much more does a man earn than a woman?
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The average sedentary man burns how many calories?
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What is the normal blood pressure for the average guy?
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What is the typical Body Mass Index, or BMI, for the average guy?
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What's the most common cause of death for the average man?
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The average adult male has about how much more muscle mass than the average adult female?
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If you're an average male in the U.S., are you circumcised at birth?
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Liar, liar pants on fire! How many times does the average Joe lie to people in a day?
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Where does the average man store his extra fat?
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As the average man ages, what will he have more difficulty hearing?
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What is the average man better at than the average woman?
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What is 10% larger on the average man than on the average woman?
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Is the average man thin-skinned (literally, not figuratively)?
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When it comes to female sexual partners, how many (the median) would the average guy in the U.S. admit to?
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How many books does the average man, who is an avid reader, consume a year?
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