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Fahrenheit 451

The dataset of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz includes characters from the fictional universe of Fahrenheit 451.


The dataset has 3 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
82.6Guy Montag
70.4Clarisse McClellan
56.3Linda Montag

To see how each character was rated by users, view their individual page.


As part of the survey where they rated characters, users were also asked the question "How do you rate Fahrenheit 451?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 3
2 It's bad 14
3 It's okay 119
4 It's good 213
5 It's my favorite 30

This gives it an average score of 3.67 / 5. Making it 316th out of the 342 universes in the dataset ordered by rating.

The average rating may be hard to generalize though, the users of one online personality quiz could not be representative of the population in general in important ways. And there are some very obvious things you can point to: users of the quiz are biased towards being women and being younger. To kind of explore this idea, we can correlate user ratings with responses to the self-report personality quiz to see what type of people give this universe higher ratings. The table below show the correlation between a users response to a specific self report item and their rating of this universe.

Item Correlation with rating n
creative (not conventional)0.16376
orderly (not chaotic)0.13377
deep (not shallow)0.12377
mature (not juvenile)0.113378
charming (not awkward)0.093375
social (not reclusive)0.091373
reasonable (not deranged)0.09375
sheriff (not outlaw)0.088368
strict (not lenient)0.079377
bossy (not meek)0.067373
indulgent (not sober)0.065367
genius (not dunce)0.065374
artistic (not scientific)0.065374
angelic (not demonic)0.062368
gracious (not feisty)0.061370
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.057345
nurturing (not poisonous)0.052373
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)0.034375
nerd (not jock)0.032374
blissful (not haunted)0.031364
low-tech (not high-tech)0.026368
lavish (not frugal)0.024359
obedient (not rebellious)0.02376
alpha (not beta)0.019354
genuine (not sarcastic)0.018374
fresh (not stinky)0.017374
creepy (not disarming)0.014366
emotional (not logical)0.011375
slovenly (not stylish)0.008374
traitorous (not loyal)0.007376
altruistic (not selfish)0.007375
feminine (not masculine)0.006378
spiritual (not skeptical)0.004375
wild (not tame)0.004377
formal (not intimate)0.003374
arcane (not mainstream)0.003365


  1. Notability is computed as the average of 204: important (not irrelevant) and 401: main character (not side character).
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