Annoying Sounds: Take the Survey!

Rate these annoying sounds, and compare your answers with results from previous surveys rating awful sounds.

Take the Annoying Sounds survey! Listed below are 30 sounds that have been identified as annoying, from polls taken around the world. Which sounds bother you the most? Rate each one from 0 to 5 according to how much it annoys, disturbs, or distresses you to hear it. A rating of 5 is extremely annoying, meaning that you find the sound almost unbearable.

For this survey, we're not measuring how big a problem these noises cause in your day-to-day life; just the annoyance factor of the sound itself. Ask yourself: When you hear this sound, how annoying is it?

After you fill in your answers, you'll see results from past surveys.

Survey: Annoying Sounds


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