# Measurements of common things Flashcards

1
Q

How much does a gallon of water weigh?

A

2
Q

How much does a quarter weigh?

A

5.67 grams

3
Q

How much does a dime weigh?

A

2.27 grams

4
Q

How much does a baseball weigh?

A

5.25 ounces

5
Q

How much does a gallon of milk weigh?

A

8.6 pounds

6
Q

Where did the metric system start?

A

Began in the Age of Enlightenment

French astronomer Gabriel Mouton proposed in 1670

Adopted in 1795 formally defined in French law

Revoked by Napoleon in 1812. Brought back in 1837 with collapse of Napoleonic Empíreo

7
Q

One meter = _____ feet

A

One meter = 3.3 feet. 3.28 x # of meters

8
Q

How many ounces in a shot?

A

1.5 ounces in a shot

9
Q

Length from thumb to pinkie on RIGHT HAND on inches

A

9 inches

10
Q

Length of pointer finger

A

3 inches

11
Q

How many tablespoons in a cup?

A

16 tablespoons in a cup

12
Q

How many ounces in a tablespoon?

A

half an ounce

13
Q

How many steps in a mile?

A

About 2,000 steps in a mile

14
Q

How many ml in a can of pop?

A

335 ml in a can of pop

15
Q

How much does a penny weigh?

A

2.25 grams

16
Q

How much does a football weigh?

A

17
Q

How long is my foot?

A

18
Q

In cm, what is the distance from my thumb to my pinkie?

A

22.5 cm

19
Q

What is the distance between bases on baseball field?

A

90 feet

20
Q

Would you rather have a quarter or a liter of good wine?

A

A liter. More.

21
Q

How much does a typical car weigh?

A

22
Q

How many grams in an ounce?

A

28 grams in an ounce

23
Q

How many pounds in a ton?

A

2,000 pounds

24
Q

How many ounces in a cube of butter?

A

4 ounces

25
Q

How man ounces in

A gallon?

A

128 fluid ounces in a gallon

26
Q

What are the dimensions of a basketball court?

A

94 feet by 50 feet

28.7 meters by 15.2 meters

27
Q

What are the dimensions of a football field?

A

300 feet by 160 feet
91.44 meters by 48.8 m

End zones are 10 yards each,.

total 120 yards

28
Q

What are the dimensions of an acre?

A

660 feet by 66 feet

amount plowed in one day by one oxen

29
Q

How many ounces/ MLin a bottle of wine?

A

a bottle of wine contains 25.4 ounces

750 Ml

30
Q

How many ounces/ ML in a fifth

Of whisky?

A

One fifth of a gallon

25 3/5 ounces

757 ML

31
Q

How big is an acre?

In square feet

Compared to a football field

Length and width

A

1 acre = 43,560 square feet

```1 acre = 4046.86 square meters
1 acre = 4840 square yards
1 acre = 0.404686 hectares
1 acre = 1/640th of a square mile
The most common shape for an acre is 660 feet by 66 feet.```

About 76 percent of a football field including end zones

32
Q

How long is a furlong?

A

66o feet or 220 yards. The furlong (meaning furrow length) was the distance a team of oxen could plough without resting. This was standardised to be exactly 40 rods or 10 chains

33
Q

How many ML in a can of pop?

A

335 ml

34
Q

What is the CIRCUMFERENCE of a basketball hoop?

A

30 inches

35
Q

How many square feet in an acre

A

43,560 square feet in an acre

36
Q

1,000 meters = ___ feet

A

3,280 feet

37
Q

How long is a football field in meters?

A

91.44 meters

38
Q

How many ounces of liquid in a cold brew container?

A

40 oz.

39
Q

How many quarts of liquid in a cold brew container?

A

1.25 quart

40
Q

How many LITRES in a cold brew container?

A

1.18 litre

41
Q

How many quarts of water in my overnight water container?

A

1 qt 1.8 fl oz

42
Q

How many ounces of water or in my overnight water container

A

33.8 fluid oz

43
Q

How many liters of water are in my nighttime water container?

A

1 liter

44
Q

One liter equals how many quarts

A

1 liter = 1 quart, .057 ounces

45
Q

Why does my water container say it contains 1 L of water or 1.18 quarts?

The actual amount is 1 L of water equals 1.057. Unless his water a different one I thought water was the basis for liquid.

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