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Imperial Weights Quiz
A nostalgic look at Imperial Weights, before we forget them althogether! A calculator might be useful, so there's no timer! 10 Questions.
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1
The â€œGrainâ€ is a very light weight and represents the weight of 1 grain of which cereal crop?
Corn
Wheat
Barley
Oats
2
The dram (the weight of the Greek drachm coin) calculates to approx 27.34 grains, but how many drcs are there to the ounce?
10 drc
12 drc
14 drc
16 drc
3
How many ounces are there to the pound?
16 oz
14 oz
12 oz
10 oz
4
How many grains are there to the pound? (Heh, Heh!)
5000
6000
7000
8000
5
Sweets were often weighed in quarter pounds, but of which weight is the true â€œQuarterâ€ really a fourth?
Ton
Dram
Ounce
Hundredweight
6
How many pound boxes of chocolates are there in one stone?
12
14
16
20
7
What weight is equivalent to 2 stone? (Heh, Heh!)
Hundredweight
Half Ton
Quarter
Half Hundredweight
8
How many pounds are there to the hundredweight?
112
82
70
56
9
How many hundredweight are there to the ton?
16
20
10
14
10
A ton comprises how many pounds? (Careful now!)
2100
2140
2200
2240
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