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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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The “Grain” is a very light weight and represents the weight of 1 grain of which cereal crop?

  • Corn
  • Wheat
  • Barley
  • Oats

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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

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How many ounces are there to the pound?

  • 16 oz
  • 14 oz
  • 12 oz
  • 10 oz

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How many grains are there to the pound? (Heh, Heh!)

  • 5000
  • 6000
  • 7000
  • 8000

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Sweets were often weighed in quarter pounds, but of which weight is the true “Quarter” really a fourth?

  • Ton
  • Dram
  • Ounce
  • Hundredweight

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How many pound boxes of chocolates are there in one stone?

  • 12
  • 14
  • 16
  • 20

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What weight is equivalent to 2 stone? (Heh, Heh!)

  • Hundredweight
  • Half Ton
  • Quarter
  • Half Hundredweight

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How many pounds are there to the hundredweight?

  • 112
  • 82
  • 70
  • 56

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How many hundredweight are there to the ton?

  • 16
  • 20
  • 10
  • 14

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A ton comprises how many pounds? (Careful now!)

  • 2100
  • 2140
  • 2200
  • 2240

 

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