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Imperial Length Measurements Quiz
One last chance to nurture a few terms for imperial length measurements before they are completely lost to European terms! 10 Questions.
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1
A length of 12 inches is commonly known by what term?
Ankle
Foot
Shoulder
Forearm
2
A â€œfootâ€ (based on the length of a human foot) could be anything between 9 and 18 inches, but was standardised to 12 inches in which year?
1544
1644
1744
1844
3
What unit of measurement is the equivalent of four inches?
Hand
Palm
Nail
Finger
4
Which old 9 inch length cloth measurement derives from the distance between the tip of the little finger to the thumb of a spread hand?
Stretch
Finger
Span
Nail
5
A measure of 3 feet is more commonly known by what term?
Plot
Garden
Compound
Yard
6
How many feet are there to a fathom?
Five
Six
Seven
Eight
7
How many yards are there to the mile?
1000
1500
1760
1960
8
How many inches are there to a yard?
36
34
32
30
9
A chain is a measurement of 22 yards, but how many chains are there in a furlong?
Five
Ten
Fifteen
Twenty
10
What distance is represented by the term â€œLeagueâ€
3 Yards
3 Furlongs
3 Chains
3 Miles
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