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The Long and the Short of it

A quiz about height (or lack of it) 12 Questions.

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Which one of these three US Presidents was 6ft 4in, making him the tallest of all of the 43 to have held the position.

  • Grover Cleveland
  • Ronald Reagan
  • Abraham Lincoln


Three rock stars. Two are 5ft 5in. Which one towers over them at 5ft 7in?

  • Bono - U2
  • Thom Yorke - Radiohead
  • Brian Johnson - AC/DC


Which is the correct description of UK TV presenters Ant and Dec.

  • Ant is 5ft 8 in / Dec is 5ft 6in
  • Ant is 5ft 6in / Dec is 5ft 8in
  • Both are 5ft 7in


How tall was Queen Victoria?

  • 4ft 8
  • 5ft
  • 5ft 11


How tall is an average male giraffe?

  • 13ft
  • 17ft
  • 21ft


If Jeff Goldblum is filming a scene with Ben Stiller and the director wants them looking eye to eye, how big a box is needed for Ben to stand on?

  • 6in (JeffG is 6'2/BenS is 5'8)
  • 8in (JeffG is 6'3/BenS is 5'7)
  • 10in (JeffG is 6'4hlf/Ben S is 5'6hlf)


Which of these 3 supermodels is the tallest?

  • Jodie Kidd
  • Elle MacPherson
  • Naomi Campbell


What would be the likely outcome if a top mens pole vaulter attempted to clear a standard London Double decker bus?

  • He would fail miserably, hitting the top windows
  • He would sail over the bus with ease.
  • Height ok but be unable to clear width.


Which one of these NBA basketball greats is 6ft 9in, (the other two are 6ft 6in.)

  • Kobe Bryant
  • Michael Jordan
  • Magic Johnson


Match people of equal heights

Drag items from right column to match with left column


  • Willie Carson 5ft 0in
  • Tom Cruise 5ft 7in
  • Brad Pitt 5ft 11in
  • David Schwimmer 6ft 2in


  • Venus Williams
  • Lewis Hamilton
  • Ronnie Corbett
  • David Beckham


Actor Kenny Baker plays which diminuitive movie character ?

  • "R2-D2" in Star Wars
  • "Shorty" in Let's Get Shorty
  • "E.T."


The smallest King of England was Henry VI. How can we be so certain?

  • Henry had no legs after losing a joust
  • Henry was 9 months old when he became King
  • Henry's armour only fits boys around 3 yrs old