Free Quiz Questions on scientific units of measurement. Height, weight, mass and all that other complex stuff.

What part of King Henry I’s body defined the measurement of a 'yard': his arm, his leg or his waist measurement?
arm

In Autumn, do the clocks go forwards or backwards?
Backwards

What calendar do we use in Britain these days: the Gregorian calendar or the Julian calendar?
Gregorian

What weighs the most: A metric ton, an imperial tonne or soul singer Barry White (when he was alive and at his fattest)?
Imperial ton

In which month does British Summer Time officially end?
October

what day of the week is Christmas going to be this year?
******day

What is longest: 1 Mile, 1½ kilometres or 11 furlongs?
11 furlongs

In printers measures, how many points are there to a pica: 12 or 100?
12 points

What is 10 C below zero equivalent to in Fahrenheit: 7, 14, or 21?
14F

How many standard vinyl record 12" album covers would it take to completely cover a standard football goal?
192 record covers

How wide is a lightning bolt: 2 inches, 2 feet or 2 miles?
2 inches

What is longer? 2 miles, 3 kilometres or 1000 Dale Wintons laid endtoend?
2 miles

What is the earliest possible date that Easter can be in any year?
22nd March

What is the latest date that Easter can be?
25th April

What is the longer distance: 45 miles or 70 kilometres?
45 miles is longer (45 miles = 72.4 km)

How many feet in a fathom?
6 feet

How many picas to an inch are there on a printer’s ruler?
6 picas

How many points to an inch are there on a printer’s ruler?
72 points

Which is the smaller bra size: A or AA?
AA is smaller

In which month was Easter in 2007?
April

Which elementary particle orbits the nucleus of an atom and has a mass 1836 times smaller than that of a proton?
Electron

Who is shorter: A wee guy from Fife measuring 5’6” or a petit homme from France measuring 160 centimetres?
Frenchman is shorter

During which month does British Summer Time officially start?
March

What is longer: a mile or a nautical mile?
Nautical mile

What day of the week was January 1st in the year 2000?
Saturday

Which is larger a Dessertspoon or a Tablespoon
tablespoon

On the 'Mohs scale,' the hardest substance is diamond  what's the softest?
Talc

What weighs more? An Englishman weighing 15 stones, a Frenchman weighing 120 kilos or an American weighing 290lbs?
The American is heaviest