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How Well Do You Know Imperial Units?

David Cameron prefers pounds and ounces to the metric system. But do you know your furlong from your nautical mile?

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  1. 1. How many centimetres are there in an inch?

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    2.54cm
    2.05cm
  2. 2. How many inches are in a foot?

    18 inches
    12 inches
  3. 3. How many feet in a yard?

    6 feet
    3 feet
  4. 4. How many yards in a chain?

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    22 yards
    33 yards
  5. 5. How long is a furlong?

    220 feet
    220 yards
  6. 6. How many furlongs to a mile?

    6
    8
  7. 7. How long is a mile in metres?

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    1609m
    1809m
  8. 8. How many metres are there in a nautical mile?

    1653m
    1853m
  9. 9. How many miles are there in a league?

    20
    3
  10. 10. How many square feet are there in an acre?

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    43,560 sq ft
    44,440 sq ft
  11. 11. How many millilitres in a pint?

    568ml
    540ml
  12. 12. How many fluid ounces are there in a pint?

    16 fl oz
    20 fl oz
  13. 13. How many pints are there in a gallon?

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    6 pints
    8 pints
  14. 14. How many pints are there in a quart?

    4 pints
    2 pints
  15. 15. How many grams are there in an ounce?

    28.3g
    14.3g
  16. 16. How many ounces are there in a pound?

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    14 ounces
    16 ounces
  17. 17. How many pounds are there in a stone?

    14 lb
    16 lb
  18. 18. How many stones are there in a ton?

    140
    160
  19. 19. How many pounds are there in a hundredweight?

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    120
    112
  20. 20. How many drachms are there in a pound?

    256
    128

How Well Do You Know Imperial Units?

Splendid!

You're so good at imperial units we suspect you're still using them. David Cameron would be proud.

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Not bad!

You could do with brushing up on a few measurements, but then your knowledge will be top notch.

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Oh dear!

Never mind. Nobody uses the imperial system now anyway.

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