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### Quiz

- How many furlongs are there in one mile?
- How many pints are there in a gallon?
- How many ounces are there in a pound?
- Which old English unit is equal to one third of an inch and is still the basis for modern UK and North American shoe sizes?

- How many yards are equivalent to one mile?
- Used to measure the height of horses, a 'hand' is how many inches?
- What is longer? A nautical mile or a mile on land?
- What in Ancient Rome was defined as 1.5 Roman miles on land and now in the UK is most commonly defined as 3 miles?
- Used for measuring the depth water, how many feet are there in a fathom?
- An archaic word for "pole", which English unit of area is equal to one quarter of an acre?
- Still used in the volume of alcoholic spirits measures, which unit of measurement is equal to a teacup or a quarter of a pint?
- Originally both a weight measurement and coin in ancient Greece, which unit has come to mean a small amount of Scotch whisky?
- Which old measurement used mostly for agricultural products, is equal 8 dry gallons, or 4 pecks?
- Which imperial unit of length is equal to 22 yards? And in which sport is this measurement notably used?

#### Answers

- Eight
- 8 pints
- 16 ounces
- Barleycorn
- 1,760 yards
- 4 inches
- A nautical mile (is slightly longer than a mile on land)
- A league
- 6 feet
- Rood
- Gill
- Dram
- Bushel
- Chain. Cricket (the distance between the stumps in cricket, in otherwords, the length of a cricket pitch)