We take it for granted that the weights and measures we use now will be around forever, but they might not be. Here’s a quiz testing your knowledge of archaic, obscure, and obsolete units of measure. Once you’re done, reward yourself with a butylka of beer! (Don’t worry…that’s only 624 ml in obsolete Russian terms.)
The object of this quiz is to determine whether or not these signs COULD be real. If the states do border and such a sign might be seen, then it's POSSIBLE. If the states do not border and you'd never come across a sign like this, it would be IMPOSSIBLE. It's a tough quiz, but try it without a map. Good luck!
Featured below are 14 different TV channel logos. Often we've taken the call letters/name out of the logo, other times we've merely zoomed in on part of the logo or perhaps cropped out large portions of it. See how well you recognize them in their altered states.
This month marks the 59th anniversary of the Peanuts strip. The first decade featured three characters who were eventually dropped. They're included in this quiz, as are 12 others who became the main Peanuts. How many can you recall in two minutes? [Hint: Rerun and the Little Red Haired Girl are not part of the main 15.]
DID YOU KNOW? Marlon Brando hated memorizing lines so much that he posted cue cards everywhere to help him get through scenes.
He even asked for lines to be written on an actress's posterior. (That request was denied.)