Quiz: Burmo-American vs. Metric

Burmo-American SystemMetric System
How many teaspoons are there in a barrel of vanilla extract? How many milliliters are there in a hectoliter of vanilla extract?
How many kilowatts does a 200-HP engine put out? How many kilowatts does a 150-kilowatt engine put out?
The Handydandy air conditioner is rated at 300 BTU. How many kilocalories is that? The Handydandy air conditioner is rated at 300 kilojoules. How many kilojoules is that?
A map has a scale in which one inch on the map equals one mile on the earth. How long is a 600-yard object on the map? A map has a scale in which one centimeter on the map equals one kilometer on the earth. How long is a 600-meter object on the map?
An average pepper plant occupies a square 10 inches on a side. How many plants can grow in one acre? An average dwarf pepper plant occupies a square 10 centimeters on a side. How many plants can grow in a hectare?

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Internet Cataloguing-in-Publication Data
Mundie, David A.
    Metric Quiz / David A. Mundie
    Pittsburgh, PA : Polymath Systems  1995
    530.812 dc-20
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