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Which is Greatest? #2

A second miscellany of size comparisons, once more with no real central theme.
Quiz by TheLetterP
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Last updated: August 5, 2023
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First submittedAugust 4, 2023
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1. The Scrabble score of...
Zimbabwe
Vaporizations
Blitzkrieg
Bamboozlers
Blitzkrieg, Zimbabwe and Bamboozlers are all 26, Vaporizations is 27.
2. The number of...
Oblasts of Belarus
Oblasts of Kazakhstan
Oblasts of Bulgaria
Oblasts of Ukraine
Bulgaria has 28, Ukraine 24, Kazakhstan 17, and Belarus 6. All of these subdivisions can be called oblasts in at least one language.
3. The height of...
Chris Pratt
Chris Evans
Chris Hemsworth
1.83m for Evans, 1.88 for Pratt, and 1.9 for Hemsworth.
4. The length of...
The 200m world record
The first video uploaded to Youtube
Me at the zoo is 18.93 seconds. Usain Bolt's 2009 record stands at 19.19 seconds.
5. The number of letters in...
The full name of the NRO
The full name of the CIA
The full name of the NSA
"National Reconnaissance Office" has 28, "Central Intelligence Agency" has 25, and "National Security Agency" has 22.
6. The number of "planets" in...
1550
1615
1840
2023
1990
6 in 1550 (no Uranus or Neptune), 8 in 2023, 10 in 1615 (no Uranus or Neptune, but with Europa, Io, Ganymede and Callisto, all moons of Jupiter), 10 in 1990 (with Pluto and Charon) and 11 in 1840 (no Neptune, but with Ceres, Pallas, Juno and Vesta, all currently asteroids).
7. The depth of...
Challenger Deep
The Kola Superdeep Borehole
KSB reaches 12,289m deep from the surface. Challenger Deep gets 10,929m deep from sea level.
8. The population of...
Roughly 10,000 red pandas are alive today, compared to around 2,000 giant pandas.
9. The number of...
Inches in a hand
Hands in a foot
Chains in a furlong
Yards in a chain
Feet in a yard
Furlongs in a mile
4 inches to a hand, 3 hands to a foot, 3 feet to a yard, 22 yards to a chain, 10 chains to a furlong, and 8 furlongs to a mile.
10. The land area of...
Wyoming
Colorado
269,600km² for Colorado, 253,600km² for Wyoming.
2 Comments
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Level 54
Aug 4, 2023
You think someone is going to run sub 18.93 in the 200m in the next seven years? I would gladly bet no one runs that fast even by 2040.
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Level 80
Aug 4, 2023
Having checked the graph I used, whoops, you're right, I misread the trend. Bolt was definitely an anomaly. Gonna get rid of that bit, I think. Thanks for the heads up.