If you always wanted to know the standard sizes of everyday objects you are in the right place.
Finding out the size of something that you might use on a regular basis is not only educational and interesting but fun as well.
Here are the standard sizes of 11 everyday objects.
The United States 1 dollar bill
Not all countries have the same-sized dollar bills.
The USA $1 bill has the dimensions of 6.14 inches (156.1mm) x 2.61 inches (66.3mm).
Major League baseball
The current baseball size being used in MLB today is 9 inches (229mm) in circumference and 3 inches (73mm) in diameter.
The standard credit card size is 3.375 inches (85.725mm) x 2.125 inches (53.975mm). This is the same size as most bank debit cards and other types of payment cards.
A standard soup can has dimensions of 3.94 inches (100mm) x 2.76 inches (70.1mm) and will hold 10.75 oz.
The average dinner plate size being used today is 10-12 inches in diameter (254mm x 304.8mm).
Depending on your location this can vary and many restaurants these days are using larger plate sizes for the standard dinner plate.
A standard pencil that is unsharpened with the eraser attached measures 7.5 inches (190.5mm) long with a diameter of 7-8 mm.
This can vary depending on the brand of the pencil being used.
It’s common to see pencils that are 6 inches (152.4mm) long and 3.5 inches (88.9mm) long.
Not all dice are the same size. They can vary quite a bit and are measured in millimeters. The standard dice size is 5mm and can go up to 100mm.
The most common dice size is 12mm (½ inch) and is found in typical board games.
The size of a chessboard and its pieces can vary greatly but a common size is 16 – 20” (406.4mm) x 16 – 20” (406.4mm) with each square being 2 – 2.5” (50mm – 63.5mm).
Car parking space
Depending on location, parking space design, area, vehicle type, the size of a parking space can vary.
The standard car parking space size is 8 – 9 feet wide x 16 – 18 feet long and is 320 square feet.
The standard golf ball size used around the world is 1.68 inches (42.67mm) in diameter. The golf hole size is 4.5” (114.3mm) in diameter.
Including the button terminal, an AA cell battery measures 1.94 – 1.99 inches (49.2mm – 50.5mm) in length and 0.53 – 0.57 inches (13.5mm – 14.5mm) in diameter.