# Which of These Random Things Is Heavier?

By: Heather Cahill
3 min
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Things may not always be what they seem, which you'll quickly find out in this quiz! Some objects may appear to be larger and heavier, but you may find out that they are nowhere near something that looks lighter or smaller. As they say, looks may deceive you. Think you can figure out the weights of these objects?

What do you think weighs more, a bottle of ketchup or a bottle of water? What about a CD-ROM or a DVD? Can you name the heaviest fruit if given a list of them? If that's too easy, then tell us if a donkey or a llama is heavier! The results may surprise you.

What weighs more, 800 rubber bands or one bowling ball? Are you better with the smaller objects? Then tell us if four pencils or four pieces of chalk weigh more. Don't forget, some of the objects could even weigh the same amount! Hopefully, you're an expert with a scale so that you can ace this quiz!

So, you're a wizard when it comes to guessing things, right? This may be harder than guessing the number of jelly beans in a jar. Try your hand at guessing which object weighs the most – or the same - with this quiz!

Which of the following items weighs the most?
USB stick
standard key
credit card
They all weigh the same.

A USB stick has the highest weight, which is 1.5 ounces. The next highest weighing item is the standard key which weighs in at 0.5 ounces. A credit card is quite light weighing only 0.17 ounces. Can you tell the difference between them?

Does a U.S. \$1 bill or a piece of paper weigh more?
U.S. \$1 bill
sheet of paper
They weigh the same.

The U.S. \$1 bill is very light, weighing in at only 1 gram. One sheet of paper actually weighs in significantly more at 4.97 grams.

Which of the following items is the heaviest?
a toothbrush
a pair of socks
a pencil
They all weigh the same.

The pair of socks takes the cake here, weighing in at 2.4 ounces. A toothbrush is next at 0.70 ounces while the pencil is a small 0.10 ounces.

Does a shoelace or an iPhone charging cord weigh more?
shoelace
iPhone charging cord
They weigh the same.

You would think that with all that power, an iPhone charging cord would weigh more! It only weighs one ounce, while a shoelace weighs in at around 2.11 ounces.

Which of the following weighs more?
plastic bottle cap
credit card
one sticky note
They all weigh the same.

The credit card comes in as the heaviest item on this list at 5 grams. Close behind is the bottle cap which weighs 3.0 grams. The weight of the one sticky note? It's just 0.42 grams.

Does a deck of cards or 10 poker chips weigh more?
deck of cards
poker chips
They both weigh the same.

Surprisingly, 10 poker chips weigh more than a deck of cards with the difference being only one ounce. Your average poker chip is 4.05 ounces while a deck of cards is only 3.4 ounces.

Which of the following fruits weighs more than the others?
apple
orange
bananas
They all weigh the same.

Bananas are the heaviest out of all of these fruits at 6.4 ounces. Oranges are just behind, weighing 4.9 ounces, while the apple is the lightest of them all, weighing in at 3.5 ounces.

Do 200 marbles or one bowling ball weigh more?
200 marbles
one bowling ball
They weigh the same.

Two-hundred marbles may sound pretty heavy, but they're nowhere near the weight of one bowling ball. One marble weighs 0.17 ounces, but 200 marbles weigh just 34 ounces. One bowling ball weighs 256 ounces or 16 pounds.

What weighs more, 14 frogs or 93 U.S. \$1 bills?
14 frogs
93 \$1 U.S. bills
They both weigh the same.

Fourteen frogs may not sound like much, but they weigh in at 11.2 ounces. Ninety-three U.S. \$1 bills, on the other hand, weigh much less at only 3.2 ounces.

What weighs more, four U.S. dimes or 200 rubber bands?
Four U.S. dimes
200 rubber bands
They both weigh the same.

Four U.S dimes are very light, and only weigh 0.32 ounces, much less than the rubber bands. Two-hundred rubber bands weigh in at 4 ounces. It's not very heavy, but it's heavier than the dimes.

Which of the following game consoles is the heaviest?
Xbox 360
PlayStation 2
GameCube
Sega Saturn

The award for heaviest game console goes to... the Xbox 360! Although it may not be the heaviest ever made, the Xbox 360 weighs 7.7 pounds. Right behind is the GameCube which weighs 5 pounds and the Sega Saturn at 3.5 pounds. The lightest is the PlayStation 2 which weighs only 1.9 pounds.

Does a common mouse or common frog weigh more?
mouse
frog
They weigh the same.

If you held a frog and a mouse in your hand, you might not feel much of a difference. That's because their weights aren't far from each other. A frog is 0.80 ounces while a mouse is just 0.67 ounces.

Does a bottle of ketchup or a bottle of water weigh more?
bottle of ketchup
bottle of water
They're the same weight.

A bottle of ketchup weighs more than the bottle of water at 40 ounces. The weight of the bottle of water is only 12.3 ounces.

Which of the following animals is the heaviest?
groundhog
beaver
They all weigh the same.

The largest of these animals is the beaver which weighs 60 pounds. The giant armadillo is very close behind as the average weight is 55 pounds. The smallest of the three is a groundhog which weighs just 9 pounds.

Which of these animals is heaviest?
reindeer
moose
elk
deer

The moose is the heaviest of these animals with a weight of 1,102 pounds. Next in line is the elk that weighs 727 pounds, the reindeer that weighs 397 and the smallest is the deer which weighs an average of 150 pounds.

Which of the following weighs more: 400 bananas or 170 poker chips?
400 bananas
170 poker chips
They weigh the same.

Four-hundred bananas could feed many, many humans or animals. This amount of bananas comes to 2,560 ounces, whereas 170 poker chips weigh​ just 68 ounces.

What weighs more,19 shoelaces or 10 poker chips?
19 shoelaces
10 poker chips
They weigh the same.

Nineteen shoelaces sound pretty light, right? It turns out that they aren't! They come to a total of 40.9 ounces, whereas 10 poker chips are​ only 3.8 ounces.

Which food is the heaviest, assuming medium size?
cucumber
potato
carrot

A head of lettuce is the heaviest of this bunch. It's 16.75 ounces, while a cucumber is a little more than half of that at 7.09 ounces. Potatoes are 5.3 ounces and carrots are a very light 2.2 ounces.

Which of the following weighs the most?
22 oranges
8,000 paperclips
26 USB sticks

Although it may not seem like a lot of weight, 8,000 paperclips, 280 ounces, outweigh even 12 basketballs, 264 ounces. Next are the 26 USB sticks that weigh 39 ounces and the 22 oranges that only weigh 98 ounces.

What weighs more, 800 rubber bands or one bowling ball?
800 rubber bands
one bowling ball
They weigh the same.

Eight-hundred rubber bands would make a mean rubber band ball, and it would weigh 16 ounces. A bowling ball would weigh 256 ounces, still outweighing the rubber bands.

Which of the following is the heaviest?
12 donkeys
120 phone chargers
150 cucumbers
500 Xbox 360s

The 12 donkeys total 7,404 pounds altogether, which is untouched by the rest of the options! FIve-hundred Xbox 360s weigh a total of 3,850 pounds. Next in line are the 150 cucumbers which weigh 1,063.5 pounds and the 120 iPhone chargers that only total up to 7.5 pounds.

Which of the following is the heaviest?
81 tennis balls
45 apples
five bricks
4,000 crickets

Five bricks may not sound like much but it's more weight than the other options. The five bricks weigh 38.5 pounds and the 81 tennis balls total 9.72 pounds. Extremely close by are the 45 apples that total 9.45 pounds and lastly, the 4,000 crickets that weigh a very light 4 pounds.

The heaviest of these options is what?
10 elephants
150 moose
900 bricks
100 donkeys

One-hundred-fifty moose are the heaviest here, weighing 165,300 pounds whereas 10 elephants weigh a total of 132,270 pounds. One-hundred donkeys are the next heaviest, weighing 61,700 pounds and the 900 bricks weigh a mere 6,930 pounds.

Is a CD-ROM or DVD heavier?
CD-ROM
DVD
They weigh the same.

It's no surprise that CD-ROMs and DVDs weigh the exact same amount – they look the same as well. They each weigh a total of 0.58 ounces.

Does a donkey or a llama weigh more?
llama
donkey
They both weigh the same.

Llamas may have some long necks, but that doesn't mean they weigh more than a donkey. Donkeys, on average, weigh 617 pounds, while llamas weigh about half that, weighing in at 330 pounds.

Out of the following, which is the heaviest?
50 CD-ROMs
900 sheets of paper
48 marbles
seven potatoes

The 50 CD-ROMs are the heaviest of this set, weighing 18 pounds. Nine-hundred sheets of paper is a whole lot of paper, but they only weigh 9 pounds. Forty-eight marbles are lighter than you might think, weighing 0.48 pounds and seven potatoes weigh a small 2.31 pounds.

Do 30 paper clips or 20 marbles weigh more?
30 paper clips
20 marbles
They weigh the same.

Thirty paper clips equal a total of 1.05 ounces but they don't outweigh the marbles. Twenty marbles weigh a total of 3.4 ounces.

Does a piece of chalk or a paper clip weigh more?
chalk
paper clip
They weigh the same.

A piece of chalk weighs 0.71 ounces, making it heavier than a paper clip. One paper clip weighs only 0.035 ounces. Although they may not feel very different in weight, the numbers say it all!

Which of the following weighs more: 24 standard keys or 800 paper napkins?
24 standard keys
800 paper napkins
They weigh the same.

The 24 standard keys may seem like they weigh more, but they only weigh 12 ounces. The 800 paper napkins weigh significantly more at 112 ounces. It's a surprising difference!

What weighs more, four pencils or four pieces of chalk?
four pencils
four pieces of chalk
They both weigh the same.

Pencils may be longer but they aren't heavier. Four pencils weigh in at just 0.4 ounces, while four pieces of chalk are much heavier at 2.84 ounces.

Which of these human body parts weighs the most?
heart
lungs (together)
brain
They all weigh the same.

The brain is the heaviest organ listed here weighing 3 pounds, on average. The lungs are right on its tail, weighing in at 2.9 pounds and the heart is significantly lighter, weighing only 0.66 pounds.

Which of the following balls used in sports weighs the most?
baseball
football
soccer ball

A basketball is the heaviest of all of these at 22 ounces. A soccer ball is next at 16 ounces and close behind is the football, which weighs 15 ounces. A baseball is much lighter,​ weighing only 5.25 ounces.

Which of the following animals weighs the most?
elephant
giraffe
hippopotamus
blue whale

An elephant may be the largest animal on land but its weight does not compare to that of a blue whale! A blue whale weighs 200,000 pounds, on average, while the elephant is significantly lower at just 13,000 pounds. Next comes the hippopotamus at just 3,306 pounds and the giraffe close behind at 1,763 pounds.

Which of the following items is the heaviest?
U.S. dime
rubber band
paper napkin
They all weigh the same.

The heaviest of this bunch is actually the paper napkin at a weight of 0.14 ounces. A U.S. dime comes in next, weighing 0.08 ounces and the rubber band isn't far behind at 0.020 ounces. Who knew paper could weigh so much more than copper and nickel?

What weighs more, 500 bowling balls or two hippos?
500 bowling balls
two hippos
They both weigh the same.