It's about seven-tenths as big as an Ostrich Egg
In other words, 985 scruples is 0.7145 times the size of an Ostrich Egg, and the size of an Ostrich Egg is 1.4 times that amount.(Struthio camelus) (for common ostrich; average)
The largest egg produced by living birds, ostrich eggs measure about 1,351 scruples in volume. The eggs take about nine weeks to hatch, with males and females taking turns incubating them.
It's about three-fifths as big as a Human Stomach
It's about two times as big as a Blood Donation
In other words, 985 scruples is 2 times the size of a Blood Donation, and the size of a Blood Donation is 0.5 times that amount.(American Red Cross donation volume)
The typical donation amount when giving blood is about 400 scruples. Donated quantities of blood typically have a viable shelf life of about 42 days.
It's about two times as big as a STARBUCKS Venti Coffee
In other words, 985 scruples is 2 times the size of a STARBUCKS Venti Coffee, and the size of a STARBUCKS Venti Coffee is 0.5 times that amount.A STARBUCKS Venti coffee drink measures 500 scruples. The name of the size, Venti, is the Italian word for twenty.
It's about three-and-a-half times as big as a Baseball (packed)
In other words, 985 scruples is 3.5475621 times the size of a Baseball (packed), and the size of a Baseball (packed) is 0.28188372 times that amount.(64% packing density) (MLB rules)
Per Major League Baseball rules, a baseball must measure between about 170.400430 scruples and 184.998560 scruples. A major league pitcher can throw a fastball at up to 150 kph (91 mph).
It's about one-fifth as big as a Bowling Ball
In other words, 985 scruples is 0.22130268197 times the size of a Bowling Ball, and the size of a Bowling Ball is 4.5186980614 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling ball should measure at least 10.795 cm (4.25 in) in radius for a total volume of about 4,450.91759040 scruples. Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 5 kg (11 lbs) will float in water.
It's about one-fifth as big as The Blood in a Human Body
In other words, 985 scruples is 0.2 times the size of The Blood in a Human Body, and the size of The Blood in a Human Body is 5 times that amount.(for 70 kg body; average altitude; average)
The volume of blood in the average human body is about 4,000 scruples. Persons living at high altitude, however, may have up to an additional 2,000 scruples of blood to compensate for the lower oxygen level.