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How big is 5 quarts?

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It's about nine-tenths as big as The Blood in a Human Body.
In other words, the size of The Blood in a Human Body is 1 times 5 quarts.
(for 70 kg body; average altitude; average)
The volume of blood in the average human body is about 5 quarts. Persons living at high altitude, however, may have up to an additional 2 quarts of blood to compensate for the lower oxygen level.
It's about nine-tenths as big as a Bowling Ball.
In other words, 5 quarts is 0.897979853960 times the size of a Bowling Ball, and the size of a Bowling Ball is 1.11361072920 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 5.56805364610 quarts. 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 two-thirds as big as a Basketball.
In other words, 5 quarts is 0.66605016580 times the size of a Basketball, and the size of a Basketball is 1.50138841090 times that amount.
(NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
A NBA official ball, manufactured by Spalding, is a Size 7 ball and measures about 7.50694205450 quarts. The surface of these balls have 4,118 pebbles with a diameter of 2.5 mm each.
It's about three-fifths as big as a Bowling Ball (packed).
In other words, 5 quarts is 0.574707106530 times the size of a Bowling Ball (packed), and the size of a Bowling Ball (packed) is 1.74001676440 times that amount.
(64% packing density) (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 5.56805364610 quarts. 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 two times as big as a Human Stomach.
In other words, the size of a Human Stomach is 0.50 times 5 quarts.
(human; adult)
An average adult human stomach has a volume of about 2 quarts. A newborn baby has a stomach capacity of just 0.03 quarts.
It's about two-fifths as big as a Basketball (packed).
In other words, 5 quarts is 0.426272106090 times the size of a Basketball (packed), and the size of a Basketball (packed) is 2.34591939210 times that amount.
(64% packing density) (NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
A NBA official ball, manufactured by Spalding, is a Size 7 ball measures about 7.50694205450 quarts. These balls have 4,118 pebbles each with a diameter of 2.5 mm
It's about three times as big as an Ostrich Egg.
In other words, 5 quarts is 2.8990 times the size of an Ostrich Egg, and the size of an Ostrich Egg is 0.34490 times that amount.
(Struthio camelus) (for common ostrich; average)
The largest egg produced by living birds, ostrich eggs measure about 1.6910 quarts in volume. The eggs take about nine weeks to hatch, with males and females taking turns incubating them.