Things That Come In Fours

The things that come in fours are known as quadruplets. When we think of exceptional things rarely do we think of how important their numbers are? When we think of the cardinal points for example, we only say them as North, East, South and West and not the four points.

We dived in and tried to explain some of the things that come in fours. We have also included a list that will list many more that we stumble upon in our other searches in future.

Famous Groups of 4 Things

Ninja Turtles

There is a very famous comic series known as the Teenage Mutant Ninja where there are four turtles known as; Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo and Donatello.

The Four Basic Operations

Mathematicians all over the world use the four basic operations to solve their problems. The operations are; Multiplication, Division, Addition and Subtraction.

The Four Dimensions

Our atmosphere has four basic elements also referred to as 4D. They are; Length, Width, Height and Time.

Four Fundamental Forces

In the world of physics there are four forces that are considered to be the fundamental forces and they govern the interaction of matter. The forces are gravity, electromagnetism, the weak nuclear force and the strong nuclear force. These forces are said to be responsible for everything on the universe including the planets orbits and the behavior of the smallest subatomic particles.

The Four Seasons

This is a natural occurrence throughout the year and we have always experienced the seasons. They are Summer, Winter, Spring and Autumn.

Cardinal Points

There are 4 universal cardinal points and they are North, South, East and West.


Classical Elements

There are four classical elements that are found on Earth and they are; Air, Water, Earth and Fire.

The Four Gospels

The Bible has a segment in the New Testament known as the gospels and they are four in number. They are Mathew, John, Mark and Luke.

Years in College and High School

When you join college, you take four years to complete a course and graduate. You also take four years in high school.


The four intersections at 90 degrees make a quadrant and it is from the quadrants that we get four regions.


Scientists who study the DNA and RNA use the Nucleotides as their structural base. The nucleotides have four chemicals which include; adenine, cytosine, guanine and thymine.

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Suits in a Deck

When playing cards, there are four suits in every deck and they are spades, hearts, diamonds and clubs.


We all know that a car has four wheels!

The Four Teeth of Wisdom

The adult human mouth has four teeth of wisdom. This are the toughest teeth and they come in handy when grinding food while we eat.


This was a band that was created in the 1960 in Liverpool. The four members of the band were Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison.

The Four States of Matter

Scientists have classified matter into four distinct states, solid, liquid, gas and Plasma.

The 4 Major Cities in India

They are Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai



Here is an additional list of more things that comes in fours

  1. Team A
  2. Four Leaf Cover
  3. The Four Base Numbers
  4. Four Great Italian
  5. Deadly Horsemen
  6. Pacman Ghosts
  7. Final Four in Basketball
  8. Square
  9. Four Link4 stations
  10. Chambers in the Heart
  11. The Hobbits
  12. Four Great Folktales
  13. Eating Utensils
  14. The four Archangels – Raphael, Michael, Gabriel and Uriel


Final Word

We hope you enjoyed looking at the intriguing things that come in fours. If you have some additions send them to us and we will add them to the list.