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Quiz 1 – Round 4 – Language

1. What is the French word for ‘Tuesday’? mardi 2. How many points is the letter J worth in a game of Scrabble? 8 points 3. Head is to hat, as hand is to… which word? glove 4. The word ‘bungalow’ is derived from which language? Accept both Bengali and Hindi – ‘Bangla’ is a …

Quiz 7 – Round 5 – Language

This week’s language quiz is all about Cockney Rhyming Slang. We give you the slang, you tell us what it means. 1. Chevy Chase Face 2. Harry Nash Cash 3. Happy hours flowers 4. Penny bun Sun 5. Stammer and stutter Butter 6. South of France Dance 7. Skin and blister Sister 8. Read and …

Quiz 8 – Round 3 – Language

1. What is the name of the covering, usually made of plastic, at the end of a shoelace? Aglet 2. What is the name of the metal ring on the end of a pencil which holds the eraser on the end? Ferrule 3. What is the French word for tomorrow? Demain 4. From which language …

Quiz 20 – Round 4 – Foreign Languages

1. ‘Veni, vidi, vici’ is a Latin phrase attributed to Julius Caesar – how does it translate into English? I came, I saw, I conquered 2. If you were eating a ‘Wurst’ in Germany, what would it be? A sausage 3. ‘Typhoon’, ‘cummerbund’ and ‘bungalow’ are words which originate from which language? Urdu (Accept also …

Quiz 33 – Round 2 – Language

How good is your spelling? All you need to do is correctly spell the following notoriously difficult words. 1. Armageddon 2. Reminiscent 3. Millennium 4. Accommodate 5. Questionnaire 6. Receive 7. Privilege 8. Supersede 9. Rhythm 10. Daiquiri Similar Quizzes: Quiz 106 – Round 3 – Language Quiz 104 – Round 6 – Language Quiz …

Quiz 38 – Round 6 – Words

This week’s words round is another set of difficult to spell words.     1. Caribbean 2. Persistent 3. Neanderthal 4. Pharaoh 5. Fahrenheit 6. Playwright 7. Prejudice 8. Laryngitis 9. Kaleidoscope 10. Miscellaneous       Similar Quizzes: Quiz 109 – Round 6 – Words Quiz 76 – Round 6 – Words Quiz 51 …

Quiz 44 – Round 4 – Language

This round is all about cockney rhyming slang. What do the following mean? 1. Ayrton Senna Tenner (10 pounds) 2. Wallace and Gromit Vomit 3. Mushy Peas Keys 4. Muswell Hill Bill (in a restaurant) 5. Bag For Life Wife 6. Dolly Mixtures Pictures 7. Adrian Mole Dole 8. Acker Bilk Milk 9. Haddock and …

Quiz 54 – Round 6 – Language

This round is a cockney rhyming slang quiz. What do the following mean? 1. Syrup Wig (Syrup of fig) 2. Rosie  Tea (Rosie Lee) 3. Peckham Rye Tie 4. Ruby Curry (Ruby Murray) 5. Jimmy Piddle (Jimmy Riddle) 6. Adam and Eve Believe 7. Uncle Bert Shirt 8. Biscuits Knees (Biscuits and Cheese) 9. Chalfonts Piles (Chalfont …

Quiz 59 – Round 2 – Americanisms

1. In England the ‘Where’s Wally?’ book series is very successful – who do they search for in the USA? Waldo 2. In the UK one would attach braces to a pair of trousers to hold them up – what would they use in America? Suspenders 3. What is the British English equivalent of zucchini? …

Christmas Quiz 2 – Round 4 – Christmas Language

This quiz is all about wishing Merry Christmas in different languages. In which language are these ‘Merry Christmas’ wishes? 1. Joyeux Noël French 2. Buon Natale Italian 3. Nadolig Llawen Welsh 4. Mutlu Noeller Turkish 5. Feliz Navidad Spanish 6. God Jul Swedish/Norwegian 7. Frohe Weihnachten German 8. Wesołych Świąt Polish 9. Mele Kalikimaka Hawaiian 10. Kala Christouyenna Greek   To download our ‘Merry Christmas …