Special Sub-Topic: Top Liners
|Using only the letters QWERTYUIOP, what do we do when we fall over our own feet?|
trip. We can trip over anything in our way if we try really hard. We can also take a trip, meaning a journey.
|Using only the letters QWERTYUIOP, what should you never do if you hope to succeed?|
quit. 'If at first you don't succeed, try, try again', but NEVER quit, or give up.
|Using only the letters QWERTYUIOP, what is a small hole in the skin through which we perspire?|
pore. Pores allow us to rid our bodies of excess moisture, which evaporates, cooling us down when exercising. It also contains wastes, such as salt.
|Using only the letters QWERTYUIOP, what is a word used for tapping the ball into the hole in golf?|
putt. The club used for this is the putter, and you can practise 'putting' on your living room carpet (ask mum first). :-)
|Using only the letters QWERTYUIOP, find a word for something we could use to catch a cow at the rodeo.|
rope. Calf-roping is a popular event at the rodeo, where the contestant on his/her horse, ropes a calf, dismounts and ties it with the rope, trying for the quickest time.
|Using only the letters QWERTYUIOP, find a word for the front part of a ship.|
prow. The front of a ship can also be called the bow. The back is the stern.
|Using only the letters QWERTYUIOP, find a word describing what I do on my keyboard to make up a quiz (apart from think very, very hard). :-)|
type. Much better than hand-writing! This is actually called a QWERTY keyboard.
|If I did decide to create a quiz by hand, using only the letters QWERTYUIOP, what word would describe what I would be doing now?|
write. The first type of writing humans used was in the form of pictures, like the Egyptian hieroglyphics, and even further back, cave paintings. How would we function today without it?
|Using only the letters QWERTYUIOP, write the past tense of 'write'.|
wrote. All verbs have different tenses, usually to show when the action took place. 'Write' is the present tense, meaning 'now'. The past tense is 'wrote', as in yesterday, or 5 minutes ago. There are other tenses, but those are the ones we use most often.
|Using only the letters QWERTYUIOP, find a homophone of 'wrote', meaning to learn by heart.|
rote. Homophones are words with the same sound, but different spelling (and meaning). Sometimes, learning 'by rote', doesn't help to understand what we're learning, but we usually remember it (hopefully).
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