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Cat-ch Phrases

Created by Tigress31

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Catch Phrases game quiz
"Based on my love for cats, I thought it would be interesting and fun to create this quiz on catty catch phrases. See how many of them you're familiar with or may have heard before. Enjoy and good luck!"

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1. A "cat burglar" is defined as someone who steals cats.

2. A person who might be said to be toying with another, usually in a cruel-like manner, could be referred to as playing what kind of game with them?
    cat's meow
    cat and bird
    cat and mouse
    cat's tail

3. Of the following, which best describes someone who might be asked the cat-ch phrase question of "cat got your tongue?"
    Someone who has a pierced tongue
    Someone who is shy and/or speechless
    Someone who speaks with a stutter
    Someone who constantly jabbers

4. A person who is financially rich might be called what?
    rhino cat
    top cat
    kahuna cat
    fat cat

5. If someone were said to have let the cat out of the bag, then what is it they have really done?
    told a lie
    played a game
    told a joke
    revealed a secret

6. What is another way of describing a light sleep of short duration? (Remember theme of quiz here).
    Answer: (One or two words)

7. When it's pouring down rain outside, sometimes people will use the phrase, "It's raining cats and mice!"

8. Someone with a "cat-o'-nine-tails" actually has what?
    nine cats
    a whip
    a book
    a legend

9. The cat-ch phrase of "See which way the cat jumps" could be translated into "Wait to see what happens?"

10. Someone who seems very nervous, jumpy, or uneasy might often be compared to being like a cat in this cat-chy phrase.
    Like a cat with a thorn in its paw
    Like a cat in hot water
    Like a cat on a hot tin roof
    Like a cat with its tail on fire

11. If someone is looking a bit ragged, tired, or disheveled, one might then refer to them as looking like something the ___________________. (Your answer should not require any punctuation.)
    Answer: (Three Words -- Do not type any answer requiring an apostrophe!)

12. "A person used by another as a dupe or tool," is called what?
    cat's paw
    cat's tail
    cat's mouse
    cat's eye

13. Somebody or something which is held or considered to be very special could be defined by which one of the following cat-ch phrases?
    cat's meow
    cat's whiskers
    cat's pajamas
    all of these

14. This cat-ch phrase is defined as "a game in which a loop of string is threaded between the fingers of both hands in variable complex patterns". Also, if you add the words "in the" in-between the two words of the phrase, it then becomes the name of a well-known Harry Chapin song. Which phrase am I looking for here?
    cat's trundle
    cat's basket
    cat's cradle
    cat's kettle

15. The Cowardly Lion from the movie "The Wizard of Oz" could be classified as this particular cat-ch phrase.
    happy cat

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Compiled Apr 08 14