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Spelling Bee

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Spelling Bee game quiz
"Not unusual words, everyday words that always require a quick check of the dictionary for correct spelling."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. An adjective describing something that will burn. How do you spell in-FLAM-a-bull?
    inflammable
    inflammible
    inflamable
    inflamabel


2. A noun, it's the tube that runs from the pharynx to the stomach. Spell ih-SOFF-ah-guss. (American spelling)
    esophagus
    esophigus
    eusophagus
    esophogus


3. A noun, this stringed instrument is most associated with America's 50th state. Spell yew-ka-LAY-lee.
    ukalele
    just uke
    ukulale
    ukulele


4. An adjective meaning "intended to teach", which is the correct spelling for dye-DACK-tick?
    dydactic
    didactac
    didactyc
    didactic


5. A noun from our French friends, it's basically an egg pie. How do you spell KHEESH?
    guich
    quich
    quiche
    guiche


6. And speaking of words, this one comes from our friends "across the pond" (UK). It's a word that means a line of people. Which is the proper British spelling of KEW?
    quque
    queue
    que
    cue


7. As a noun, it's a beautiful blue stone worn in western jewelry. How do you spell TER-kwoise?
    tourguise
    tourquise
    turquise
    turquoise


8. Ever been to tal-ah-HASS-see, the capital of Florida? Ever spelled it?
    Tallahasse
    Talahassee
    Tallahassee
    Tallahasee


9. If one is adept at writing or speaking, s/he has mastered the art of RET-tor-rick. So how do you spell ret-TOR-ah-cull?
    retorical
    rhetorical
    rhetoric
    rhetoricle


10. Finally, if you dis-SPIZE something - anchovy pizzas, e.g. - you detest it. How do you spell this powerful word?
    dispise
    despise
    despize
    dispize


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Compiled Jun 28 12