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These are puzzles where a phrase is rewritten in different words and you must decipher the original. For example- "Stone symphony?"= "rock concert".   

There are 72 quizzes and 735 trivia questions in this category.
Trivia Quizzes in category In Other Words
31
Pairs in Other Words 10 questions

Each answer is the name of a pair, real or fictional. Just answer the two parts of the question and join them with 'and' to get the pair. e.g. Male turkey and British name for a German in WWII. Answer = Tom and Jerry
Difficult
minch
2145 plays
32
In Other Words VII 10 questions

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy
bigjohnsludge
723 plays
33
Cliches with a Twist 10 questions

A cliché is something that is said often and conveys an idea or message. It compares one word or phrase to another, when they are really nothing alike. I'll write each cliche in a synonymous form and you write down which cliche it represents. Have fun!
Average
funnytrivianna
1644 plays
34
Swifty's Ninth Sym-punny 10 questions

This is the ninth installment in the Tom Swifty saga. I know many of you have taken my previous eight, but an example is still included before question one. Good Luck, have fun...Take your time.
Average
maskman22
291 plays
35
Famous Literature, In Other Words II 15 questions

The second installment of literature being put into different words. One example would be Black Beauty=Ebony Gorgeous
Average
yonglo32
807 plays
36
Add a Word 10 questions

All of the answers in this quiz are words beginning with 'en'. You must add another word, for which a clue is given, to 'en' and find the answer to the definition. The total number of letters in the answer is given after each clue.
Average
Calpurnia09
1002 plays
37
Rewriting Nursery Rhymes 10 questions

These Nursery Rhymes were taken from the collection, "Early Reading for Genius Progeny". I supplied the first few lines. Can you identify the titles? Note: This quiz was written under the old rules that allowed punctuation, so act accordingly.
Average
Astena
1752 plays
38
In Other Words XIV 10 questions

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy
bigjohnsludge
May 24 17
399 plays
39
Tom Swifties: The Final Pun 10 questions

Since my first two Tom Swifty quiz were received well, here's another one. Tom Swifties are descriptive puns, suggested by the writing in the 'Tom Swift' books. As before, your job is to fill in the appropriate pun, using the clue provided.
Difficult
maskman22
564 plays
40
Tom Swifties 2 10 questions

Since my first Tom Swifty quiz was received well, here's another one. Tom Swifties are descriptive puns, suggested by the writing in the 'Tom Swift' books. As before, your job is to fill in the appropriate pun, using the clue provided.
Difficult
maskman22
309 plays
41
Yet Another Tom Swifty, Said MM22, Adverbially 10 questions

I truly can't believe the positive feedback I've gotten from these little adverbial pun quizzes. If you want them I'll keep on writing them, said Maskman22, pensively.
Very Difficult
maskman22
276 plays
42
Change A Letter Sayings 10 questions

Change one letter of each word to find the correct saying. No punctuation and I'll give you an example in Q1. Good luck!
Average
bwebster
819 plays
43
Foods and Drinks In Other Words!!! 10 questions

It's quite simple really... You will be given a phrase, and it is your job to decipher which food the phrase represents. ie. For "One who creates large floating blocks of ice.", the answer would be "Burger". There are no plurals.
Very Difficult
kirameku17
1569 plays
44
Australian Almanac 10 questions

An island country plus a handbook containing important dates and statistical information would be known as an 'Australian Almanac'. Can you figure out the publications in the following questions?
Average
lones78
246 plays
45
I'm Tom Swifty The VIII, I Am. 10 questions

Again...The love of these punny quizzes from Fun Trivia members continues. This is the eighth in the series...I promise two more and I am done. Maybe not.
Tough
maskman22
294 plays
46
Idioms in Other Words 10 questions

I'll give you an idiom in other words and you give me the real phrase. For example: Completely Hearing Organs = All Ears. Enjoy!
Average
zebra101
804 plays
47
"Now Where Did I Put That U.S. City?" 10 questions

Using word play, I've 'hidden' a one-word American city in a sentence. The clues will consist of two or more consecutive words, and a hint to the city's home state will be provided. I've included an example before Question one. Have fun!
Very Difficult
doorsfan58
360 plays
48
What Did You Say? 10 questions

I am really have trouble saying things correctly today. Please help me figure out what these well-known phrases, titles, or names are supposed to be.
Average
Giniw
546 plays
49
Name that team! 10 questions

Fill in the blanks with the actual team name. For example: The Big Easy Holy Rollers would be the New Orleans Saints. Please watch spelling: I've tried to put several variations in my answers. I hope you have fun! :)
Average
sarahmas
4692 plays
50
Famous Literature, In Other Words 15 questions

I'll give the name of the book, but in words which are synonyms of the words of the title. Example: Fighting and Serenity= War and Peace.
Tough
yonglo32
837 plays
51
Tom Swifties 10 questions

A Tom Swiftie is a bad pun, based on the overly stylized descriptions of Victor Appleton, the creator of the 'Tom Swift' books. Your job is to fill in the blank. Example: "It's June," said Tom, ____. The correct answer would be 'dismayed'.
Difficult
maskman22
501 plays
52
Swiftys 11 10 questions

The public outcry at my decision to end the Tom Swifty series was deafening. OK, it was mildly loud, so I decided to continue with some encores.
Difficult
maskman22
225 plays
53
Swiftys: Cheaper By The Dozen 10 questions

Another in the never ending series of Tom Swifties, adverbial puns. There is an example before the first question. Take your time, some of these require some abstract thinking.
Difficult
maskman22
258 plays
54
Fun With Dying! 10 questions

Given some obscurely worded longer descriptions, come up with ten mostly familiar phrases which all mean "TO DIE". Example: Say hello to thy ultimate creator? Answer: Three Words- meet your maker
Average
Nealzineatser
Dec 31 16
270 plays
55
Could This Mean The End Of Swifty 10 questions

This my tenth and was originally going to be the last in the series. But, since I have gotten a lot of notes asking for more, I've decided to write a few encores...as long as I can come up with more. Enjoy...
Very Difficult
maskman22
186 plays
56
Another Tom Swifty? Said MM22 Quizzically. 10 questions

Of all the quizzes I have written, the Tom Swifties have gotten the most positive feedback, so here's another. Remember, they're puns. Spelling is American English, and use the appropriate word.
Difficult
maskman22
456 plays
57
More Tom Swifties 10 questions

I promised that my last Tom Swifty quiz was my last, it wasn't. Here are 10 more adverbial puns for you to play with. There is an example before the first question. Enjoy
Tough
maskman22
564 plays
58
A Fortnight with Tom Swifty 10 questions

A fortnight consists of 14 days...this is my fourteenth Tom Swifty quiz. The questions are adverbial puns in the manner of the 'Tom Swift' series of books.
Difficult
maskman22
216 plays
59
Name That Phrase 10 questions

Looking through a book on word and phrase origins I noticed many had a person's first name, such as 'jumping jack'. So the clue will be 'Bouncing Mr. Webb', and the answer is 'jumping jack'.
Difficult
finlady
3180 plays
60
In Other Words Rock Groups 10 questions

I will give you an alternative name for a rock group. You figure out the correct name. For example if I say 'The Bugs' You, of course will answer 'The Beatles'.
Tough
egotist
4299 plays
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