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The Eggheads Exciting Expedition
Team quiz by The Scrambled Eggheads

The Scrambled Eggheads take you on an exciting expedition of words beginning, not with eggs, but with EX. Can you define their meaning?
Easy
10 Q
Plodd
Mar 13 11
1119 plays
2
Ouch! I Hurt My Head!

Head to the head of the class with this quiz concerning the uses of the word "head." Go ahead and play. I guarantee it is not over your head.
Average
10 Q
deputygary
Jul 25 09
2121 plays
3
Tea Shop or Taoiseach?

Tea Shop, Taoiseach (Irish prime minister), Bar or Barre? Each of these words or phrases relates to the world of tea drinking, Irish politics, alcohol or ballet. Can you work out which is which?
Average
10 Q
glendathecat
Nov 12 10
609 plays
4
Four Letter Words

No, not swear words, just a selection of words of four letters for you to define. Just choose the definition that you think is correct. All words can be found in the Concise Oxford Dictionary.
Average
25 Q
spanishliz
Jan 31 01
3945 plays
5
...And Sometimes Y

I'll give you the definition or a description of a word that has no vowels except for 'y' and you type the word. They are all common words, and spelling counts!
Average
10 Q
guitargoddess
Jan 19 10
888 plays
6
Let's Play a Game of Crambo

Crambo is a centuries-old word guessing game with a focus on rhyming. Assume the role of a player deciphering which vocabulary word is being described. All vocabulary words will rhyme. Example in first question.
Average
10 Q
MacaroniPants
Jan 25 12
387 plays
7
What Do These Words Mean?

In this quiz I will give you the definition of the word and you have to choose the correct word. Sounds easy, right?
Average
25 Q
DakotaNorth
Aug 11 01
11016 plays
8
Putting Your Foot in Your Mouth, And Eating It

An Author Challenge by gk9760, inspired me to keep my feet firmly on the ground and pen this quiz which relates to the terminology for various eating habits. Reference is made to www.wordinfo.info. Good luck!
Average
10 Q
demurechicky
Aug 01 09
1188 plays
9
Funny Cide

The racehorse named Funny Cide won the Kentucky Derby in 2003. His name made me think of words ending in the suffix -cide, of which there are several. Here are just ten of them.
Average
10 Q
Jennifer5
Apr 20 15
201 plays
10
Misunderstood Words

Can you match the definition with the correct word?
Average
10 Q
nyirene330
Dec 14 12
1242 plays
11
I've Forgotten my Name!

These objects, tools, and devices have developed amnesia. They know what they do and what kinds of people use them, but they don't remember their names. Take the quiz and help them recover their lost memories.
Average
10 Q
celicadriver
Jul 23 11
1377 plays
12
Killing and Killers

The English language has words that relate to killing and killers. How many of these words do you know?
Easy
10 Q
Lord_Digby
Mar 26 09
2136 plays
13
What Do They Study?

I give you the name of the profession, you choose what they study!
Average
10 Q
crisw
Apr 22 00
5565 plays
14
It's an "L" of a Quiz

My favorite game here at Fun Trivia is Word Wizard, so I have taken it upon my self to do a word definition quiz with a little humor added. Hopefully I have done so without offending anyone.
Average
10 Q
Irishrosy
Aug 02 11
825 plays
15
An Expedition Full of FUN!

Each of the words used throughout the following 'journey' contain the three letters 'FUN', but do you know the definition of these rarely used words?
Average
10 Q
moonraker2
Jan 13 14
507 plays
16
Be Careful What You Ask For

A boating trip on the Thames sounds a delightful prospect! But first of all we need to go shopping for a few essentials, just be careful what you ask for...or face the consequences.
Very Easy
10 Q
emiloony
Oct 24 14
738 plays
17
1000 Words on Brevity

Poll lives in the Land of 1,000 Dwarves where everyone, somehow, comes up a little short. See if you can recognise some of his friends and their issues.
Average
10 Q
pollucci19
Oct 06 13
426 plays
18
Men Have Got a Lot to Answer For!

Yes, men have got a lot to answer for! You don't have to belong to Mensa to understand this menagerie of words beginning with MEN. Can you define their meaning?
Average
10 Q
Plodd
Mar 13 15
360 plays
19
Malvern Vocab Quiz Lesson 1

This is Vocab Lesson 1, it applies to all the classes because we all used the same book this year. Other lessons will be soon to come, just give me some time.
Very Easy
20 Q
tjsoccer15
May 07 02
3408 plays
20
High Five!

This test is all about words made up with five letters like "snake", "house", "brand" and the like. Think it's easy? Take the quiz to find out...
Tough
25 Q
wanna_be19
Mar 23 07
1191 plays
21
Adjectives ending in -ous

In this quiz you are served up an adjective ending in -ous. You have to choose the correct meaning from one of the four choices. Easy? Well, maybe not. Most of these adjectives aren't very common.
Average
10 Q
Buguru
Jan 26 02
4569 plays
22
Tough English Vocabulary 101

I'll give you a definition, and you match it with the words. All are multiple choice. Good luck!
Easy
15 Q
myth_god
Jun 11 00
5091 plays
23
My Way

Yes, there were times, I'm sure you knew... when I bit off more questions than I could chew. Here are ten of them, to be answered "My Way" - all words to be found here end in "-way".
Tough
10 Q
WesleyCrusher
Jun 20 12
321 plays
24
More Four Letter Words

Just choose the definition you think is correct. As with the previous quiz, all words can be found in the Concise Oxford Dictionary.
Average
25 Q
spanishliz
Feb 01 01
2787 plays
25
Vocabulary Fun

Do you know your vocabulary? If so, you should do well on this word quiz.
Average
10 Q
SKR
Jun 15 00
8664 plays
26
Crazy Job Descriptions

The following questions describe occupations. Some are more serious definitions, some not so. But all of the words end in -ing. Ready, set, go!
Average
15 Q
ravenskye
Dec 02 00
5616 plays
27
N's Never Nonsocial

Not every word starting with the "N" sound has to start with an N. Sometimes, N is very social, and doesn't mind being the second letter of a word. Take the quiz to find out what I mean. Forgive me for the title; it had to be alliterative.
Average
10 Q
salami_swami
Dec 03 11
456 plays
28
Good Things Don't End in -EUM

Homer Simpson asserts: "Good things don't end in -EUM, they end in -MANIA...or -TERIA." Is he right?
Average
10 Q
kyleisalive
Feb 12 14
312 plays
29
Call My Bluff 3

I again revisit the BBC quiz show 'Call My Bluff'. Two teams take it in turns to describe an obscure word, which their opponents would have to correctly identify. Only one description was the true one. Here we go again.
Tough
10 Q
awkins
Jan 06 05
957 plays
30
Unusual Adjectives

Here are 10 questions on some rather unusual adjectives. Enjoy!
Average
10 Q
nerthus
Apr 13 01
1509 plays
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