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Control yourself, contain your contentment, consider the context as you play these quizzes on words which all contain the same word or group of letters.   

There are 139 quizzes and 1,545 trivia questions in this category.
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1
Disconnect "Dis" Connection: A Spaced Out Quiz

Guess the word that, along with "dis", will create a three-word phrase. Word one will be a word prefixed with "dis". Word two will be "dis" meaning "this". Word three will be the first word without prefix. Example: DisMOUNT "dis" MOUNT.
Tough (10 qns)
uglybird
1950 plays
2
"De" Spaced Out Quiz

I give you the meaning of a word starting with "de" and then the meaning of the phrase created if a space is added after "de" and "de" is taken as "the". For instance, deport becomes "de port", "de port" being the place where they keep "de ships".
Average (10 qns)
uglybird
2475 plays
3
Pots and Pans

All of the words described begin with the letters "pot" or "pan". Good luck!
Easy (10 qns)
LadyCaitriona
6372 plays
4
Dogs Not Allowed

The word within a word is either an animal, bird or insect, but no DOGS are allowed in this quiz! How good is your vocabulary?
Average (10 qns)
Plodd
771 plays
5
"A" Spaced Out Quiz To A Muse

Adding a space to a word starting in "a" often creates a phrase with a new meaning (e.g. amuse transforms to a muse). See if you can guess the original word from the meanings of both.
Average (10 qns)
uglybird
1503 plays
6
9 for 10 - Rate These Words

Amelia and Archibald hope you will RATE this quiz. It's all about words that end in RATE. The first letters of the answers to Q1-Q9 spell the answer to the last question.
Average (10 qns)
minch
5316 plays
7
The Short of It

All the words in this quiz begin with "short". Adding another word or letter to the end of short will create an entirely new word. I will give the meaning of the new word and you must indicate what word or letter needs to be added.
Average (10 qns)
Nannanut
4143 plays
8
Vocabulary: I 'Ate' My Words

This vocabulary quiz covers words ending in -ate. Remember that as you go along, and it should be easier!
Average (20 qns)
ravenskye
3519 plays
9
Vocabulary Menagerie

Welcome to the 'Vocabulary Menagerie', where all the answers start or end with the name of a member of the animal kingdom. Should be fairly easy. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
Jennifer5
639 plays
10
9 for 10 - Words of Late

Amelia and Archibald will be desoLATE if you do not play this 9 for 10 quiz on words that end up being LATE! The first letters of the answers to questions 1 - 9 spell the answer to question 10.
Average (10 qns)
minch
4026 plays
11
Dow on my Mind

The El Dorado mini badge hunt has me looking for 'dow' everywhere. See if you can figure out some of these 'dow' words from the clues given.
Average (10 qns)
zorba_scank
423 plays
12
This Quiz is Grate!

According to the Oxford English Dictionary there are over fifty words containing 'grate' within them. Can you connect the correct meanings to the following grate words?
Average (10 qns)
coachpauly
735 plays
13
Pro Words

I PROmise you that you have PRObably heard or read these words, even if you aren't quite sure what they mean. PROceed.
Easy (10 qns)
minch
4653 plays
14
Words with the Word "Wind" in Them

The Four Winds (shuehorn, Lones78, zorba_scank and JanIQ) are happily in the Fifth Leg of the first Amazing Fun Trivia Race! Please join us as we try to find words containing the word "wind".
Average (10 qns)
shuehorn
4101 plays
15
The Last Word

This quiz is about the 'last' word, which appears somewhere in all the answers. E.g. a 'last' word which means 'something that weighs down a ship' is 'ballast'. Good luck.
Average (10 qns)
rossian
606 plays
16
Interesting! Entrancing! In/En Words!

English dictionaries are inundated with an enormous and innumerable number of entries beginning with 'en' and 'in'. I invite you to engross yourself in this intriguing and enigmatic quiz inspired by these words...enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
3969 plays
17
I Have an Arch

All of these words start with 'arch'. Can you figure them out from the clues?
Easy (10 qns)
zorba_scank
Apr 15 16
495 plays
18
SINcerely Yours

Each of the following answers either starts or ends with the letters 'SIN'. Can you find the word that fits the clue?
Average (10 qns)
looney_tunes
675 plays
19
What Kind of 'Cat' Am I?

Some are easy, some will make you think, but it's a great game to play with your kids.
Easy (10 qns)
Oddball
1971 plays
20
Green, Yellow, Red or Blue

English is a very colourful language. Can you work out which colour should be added to the following words to make new words or phrases?
Easy (10 qns)
Lottie1001
876 plays
21
Talk a Blue Streak

There are quite a few compound words that begin with blue. How many do you know?
Easy (10 qns)
zorba_scank
1647 plays
22
Come on Over to my House

I have ten different houses for you to visit in this quiz. Can you work out which house you're invited to from the information I give you? All the answers include the word 'house' at the beginning or the end.
Average (10 qns)
rossian
486 plays
23
Do You Know "No" Words? Know What I Mean?

All these words will include the word 'no.' No way, you think you know them all? Give it a try.
Average (10 qns)
linkan
3960 plays
24
Jack-in-the-Box

Can you help Jack find all of the answers in this quiz which contain the word 'box'?
Very Easy (10 qns)
Plodd
912 plays
25
The End

Can you find the answer to each of the following questions which ends with "END"?
Average (10 qns)
Plodd
1149 plays
26
I Found a Boy

Once I started looking, I found lots of boys. Can you see if you can find them too? All the answers in this 'fill in the blank' quiz include the word 'boy' somewhere. For example, a boy who herds animals on a ranch would be 'cowboy'.
Average (10 qns)
rossian
489 plays
27
Vocabulary: It's 'High' Time!

All the answers contain the word 'high.'
Average (15 qns)
ravenskye
3837 plays
28
Chin Up

You will find the word "CHIN" in each of these words. I'll try to have a little fun with the information section too. All these questions are FITB, no worries though. Have fun!
Very Easy (10 qns)
linkan
618 plays
29
'Ex-' Marks The Spot

The prefix 'ex' can have several different meanings(outside, away from, not or without) which come from Latin 'ex' meaning out of. Match definitions to correct 'ex' words. Etymologies from American Heritage Dictionary. Part of speech in parentheses.
Average (15 qns)
jellow_10
4071 plays
30
A "Be" Spaced Quiz

I will first provide you with the meaning of a word starting with the letters "be" and then the meaning of the phrase created if a space is added after "be". I will ask you for the "unspaced" word. Example: "bemuse" transforms to "be muse".
Tough (10 qns)
uglybird
825 plays
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