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# Play on Words Brain Teaser Puzzles Trivia

## Play on Words Brain Teaser Puzzles

31 quizzes and 330 trivia questions.
1.
Adding to Random Letters
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
All answers begin with a random letter that I will give you. Add this letter to a word indicated by the clue to create a new word. For example, C + to go into = the middle point of a circle. The solution is: C + enter = Center. Center is your answer.
Easier, 10 Qns, masfon, Mar 11 23
Easier
masfon
Mar 11 23
616 plays
2.
Play on Words
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
Here is an example of what this quiz will be like: B + precipitation = Brain
Average, 10 Qns, zh1322, Jan 10 07
Average
zh1322
10923 plays
3.
Play on Words II
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
Here is an example of what this quiz will be like: B + Depressed or dejected = Blow
Easier, 10 Qns, zh1322, Aug 04 04
Easier
zh1322
9015 plays
4.
Play on Words III
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
Here is an example for this quiz: B + Precipitation = Brain
Easier, 10 Qns, zh1322, Feb 12 04
Easier
zh1322
9005 plays
5.
Play on Words 4
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
Here is an example of this quiz: B + Dejected or depressed = Blow ---Enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, zh1322, Feb 21 04
Easier
zh1322
7516 plays
6.
You Can't Play This Quiz
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
Commission 48 has given me another challenge - this one goes from changing Play to Clip.
Easier, 10 Qns, ClaudiaCat, Aug 20 17
Easier
ClaudiaCat
619 plays
7.
Play on Words 8
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
Here is an example of this quiz: B + Depressed or dejected = Blow ---Enjoy!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zh1322, Jul 14 22
Very Easy
zh1322
Jul 14 22
3562 plays
8.
Play on Words 7
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
Here is an example of this quiz: S + Opposite of bottom = Stop --- Enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, zh1322, Oct 18 06
Easier
zh1322
3427 plays
9.
No Slaughter Without Laughter
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
A word play teaser for your pleasure.
Average, 10 Qns, kino76, May 16 17
Average
kino76
230 plays
10.
Play on Halloween Words
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
It's spooky how a new word can be created with a completely different meaning simply by adding a letter to the beginning of another. See if you can create these new words, but beware... you might create a monster!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Smurphie, Dec 01 06
Very Easy
Smurphie
3311 plays
11.
Play on Words 5
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
Here is an example of this quiz: B + Precipitation = Brain
Easier, 10 Qns, zh1322, Oct 08 06
Easier
zh1322
2708 plays
12.
Play on Words 6
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
Here is an example of this quiz: S + Sour or acidic = Start
Easier, 10 Qns, zh1322, Oct 11 06
Easier
zh1322
2304 plays
13.
Three in Third Place
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
Each answer is two words differing ONLY by one of three letters-E, R, or N. Place the correct letter into the third position in the shorter word to form the longer one. I'll give you both definitions, the short word first. Example in Question 1.
Average, 10 Qns, austinnene, Apr 24 15
Average
austinnene
308 plays
14.
Final Letter - K
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
Start with a three or four letter word, add K to the end to make another word. The answer is a phrase made by these two words. Example - Brown armoured vehicle = tan tank. USE THE HINT
Average, 10 Qns, minch, Feb 01 08
Average
minch
2228 plays
15.
Social Commentary in "BORAT"
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
No, not the movie--the letters B-O-R-A-T. All of the answers in this quiz are simple phrases that can be spelled using the 5 letters BORAT. No punctuation! (And thanks to Terry for the inspiration.)
Average, 10 Qns, avrandldr, Apr 19 10
Average
avrandldr
344 plays
16.
Double Cross
Multiple Choice
15 Qns
This is a Double Cross puzzle. The letters from the answers to questions can be rearranged to make a noted quote. Pencil and paper are extremely helpful with this quiz. Much thanks to CrisW for helping get this quiz ready to be played.
Average, 15 Qns, BxBarracuda, Jul 04 09
Average
BxBarracuda
413 plays
17.
Final Letter - P
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
Start with a three or four letter word, add P to the end to make another word. The answer is a two word phrase. Example - hold on shell fish = clamp clam. Note that the words may not be in the order of the definition. Look at the hint.
Average, 10 Qns, minch, Jun 08 07
Average
minch
2107 plays
18.
Yoshimitzu's Ladder [ 2 ]
Multiple Choice
15 Qns
TELEVISION: Can you descend the word ladder changing one only letter at a time? Do not rearrange the letters for each stage. eg. GOOD, GOLD, FOLD, FORD, FORK etc.
Easier, 15 Qns, Yoshimitzu, Oct 05 11
Easier
Yoshimitzu
641 plays
19.
Faces to Faces
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
Based on the clues given in each question, try to figure out the ten five-letter words. Each subsequent word differs from the previous one by one letter and no unscrambling is needed. Enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, Matthew_07, Jul 15 10
Easier
Matthew_07
993 plays
20.
If I'd have known I was coming!
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
An innocent word daydreams happily. Suddenly, the letter I barges in and sits next to it. The startled word gasps "If I'd have known I was coming!". The I squeezes in a "huh?!", but it's too late - a new word is formed.
Average, 10 Qns, gentlegiant17, Oct 29 21
Average
gentlegiant17
Oct 29 21
493 plays
21.
Letter Hunt
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
The answers to the first nine questions are two-word phrases that differ by one letter. For example- "Crimson water plant"= red reed. Keep track of the letter that's inserted in each question. Taken in order, they will be the answer to the tenth question
Average, 10 Qns, crisw, Aug 02 20
Average
crisw
Aug 02 20
2925 plays
22.
Making New Words
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
Identify the single letter which when added to the words given will make four new words. The order of the letters in the original words remains unchanged. eg. most + i = moist.
Average, 10 Qns, Spontini, Jul 05 15
Average
Spontini
301 plays
23.
Tease that Brain!
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
This is a substitution quiz. For each question, the answer will be two words. One letter from the first word is changed to get the second word. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, SnowAngel16, Aug 31 13
Average
SnowAngel16
422 plays
24.
Salty Beginning, Scorching End
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
Beginning from the word "Salty" and changing a letter each time from the answers you will find while progressing, you will end up with a substance which feeds volcanoes and resembles the earth-scorching lava. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, DeepHistory, Sep 06 14
Average
DeepHistory
333 plays
25.
CHeck starts with CH
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
Take the letters CH, and add a word to make a two word phrase. Check the hint for number of letters and the order that the words are in. Unless otherwise indicated, the word with CH in it comes first.
Average, 10 Qns, paulisnotdead, Sep 01 08
Average
838 plays
26.
Word Partners 10
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
I'll give you two words that have a word in common that goes after the first word and before the second word. I'll give you a clue to the missing word and one of the phrases will have a 'transport' theme. Good Luck!
Average, 10 Qns, Soozy_Woozy, Apr 17 08
Average
Soozy_Woozy
2680 plays
27.
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
Start with "prayer" and wait patiently for your "answer" by changing one letter at a time and rearranging!
Average, 10 Qns, logikzer0, Sep 17 14
Average
logikzer0
238 plays
28.
If I'd have known 9 were coming for 10
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
An innocent word daydreams happily. Suddenly, an undisclosed letter barges in and sits next to it. The startled word gasps "If I'd have known...". But alas, too late, its meaning has changed forever. Tip: before setting off, have a look at Q10.
Average, 10 Qns, gentlegiant17, Jul 29 10
Average
gentlegiant17
279 plays
29.
If I'd Have Known the Twins Were Coming!?
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
An innocent word daydreams happily. Suddenly, two identical letters barge in and surround it. The startled word gasps "If I'd have known the twins were coming!?". The twins giggle, as they know it is too late - a new word is formed.
Average, 10 Qns, gentlegiant17, Jul 22 10
Average
gentlegiant17
252 plays
30.
SHred starts with SH
Multiple Choice
10 Qns
Take the letters SH, and add a word to make a two word phrase. For example - Slicing a fire-like color = Shred red. Check the hint for number of letters. The longest words ALWAYS comes first.
Average, 10 Qns, paulisnotdead, Aug 11 08
Average
627 plays
31.
Something In Common
Multiple Choice
20 Qns
In this quiz, I will give a clue to a word in which the last three letters will be the first three letters of the next answer. Have fun!
Average, 20 Qns, Bwebster, Feb 14 10
Average
Bwebster
653 plays
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