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1.
  In Other Words III   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are more sayings, clich├ęs, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, bigjohnsludge, Feb 17 16
Very Easy
bigjohnsludge gold member
3556 plays
2.
  Words Without Words [1]   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Noting the simplicity and overabundance of 'Words Within Words' quizzes on the site, I decided I'd need to find a way to one-up the concept. This quiz asks you to create a word *without* using the letters provided. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Apr 07 16
Average
kyleisalive editor
4005 plays
3.
  Time to Take a P    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
All the answers in this quiz begin with the letter P. Solve the clue to find a word to follow the P and make a new word which is the answer. Good luck
Easier, 10 Qns, Serenesh, Aug 23 21
Easier
Serenesh gold member
Aug 23 21
758 plays
4.
  Give and Take 3   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a little different than my other "Give and Take" quizzes. Here, you take (drop) or give (add) a letter as instructed in each question. Have fun!
Easier, 10 Qns, austinnene, Oct 24 20
Easier
austinnene
Oct 24 20
1791 plays
5.
  Black Magic    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Let's play with the word "black" and with some magic turn it in to the opposite colour.
Average, 10 Qns, George95, May 28 11
Average
George95 gold member
4243 plays
6.
  It Takes Two To Tango   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
It certainly does and here's the proof: take a shade of brown and a command to proceed (tan + go), join the two together and you have tango. Now use the same method to identify ten more dances that also require two.
Average, 10 Qns, Aussiedrongo, Feb 23 12
Average
Aussiedrongo
2196 plays
7.
  Set on Fire    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Each year the South Bunbury Vulcans gather to pay homage to fire (it's the first part of each answer), raise money for a charity & enjoy a family feast. Join us as they put together their celebration.
Easier, 10 Qns, pollucci19, Aug 04 18
Easier
pollucci19 gold member
Aug 04 18
396 plays
8.
  Falling Trees by Tim Burr    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Some people have names which sound suspiciously similar to actual words. This concept has been used for wordplay for years, and certainly isn't a new idea. Can you match these name puns with the types of books they could write?
Easier, 10 Qns, easyaspi, Apr 23 15
Easier
easyaspi
1302 plays
9.
  Capitonyms   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Capitonyms are words that, when capitalized, mean something completely different, and are even pronounced differently. Example in the first question.
Average, 10 Qns, salami_swami, Jan 01 16
Average
salami_swami gold member
1737 plays
10.
  Words Without Words [2]   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Remember playing all of those 'Words Within Words' quizzes? Well, they won't help you here. I give you a word and you get to guess what word(s) you need to make without it. Way to break the mold, eh? Good luck!
Difficult, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Oct 29 19
Difficult
kyleisalive editor
Oct 29 19
1099 plays
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From Quiz "In Other Words III"




11.
  Left Behind    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Given a word, find a smaller word within it; remove that word, leaving behind another word. You may have to rearrange letters to get the word you remove, but no more anagramming will be needed for word left behind. See example in Question 1.
Easier, 10 Qns, austinnene, Apr 04 15
Easier
austinnene
1187 plays
12.
  Well Bless Your Heart!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Like "Bless your Heart," Southerners love their Southernisms which I'm obliged to interpret into more "formal" terms. Take a gander and decipher these common colloquialisms from south of the Mason Dixon Line.
Tough, 10 Qns, TemptressToo, May 13 23
Tough
TemptressToo
May 13 23
508 plays
13.
  Equivocal Words    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Answers to this quiz are single words spelled the same, but with different pronunciations and meanings. I'll give you clues for each word. For example: Low voiced fish would be Bass. (Pronounced Bass and Base).
Difficult, 10 Qns, richicago, Jul 28 13
Difficult
richicago
1138 plays
14.
  Mini Word Ladders    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Welcome to my mini quiz! It's a 'mini quiz' because it has two separate word 'ladders'.Some answers are anagrammed, some are not. I hope you enjoy it!
Average, 10 Qns, funkybubbel8, Dec 31 10
Average
funkybubbel8
1784 plays
15.
  Divide The Word...And Conquer!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I'll give a brief description of a situation, and a hint to a 'clue' word that, when divided into two separate words, will relate to that situation. The 'clue' word will be the answer. Have fun!
Tough, 10 Qns, doorsfan58, Aug 16 10
Tough
doorsfan58
1261 plays
16.
  Just Add A Bird    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Each clue needs the name of a bird to become a complete word. The bird name may come either before or after the clue. All you need do is "Add A Bird" to make the completed word, and the completed word will be the answer.
Tough, 10 Qns, Richicago, Jan 16 08
Tough
Richicago
1499 plays
17.
  Toll-Free    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
I have take up the Author Challenge by kyleisalive. In this quiz, each word in the question describes a word that has the letters "TOLL" within that word in that order. Remove the letters T-O-L-L and then pick the answer that describes the new word.
Average, 15 Qns, Billkozy, Apr 21 20
Average
Billkozy
Apr 21 20
187 plays
18.
  Re: Another Word Play Wiles    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This quiz is about making longer words by adding Re to another word. For example Re + a form of public transport = another type of puzzle Re + bus = Rebus
Average, 15 Qns, DoveHouse, Nov 25 11
Average
DoveHouse gold member
1088 plays
19.
  Just "Plant A Tree"    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Each entry needs a type of tree to become a complete word. It may come either before or after the entry. The answer will be the word completed by the tree name and I will give clues for each completed word.
Tough, 10 Qns, richicago, Apr 02 20
Tough
richicago
Apr 02 20
1510 plays
20.
  Hidden Nicknames    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Each word needs a masculine nickname to be completed. I will give you the incomplete word and a clue. The nickname can come either before or after the clue.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, richicago, Apr 28 09
Very Difficult
richicago
1492 plays
21.
  Just Add An Animal    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Each clue needs a specific type of animal to become a completed word. The animal may come before or after the clue. All you need do is "Add AN Animal". The completed word will be your answer.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Richicago, Jan 04 17
Difficult
Richicago
2181 plays
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