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These are puzzles in which each answer is derived from another answer that has one letter dropped from it.
717 quizzes and 10,038 trivia questions.
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  Rising Letters: From Failure to Success - 10 questions - 5 mins
The first answer is just one letter. I will give the clue and you will find the answer. Start with a one-letter answer and then ADD one letter, ANAGRAM if necessary, to get the next answer, and so on. Good luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, masfon, Oct 03 22
Easier
masfon gold member
Oct 03 22
253 plays
2.
  Birds in the Canopy - 10 questions - 5 mins
Start this quiz by typing in a bird that can be found in the canopy, then drop some letters and rearrange them, and finally add some letters and rearrange them to get another animal found in the canopy.
Easier, 10 Qns, Buddy1, Aug 25 22
Easier
Buddy1 gold member
Aug 25 22
254 plays
3.
  Multiple Choice Quiz about Drop a Letter best quiz - 15 questions - 6 mins
Start with a five-letter word. It's defined in the first clue. The second clue will be a four-letter word formed by dropping one letter from the 5-letter word with no anagramming. (Directions continued in first question)
Easier, 15 Qns, crisw, Sep 04 14
Easier
crisw gold member
23880 plays
4.
  Letter Landslide best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Beginning with an animal name, drop a letter for each clue, and then work your way back up to a different animal name.
Easier, 10 Qns, zh1322, Mar 26 19
Easier
zh1322 gold member
Mar 26 19
9654 plays
5.
  Drop A Letter Cascade 11 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Start with a six letter word and I'll give you a clue to its meaning. The second word will be one letter less and will need to be unscrambled. Good Luck!
Average, 10 Qns, Soozy_woozy, Sep 04 14
Average
Soozy_woozy
15182 plays
6.
  The Ups and Downs of Growing A Tree - 10 questions - 5 mins
Starting from the word 'acorn' follow the instructions to add, drop or change a letter and usually anagram to find the next word. You should end up with a type of tree.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, misstified, Oct 22 21
Very Easy
misstified gold member
Oct 22 21
524 plays
7.
  Making Green Water great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
For St. Patrick's Day, the Chicago River is dyed green. Come help the city reverse this process by playing our drop a letter/add a letter quiz taking you from green to water!
Easier, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Apr 04 22
Easier
ozzz2002 gold member
Apr 04 22
290 plays
8.
  Lose a Letter Lexicon Ladder best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A clue is given for each one word answer. The next word has one less letter and is a rearrangement of the remaining letters. The hints will help.
Easier, 10 Qns, musicmonkeyman, Sep 04 14
Easier
musicmonkeyman
13559 plays
9.
  Up and Down the Word Ladder: Part 2 best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A clue is given for each one word answer. The next word is a rearrangement of the letters in the previous word plus one new letter. From the half-way point the answers are reduced by one letter.
Easier, 10 Qns, musicmonkeyman, Sep 04 14
Easier
musicmonkeyman
11131 plays
10.
  Letter Landslide 3 best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Beginning with an animal name, drop a letter for each clue, and then work your way back up to a different animal name. Enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, zh1322, Sep 04 14
Easier
zh1322 gold member
9804 plays
11.
  Letter Landslide 4 best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Beginning with an animal name, drop a letter for each clue, and then work your way back up to a different animal name. Enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, zh1322, Sep 04 14
Easier
zh1322 gold member
10369 plays
12.
  Letter Landslide 2 best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Beginning with an animal name, drop a letter for each clue, and then work your way back up to a different animal name.
Easier, 10 Qns, zh1322, Sep 04 14
Easier
zh1322 gold member
10187 plays
13.
  SNOW A Four Letter Word SNOW: A Four Letter Word popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
A traditional quiz where you drop or add a letter each question, anagram when needed, and end up with one possible reason snow is a four-letter word. All answers are one word. Enjoy the pictures!
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Sep 04 14
Average
nannywoo gold member
2296 plays
14.
  Code Breaker Code Breaker top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Start and end this quiz with a word relating to code breakers, removing or adding one letter at a time and then anagram until you find a new word. The images will help you break the code!
Easier, 10 Qns, Plodd, Sep 04 14
Easier
Plodd
1914 plays
15.
  Word Melt 7 best quiz - 15 questions - 6 mins
Lucky number 7 - let's hope so. Starting with one word, simply change one letter at a time until you reach the final word. The first and last words in each chain are related. I will tell you when there is a new chain.
Easier, 15 Qns, eburge, Sep 04 14
Easier
eburge gold member
6763 plays
16.
  Lose a Letter Lexicon Ladder Part 2 top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A clue is given for each one word answer. The next word has one less letter and is a rearrangement of the remaining letters. The hints will help.
Easier, 10 Qns, musicmonkeyman, Sep 04 14
Easier
musicmonkeyman
9953 plays
17.
  Lose a Letter Lexicon Ladder Pt 11 top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A clue is given for each one word answer. The next word has one less letter and is a rearrangement of the remaining letters. The hints will help. Good luck.
Easier, 10 Qns, musicmonkeyman, Sep 04 14
Easier
musicmonkeyman
9131 plays
18.
  Hands Across the Water - 10 questions - 5 mins
Start with the word hands, add or subtract letters as instructed and re-arrange the remainder as required. Done correctly, your hands will assist you across a body of water.
Easier, 10 Qns, pollucci19, Jan 07 22
Easier
pollucci19 gold member
Jan 07 22
259 plays
19.
  Malevolent - 10 questions - 5 mins
There is a spiteful little mole, a spy, in our midst. Help us work through the clues to see if we can uncover this little sleeper.
Easier, 10 Qns, pollucci19, Sep 26 21
Easier
pollucci19 gold member
Sep 26 21
349 plays
20.
  As in Life: Up and Down - 2 - 10 questions - 5 mins
I will give you a clue to its meaning and you must give an answer. Then, drop one letter, anagram if necessary to get to the next answer, and so on. Do this down to two letters, then take steps up again.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, masfon, Nov 29 20
Very Easy
masfon gold member
Nov 29 20
604 plays
21.
  Up and Down with the Stars Up and Down with the Stars popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
You know the drill - start with a star sign, drop a letter and scramble to form a new word for each clue till you are down to two letters. The start adding one letter at a time till you're left with another star sign.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jan 30 15
Easier
zorba_scank gold member
646 plays
22.
  Lose a Letter Lexicon Ladder Part 7 top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A clue is given for each one word answer. The next word has one less letter and is a rearrangement of the remaining letters. The hints will help. Good luck.
Easier, 10 Qns, musicmonkeyman, Sep 10 14
Easier
musicmonkeyman
8688 plays
23.
  Word Melt 2 best quiz - 15 questions - 7 mins
Starting with one word, simply change one letter at a time until you reach the final word. The first and last words in each chain are related in some way. I will tell you when there is a new chain.
Average, 15 Qns, eburge, Sep 04 14
Average
eburge gold member
6009 plays
24.
  The Ups and Downs of Warfare editor best quiz popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 8 mins
Start with an eight-letter word (a weapon of war). The next word will be one letter less and may need to be unscrambled. After you get down to one letter, I'll begin to add letters to make a new word. Have fun!
Average, 15 Qns, reedy, Jun 07 22
Average
reedy gold member
Jun 07 22
2022 plays
25.
  Elementary Drop a Letter popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
For this quiz you start with an element and there are some more later on. For each step after the first you drop a letter and rearrange the remaining letters to make a new word. If you get stuck it may be easier to start at the end and work backwards.
Easier, 10 Qns, Upstart3, Oct 13 21
Easier
Upstart3 gold member
Oct 13 21
361 plays
26.
  The Ups and Downs of Elections - 10 questions - 5 mins
Start with a six-letter word (a document). The next word will be one letter less and may need to be unscrambled. After you get down to one letter, I'll begin to add letters to make a new word. Enjoy!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, reedy, Oct 30 20
Very Easy
reedy gold member
Oct 30 20
609 plays
27.
  Lose a Letter Lexicon Ladder Pt 17 top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A clue is given for each one word answer. The next word has one less letter and is a rearrangement of the remaining letters. The hints will help. Good luck.
Easier, 10 Qns, musicmonkeyman, Sep 04 14
Easier
musicmonkeyman
6418 plays
28.
  Lose a Letter Lexicon Ladder Part 8 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A clue is given for each one word answer. The next word has one less letter and is a rearrangement of the remaining letters. The hints will help. Good luck.
Easier, 10 Qns, musicmonkeyman, Sep 04 14
Easier
musicmonkeyman
6303 plays
29.
  As in Life: Up and Down - 10 questions - 5 mins
I will give you a clue to its meaning and you must give an answer. Then, drop one letter, anagram if necessary to get to the next answer, and so on. Do this down to three letters, then take steps up again.
Easier, 10 Qns, masfon, Nov 04 20
Easier
masfon gold member
Nov 04 20
570 plays
30.
  Drop a Letter Ladder 14 best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Drop a letter from the first word and anagram it to get the second word. Drop a letter from that and anagram it to get the third word, and so on. It may help to solve other clues if you get stuck on one. I will tell you when there is a new word. Ready?
Average, 10 Qns, eburge, Sep 04 14
Average
eburge gold member
6776 plays
31.
  Step Down, Step Up - 1 best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Start with a six letter word, drop a letter, rearrange the remaining letters to get the next answer. Do this down to two letters, then make steps up again.
Average, 10 Qns, minch, Oct 22 18
Average
minch gold member
Oct 22 18
6262 plays
32.
  Drop a Letter Ladder 11 best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Drop a letter from the first word and anagram it to get the second word. Drop a letter from that and anagram it to get the third word, and so on. It may help to solve other clues if you get stuck on one. I will tell you when there is a new word. Ready?
Average, 10 Qns, eburge, Sep 04 14
Average
eburge gold member
7043 plays
33.
  Birds of a Feather, Whatever the Weather - 10 questions - 6 mins
Starting with a synonym for feather, you will drop letters then build back up to a word linked to weather. Good luck.
Average, 10 Qns, tazman6619, Mar 27 15
Average
tazman6619 gold member
2317 plays
34.
  Step Down, Step Up - 2 best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Start with the name of one of Shakespeare's tragic characters and end with another. Drop a letter, rearrange the letters left to get the next answer. From #7 on add a letter.
Easier, 10 Qns, minch, Sep 04 14
Easier
minch gold member
5184 plays
35.
  Drop a Letter Ladder 12 best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Drop a letter from the first word and anagram it to get the second word. Drop a letter from that and anagram it to get the third word, and so on. It may help to solve other clues if you get stuck on one. I will tell you when there is a new word. Ready?
Average, 10 Qns, eburge, Sep 04 14
Average
eburge gold member
6131 plays
36.
  Lose a Letter Lexicon Ladder Part 4 top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A clue is given for each one word answer. The next word has one less letter and is a rearrangement of the remaining letters. The hints will help.
Easier, 10 Qns, musicmonkeyman, Sep 04 14
Easier
musicmonkeyman
7274 plays
37.
  Word Alchemy popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Ready for an alchemical transmutation? Polish up your Philosopher's Stone and add or drop letters, anagramming as you go to change a base metal into something more valuable. If you get stuck, it may help to solve later problems and work backwards.
Easier, 10 Qns, psnz, May 19 21
Easier
psnz gold member
May 19 21
348 plays
38.
The challenge in this quiz is to change an animal into a mineral! Start with a type of animal, then drop a letter or pick one up to see what you can find. All questions are written in the form of a Haiku poem.
Easier, 10 Qns, Jennifer5, Dec 01 15
Easier
Jennifer5 gold member
661 plays
39.
  Lose a Letter Lexicon Ladder Pt 12 top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A clue is given for each one word answer. The next word has one less letter and is a rearrangement of the remaining letters. The hints will help. Good luck.
Easier, 10 Qns, musicmonkeyman, Sep 04 14
Easier
musicmonkeyman
7531 plays
40.
  Lose a Letter Lexicon Ladder Part 3 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A clue is given for each one word answer. The next word has one less letter and is a rearrangement of the remaining letters. The hints will help.
Easier, 10 Qns, musicmonkeyman, Jul 06 15
Easier
musicmonkeyman
6801 plays
41.
  Add a Letter, Drop a Letter top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Drop a letter from the first answer, then re-arrange and drop another letter until the fifth question. From the sixth question, use the same method but add a letter to get each successive answer.
Average, 10 Qns, picqero, Sep 04 14
Average
picqero
3931 plays
42.
  Word Melt 5 best quiz - 15 questions - 6 mins
I've had so much positive feedback about these quizzes, so here's another! Starting with one word, change one letter at a time until you reach the final word. The first and last words in each chain are related. I will tell you when there is a new chain.
Easier, 15 Qns, eburge, Sep 04 14
Easier
eburge gold member
3456 plays
43.
  Drop A Letter. Line Up The Shot. - 10 questions - 5 mins
Drop a letter then when you get halfway, add a letter to move from lining up the shot in one sport to lining up the shot in another.
Easier, 10 Qns, 480154st, Nov 15 20
Easier
480154st gold member
Nov 15 20
401 plays
44.
  Step Down, Step Up - 18 best quiz - 15 questions - 7 mins
There are 13 steps between two musical instruments. Drop a letter, rearrange the remaining letters to get the next answer. Do this down to one letter, then make steps up again.
Average, 15 Qns, minch, Feb 20 21
Average
minch gold member
Feb 20 21
4750 plays
45.
  Step Down, Step Up - 8 best quiz - 15 questions - 7 mins
There are 14 steps between two bones of the human body. Drop a letter, rearrange the remaining letters to get the next answer. Do this down to one letter, then make steps up again.
Average, 15 Qns, minch, Sep 04 14
Average
minch gold member
5327 plays
46.
  Step Down, Step Up - 4 best quiz - 15 questions - 6 mins
There are 14 steps between two west coast cities! Drop a letter, rearrange the remaining letters to get the next answer. Do this down to one letter, then make steps up again.
Average, 15 Qns, minch, Sep 04 14
Average
minch gold member
5068 plays
47.
  Drop a Letter Ladder 8 top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Drop a letter from the first word and anagram it to get the second word. Drop a letter from that and anagram it to get the third word, and so on. It may help to solve other clues if you get stuck on one. I will tell you when there is a new word. Ready?
Average, 10 Qns, eburge, Sep 04 14
Average
eburge gold member
5117 plays
48.
  Lose a Letter Lexicon Ladder Part 5 top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A clue is given for each one word answer. The next word has one less letter and is a rearrangement of the remaining letters. The hints will help.
Easier, 10 Qns, musicmonkeyman, Sep 04 14
Easier
musicmonkeyman
6264 plays
49.
  Up and Down the Word Ladder top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A clue is given for each one word answer. The next word has one less letter and is a rearrangement of the remaining letters. Once down to the two letter word the number of letters go up again. The hints will help.
Easier, 10 Qns, musicmonkeyman, Jul 01 18
Easier
musicmonkeyman
Jul 01 18
6663 plays
50.
  Telescope Words - VI best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Each answer is one word containing two other words. The other two words are found by dropping the first letter, and then the second letter.
Average, 10 Qns, minch, Sep 04 14
Average
minch gold member
5433 plays
51.
  Telescope Words - II best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
This quiz could also be called 3 in 1, as the answer is a word containing two other words. The other two words are found by dropping the first letter, and then the second letter. Example: Beverage - place to skate - pen's need = drink
Average, 10 Qns, minch, Sep 04 14
Average
minch gold member
5575 plays
52.
  Step Down, Step Up - 15 best quiz - 15 questions - 7 mins
There are 14 steps between two musicals. Drop a letter, rearrange the remaining letters to get the next answer. Do this down to one letters, then make steps up again.
Average, 15 Qns, minch, Sep 04 14
Average
minch gold member
3688 plays
53.
  Word Melt 3 best quiz - 15 questions - 7 mins
Many of you enjoyed my last quiz, so I give to you: Word Melt 3! Starting with one word, simply change one letter at a time until you reach the final word. The first and last words in each chain are related. I will tell you when there is a new chain.
Average, 15 Qns, eburge, Jan 14 15
Average
eburge gold member
3608 plays
54.
  The Letter Dropper XII great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Number 12 in the never-ending series. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Apr 21 18
Average
ozzz2002 gold member
Apr 21 18
637 plays
55.
  Wonderful Letterfalls popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A pretty simple one for my first Drop a Letter game. Just answer the first question, then continue dropping letters and anagramming to answer the following questions. I'll let you know when we start with a new word. Have fun!
Easier, 10 Qns, htdc, Sep 04 14
Easier
htdc
5609 plays
56.
  Drop a Letter Ladder 9 top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Drop a letter from the first word and anagram it to get the second word. Drop a letter from that and anagram it to get the third word, and so on. It may help to solve other clues if you get stuck on one. I will tell you when there is a new word. Ready?
Easier, 10 Qns, eburge, Sep 04 14
Easier
eburge gold member
5214 plays
57.
  Step Down, Step Up - 20 best quiz - 15 questions - 7 mins
There are 14 steps between the names of two fishes. Drop a letter, rearrange the remaining letters to get the next answer. Do this down to one letter, then make steps up again.
Average, 15 Qns, minch, Sep 04 14
Average
minch gold member
4352 plays
58.
  Telescope Words - I best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
This quiz could also be called 3 in 1, as the answer is a word containing two other words. Most answer words have 5 letters (#8 has 6). The other two words are found by dropping the first letter, and then the second letter.
Average, 10 Qns, minch, Sep 04 14
Average
minch gold member
5421 plays
59.
  Step Down, Step Up - 3 best quiz - 15 questions - 7 mins
There are 15 steps from one Shakespearean heroine to another. Start with a eight letter word, drop a letter, rearrange the remaining letters to get the next answer. Do this down to one letter, then make steps up again.
Average, 15 Qns, minch, Aug 21 19
Average
minch gold member
Aug 21 19
4713 plays
60.
  Step Down, Step Up - 11 best quiz - 15 questions - 7 mins
There are 14 steps between two name of makers of sports cars. Drop a letter, rearrange the remaining letters to get the next answer. Do this down to one letter, then make steps up again.
Average, 15 Qns, minch, Sep 04 14
Average
minch gold member
3590 plays
61.
  Add a Letter Anagrams - 10 questions - 5 mins
Start with a one letter word then anagram your way to a ten letter word.
Easier, 10 Qns, bigjohnsludge, Mar 17 19
Easier
bigjohnsludge gold member
Mar 17 19
566 plays
62.
  Step Down, Step Up - 5 best quiz - 15 questions - 7 mins
There are 13 steps between two European capitals (both start with B). Drop a letter, rearrange the remaining letters to get the next answer. Do this down to one letter, then make steps up again.
Average, 15 Qns, minch, Sep 04 14
Average
minch gold member
4930 plays
63.
  The Letter Dropper IX popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Another one, but be warned- this one is tough, unless you know your brackets and your snoods! Just drop a letter each time, and anagram the remainder. Best of luck.
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Mar 04 15
Average
ozzz2002 gold member
702 plays
64.
  A Flavorful Quiz popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
I start each question with a definition for a word. Subtract one letter, rearrange, and you'll have the answer to the SECOND definition. At the end of the quiz, the nine letters you dropped will spell another word matching the theme.
Average, 10 Qns, john_sunseri, Jul 20 22
Average
john_sunseri
Jul 20 22
859 plays
65.
  Look at the Bird - 10 questions - 7 mins
One day Eddy the cat looked out into the garden. "Look at the bird, I'll catch it", he miaowed excited at his sister Kim. Just scramble, drop and later add just one letter, and a story will be told.
Average, 10 Qns, heidi66, Dec 26 19
Average
heidi66 gold member
Dec 26 19
392 plays
66.
  Biography of a Quiz Writing Addict - 10 questions - 8 mins
Some people are addicted to cigarettes. Others to alcohol. Me, I'm addicted to quiz writing on FunTrivia. Here's my biography, presented in add/drop-a-letter form.
Average, 10 Qns, George95, Jan 15 15
Average
George95 gold member
324 plays
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