Quiz about Telephoning 1990s Boy Names
Quiz about Telephoning 1990s Boy Names

Telephoning 1990s Boy Names Trivia Quiz


Based on my telephone, use a code to work out boys' names. These names were listed as the top ten boys names for the 1990 decade for the USA, UK and Australia.

A multiple-choice quiz by Auszev. Estimated time: 8 mins.
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Author
Auszev
Time
8 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
275,660
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
15
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
11 / 15
Plays
3275
Awards
Top 10% Quiz
Last 3 plays: federererer (12/15), Guest 202 (15/15), Guest 73 (11/15).
1. Telephoning: 6 9 1 5

NOTE: Though different spellings of names are used, adhere to the code (below) for the only acceptable spelling for the answers.

A B C = 1
D E F = 2
G H I = 3
J K L = 4
M N O = 5
P Q R = 6
S T U = 7
V W X = 8
Y Z = 9

HELP: Telephoning 6 9 1 5
First letter (6) is a P, Q or R. The second letter (9) is Y or Z. The third letter (1) is A, B or C; etc.

Answer: (One Word)
2. Telephoning: 4 7 7 7 3 5

A B C = 1
D E F = 2
G H I = 3
J K L = 4
M N O = 5
P Q R = 6
S T U = 7
V W X = 8
Y Z = 9

Answer: (One Word)
3. Telephoning: 4 1 1 5 1

A B C = 1
D E F = 2
G H I = 3
J K L = 4
M N O = 5
P Q R = 6
S T U = 7
V W X = 8
Y Z = 9

Answer: (One Word)
4. Telephoning: 1 2 1 5

A B C = 1
D E F = 2
G H I = 3
J K L = 4
M N O = 5
P Q R = 6
S T U = 7
V W X = 8
Y Z = 9

Answer: (One Word)
5. Telephoning: 5 1 7 7 3 2 8

A B C = 1
D E F = 2
G H I = 3
J K L = 4
M N O = 5
P Q R = 6
S T U = 7
V W X = 8
Y Z = 9

Answer: (One Word)
6. Telephoning: 7 1 5 7 2 4

A B C = 1
D E F = 2
G H I = 3
J K L = 4
M N O = 5
P Q R = 6
S T U = 7
V W X = 8
Y Z = 9

Answer: (One Word)
7. Telephoning: 8 3 4 4 3 1 5

A B C = 1
D E F = 2
G H I = 3
J K L = 4
M N O = 5
P Q R = 6
S T U = 7
V W X = 8
Y Z = 9

Answer: (One Word)
8. Telephoning: 1 3 6 3 7 7 5 6 3 2 6

A B C = 1
D E F = 2
G H I = 3
J K L = 4
M N O = 5
P Q R = 6
S T U = 7
V W X = 8
Y Z = 9

Answer: (One Word)
9. Telephoning: 1 6 1 5 2 5 5

A B C = 1
D E F = 2
G H I = 3
J K L = 4
M N O = 5
P Q R = 6
S T U = 7
V W X = 8
Y Z = 9

Answer: (One Word)
10. Telephoning: 4 5 7 3 7 1

A B C = 1
D E F = 2
G H I = 3
J K L = 4
M N O = 5
P Q R = 6
S T U = 7
V W X = 8
Y Z = 9

Answer: (One Word)
11. Telephoning: 5 3 1 3 5 4 1 7

A B C = 1
D E F = 2
G H I = 3
J K L = 4
M N O = 5
P Q R = 6
S T U = 7
V W X = 8
Y Z = 9

Answer: (One Word)
12. Telephoning: 4 7 4 2

A B C = 1
D E F = 2
G H I = 3
J K L = 4
M N O = 5
P Q R = 6
S T U = 7
V W X = 8
Y Z = 9

Answer: (One Word)
13. Telephoning: 7 9 4 2 6

A B C = 1
D E F = 2
G H I = 3
J K L = 4
M N O = 5
P Q R = 6
S T U = 7
V W X = 8
Y Z = 9

Answer: (One Word)
14. Telephoning: 9 1 1 3 1 6 9

A B C = 1
D E F = 2
G H I = 3
J K L = 4
M N O = 5
P Q R = 6
S T U = 7
V W X = 8
Y Z = 9

Answer: (One Word)
15. Telephoning: 2 1 5 3 2 4

A B C = 1
D E F = 2
G H I = 3
J K L = 4
M N O = 5
P Q R = 6
S T U = 7
V W X = 8
Y Z = 9

Answer: (One Word)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Telephoning: 6 9 1 5 NOTE: Though different spellings of names are used, adhere to the code (below) for the only acceptable spelling for the answers. A B C = 1 D E F = 2 G H I = 3 J K L = 4 M N O = 5 P Q R = 6 S T U = 7 V W X = 8 Y Z = 9 HELP: Telephoning 6 9 1 5 First letter (6) is a P, Q or R. The second letter (9) is Y or Z. The third letter (1) is A, B or C; etc.

Answer: RYAN

Ryan only was on the UK's top ten list. It's origins are Gaelic and English. In both origins the meaning is the same, which is "little king". Ryan was derived from the Irish surname of Ryan.
2. Telephoning: 4 7 7 7 3 5 A B C = 1 D E F = 2 G H I = 3 J K L = 4 M N O = 5 P Q R = 6 S T U = 7 V W X = 8 Y Z = 9

Answer: JUSTIN

USA only listed Justin in their top ten. Justin's origin is Latin (Justinus) and this name means "righteous, just and fair."

Other popular 'J' names were:
Jonathan (USA)
James (Australia and USA)
Jack (UK)
3. Telephoning: 4 1 1 5 1 A B C = 1 D E F = 2 G H I = 3 J K L = 4 M N O = 5 P Q R = 6 S T U = 7 V W X = 8 Y Z = 9

Answer: JACOB

Jacob was only listed on the USA list. It is of Hebrew and Latin origin and has a meaning of "supplanted; held by the heel". It is a form of Jacobus.
4. Telephoning: 1 2 1 5 A B C = 1 D E F = 2 G H I = 3 J K L = 4 M N O = 5 P Q R = 6 S T U = 7 V W X = 8 Y Z = 9

Answer: ADAM

Adam was only found on the UK top ten list. Its origins are Hebrew. Adam meanings are "man and earth". St. Adam is the patron saint for gardeners.

Other popular 'A' names are:
Andrew - USA
Anthony - USA
5. Telephoning: 5 1 7 7 3 2 8 A B C = 1 D E F = 2 G H I = 3 J K L = 4 M N O = 5 P Q R = 6 S T U = 7 V W X = 8 Y Z = 9

Answer: MATTHEW

Matthew was popular on everyone's list (Australia, UK and USA). Matthew's meaning is 'gift of God'. Hebrew and English are the origins. Matthew is the English form of Mattityahu (Hebrew) which came from the Greek Matthaios

Another popular "M" name is Michael (USA, UK and Australia).
6. Telephoning: 7 1 5 7 2 4 A B C = 1 D E F = 2 G H I = 3 J K L = 4 M N O = 5 P Q R = 6 S T U = 7 V W X = 8 Y Z = 9

Answer: SAMUEL

Samuel was only mentioned on Australia's list. It is a form of Shmuel, has a Hebrew origin and means "his name is God".
7. Telephoning: 8 3 4 4 3 1 5 A B C = 1 D E F = 2 G H I = 3 J K L = 4 M N O = 5 P Q R = 6 S T U = 7 V W X = 8 Y Z = 9

Answer: WILLIAM

The only list that William ranked on was the USA's. It has a Germanic origin with the meanings of "will; desire and helmet;" and protection.
8. Telephoning: 1 3 6 3 7 7 5 6 3 2 6 A B C = 1 D E F = 2 G H I = 3 J K L = 4 M N O = 5 P Q R = 6 S T U = 7 V W X = 8 Y Z = 9

Answer: CHRISTOPHER

Christopher was popular across all three nations (USA , Australia and UK). It comes from the Greek and means "bearer of Christ". It is the English form of Christophoros. The patron saint of travellers is St. Christopher.
9. Telephoning: 1 6 1 5 2 5 5 A B C = 1 D E F = 2 G H I = 3 J K L = 4 M N O = 5 P Q R = 6 S T U = 7 V W X = 8 Y Z = 9

Answer: BRANDON

Brandon's origin is Old English and its meaning is "Broom hill'. It was originally a surname. It was only popular in the USA.

Another "B" name was Benjamin which was only sighted on Australia's list.
10. Telephoning: 4 5 7 3 7 1 A B C = 1 D E F = 2 G H I = 3 J K L = 4 M N O = 5 P Q R = 6 S T U = 7 V W X = 8 Y Z = 9

Answer: JOSHUA

Joshua was listed on all three lists (Australia, UK and USA). The origin is Hebrew with the meaning "God rescues". Joshua is a form of Yehoshua.

Other "J" names were:
Jonathan - USA
James - USA and Australia
Jack - UK
11. Telephoning: 5 3 1 3 5 4 1 7 A B C = 1 D E F = 2 G H I = 3 J K L = 4 M N O = 5 P Q R = 6 S T U = 7 V W X = 8 Y Z = 9

Answer: NICHOLAS

Nicholas was on USA and Australia's list. Its origin is Greek (Nikolaos) and Nicholas' meaning is "victory of the people".
12. Telephoning: 4 7 4 2 A B C = 1 D E F = 2 G H I = 3 J K L = 4 M N O = 5 P Q R = 6 S T U = 7 V W X = 8 Y Z = 9

Answer: LUKE

Greek and Latin are the origins of Luke. In both, the meaning is the same, which is "Man from Lucania". It is a form of Loukas. Luke was only mentioned on the UK's list.
13. Telephoning: 7 9 4 2 6 A B C = 1 D E F = 2 G H I = 3 J K L = 4 M N O = 5 P Q R = 6 S T U = 7 V W X = 8 Y Z = 9

Answer: TYLER

Tyler was only popular in the USA. "Tile maker and/or tile layer" is the meaning and the origin is English. Tyler is a form of Tiler.

Another "T" name that was listed was Thomas (Australia and UK).
14. Telephoning: 9 1 1 3 1 6 9 A B C = 1 D E F = 2 G H I = 3 J K L = 4 M N O = 5 P Q R = 6 S T U = 7 V W X = 8 Y Z = 9

Answer: ZACHARY

Zachary is Hebrew with the meaning of "the Lord remembers". It is a form of
Zechariah. It only occurred on the USA top ten list.
15. Telephoning: 2 1 5 3 2 4 A B C = 1 D E F = 2 G H I = 3 J K L = 4 M N O = 5 P Q R = 6 S T U = 7 V W X = 8 Y Z = 9

Answer: DANIEL

Daniel appeared on the UK and Australia's list. It is Hebrew and means "God is my judge".

Another "D" name that only was on the USA list was Devonte.
Source: Author Auszev

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