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Quiz about Body Parts
Quiz about Body Parts

Body Parts Trivia Quiz


'Leg' 'Arm' 'Lip' or 'Ear' turn up frequently at the beginning, middle and end of English words. Can you fill in the remaining letters to complete the words? Have fun, it's really easy.

A multiple-choice quiz by Fiachra. Estimated time: 9 mins.
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Author
Fiachra
Time
9 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
147,649
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
20
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
11 / 20
Plays
1496
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Question 1 of 20
1. An easy one to start with.

Leg --

Answer: ( Lawful (NOT legit ) 5 letters)
Question 2 of 20
2. Ear -----

Answer: (Income 8 letters)
Question 3 of 20
3. -ear--

Answer: (Look for 6 letters)
Question 4 of 20
4. Arm------

Answer: (Mammal 9 letters)
Question 5 of 20
5. --ear

Answer: (Room to pass 5 letters)
Question 6 of 20
6. Leg---

Answer: (Inheritance 6 letters)
Question 7 of 20
7. -ear

Answer: (Device to transmit motion 4 letters)
Question 8 of 20
8. --lip---

Answer: (Measuring diameters 8 letters)
Question 9 of 20
9. Leg---

Answer: (French vegetable 6 letters)
Question 10 of 20
10. Arm------

Answer: (Truce 9 letters)
Question 11 of 20
11. -lip----

Answer: (Done carelessly 8 letters)
Question 12 of 20
12. --leg---

Answer: (Representative 8 letters)
Question 13 of 20
13. -ear--

Answer: (Cordial 6 letters)
Question 14 of 20
14. -lip----

Answer: (Lacking seriousness 8 letters)
Question 15 of 20
15. Leg---

Answer: (Smoothly in music 6 letters)
Question 16 of 20
16. Arm-----

Answer: (Animal defensive covering 8 letters)
Question 17 of 20
17. --lip-

Answer: (Old Islamic title 6 letters)
Question 18 of 20
18. Arm------

Answer: (Skeleton universe 9 letters)
Question 19 of 20
19. Lip -------

Answer: ( Insincere agreement 3 letters + 7 letters)
Question 20 of 20
20. --arm----

Answer: (Dress fabric 9 letters)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. An easy one to start with. Leg --

Answer: Legal

Leg + al= legal. Did you know that forensic science is called legal medicine in the dictionary? I didn't.
2. Ear -----

Answer: Earnings

Ear + nings = earnings. Most of us use salary, a word, derived from from the Roman practice of giving money to soldiers to buy salt.
3. -ear--

Answer: Search

S + ear + ch = search. 'Search for the hero inside yourself.'
4. Arm------

Answer: Armadillo

Arm + adillo = armadillo. The American poet, Elizabeth Bishop, wrote a little poem entitled 'Armadillo'. It's actually about the death of an armadillo and other innocent little creatures, during a festival in Brazil, when they get caught in a fire.
5. --ear

Answer: Clear

Cl + ear = clear. What a busy word, it's got nineteen meanings in the dictionary. No wonder learners have trouble mastering English.
6. Leg---

Answer: Legacy

Leg + acy = legacy. It does not have to be material.
7. -ear

Answer: Gear

G + ear = gear. I would never think of describing my car's gears like that.
8. --lip---

Answer: Calipers

Ca + lip + ers = calipers. These always seem to be used in seafaring films when navigators are charting courses.
9. Leg---

Answer: Legume

Leg + ume = legume. It means a plant that has pods as fruits and roots containing nitrogen fixing bacteria.
10. Arm------

Answer: Armistice

Arm + istice = Armistice, a truce or ceasefire without a peace treaty.
11. -lip----

Answer: Slipshod

S + lip + shod = slipshod. Term comes from blacksmith's world. If a horse was badly shod then s/he slipped bad for trade, passengers, etc.
12. --leg---

Answer: Delegate

De + leg + ate + delegate. We elect delegates to represent us in unions and councils, a legate however, is a Papal ambassador from the Pope to a civilian government.
13. -ear--

Answer: Hearty

H + ear + ty = hearty. Hearty also means healthy. Eating a hearty meal is a very common expression in Ireland.
14. -lip----

Answer: Flippant

F + lip + pant = flippant. This is a real put down word.
15. Leg---

Answer: Legato

Leg + ato = legato. Of course, you recognised that it's Italian meaning 'tied together'.
16. Arm-----

Answer: Armature

Arm + ature = armature, which can also be a defensive covering for a plant.
17. --lip-

Answer: Caliph

Ca + lip + h = Caliph as in 'Tales of the Arabian Nights'.
18. Arm------

Answer: Armillary

Arm + illary = armillary, the earth and other heavenly bodies are represented by intersecting metal rings.
19. Lip -------

Answer: Lip Service

Lip + service = lip service or agreement which is not followed by either support or action.
20. --arm----

Answer: Charmeuse

Ch + arm + euse = charmeuse a silk fabric with a satin surface, gorgeous for a bride.
Source: Author Fiachra

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