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Unusual Words Beginning With 'X' Quiz

A fun quiz testing your knowledge on unusual words beginning with 'X'. 20 Questions.

 
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What would be yellow if you were described as having 'Xanthodont'?

  • Your skin
  • Your teeth
  • Your hair
  • Your pupils

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What would be dry and sore if you were suffering from 'Xerophthalmia'?

  • Ears
  • Eyes
  • Nose
  • Throat

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'Xylology' is the study of what?

  • Exercise
  • Musical instruments
  • Fossils
  • Wood

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Who would use a 'Xyster'?

  • Barber - special scissors for cutting hair
  • Musician - small xylophone
  • Surgeon - instrument for scraping bones
  • Mechanic - tool used for removing car engines

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What type of fish is a 'Xiphias'?

  • Pike
  • Swordfish
  • Shark
  • Tuna

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What would be abnormally dry if you were suffering from 'Xerasia'?

  • Your hair
  • Your mouth
  • Your skin
  • Your feet

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A 'Xenops' is a small bird from where?

  • Desert
  • Seaside
  • Tropical rainforest
  • Underground caves

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'Xenodocheionology' is the love of what?

  • Funfairs
  • Sand
  • Hotels
  • Piers

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A 'Xanthometer' is used to measure what?

  • The colour of sea or lake water
  • The age of a tree or plant
  • The acidity of soil
  • The height of waves

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A 'Xenophilia' loves what?

  • Animals
  • Insects
  • Foreigners
  • Clowns

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'Xesturgy' is doing what?

  • Mopping
  • Polishing
  • Sweeping
  • Cooking

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Something 'Xylogenous' grows on what?

  • Wood
  • Rock
  • Brick
  • Slate

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'Xoloitzcuintli' is more commonly known as which domesticated pet?

  • Dog
  • Cat
  • Rabbit
  • Hamster

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What would a 'Xylopolist' sell?

  • Wood
  • Coal
  • Fruit and Veg.
  • Soft drinks

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Which is the correct spelling of this musical percussion instrument?

  • Xyllophone
  • Xxylophone
  • Xylophone
  • Xlyophone

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'Xanthippe' is an ill-tempered what?

  • Man
  • Woman
  • Child
  • Animal

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'Xylography' is the art of engraving on what?

  • Glass
  • Gold
  • Wood
  • Stone

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'Xeransis', 'Xerodermia', 'Xerophthalmia', 'xerosis', 'xerostomia' and 'Xerotic' are all associated with what word?

  • Wet or damp
  • Dry or dryness
  • Hard or tough
  • Small or tiny

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'Xanthocyanopsy' is a form of colour-blindness in which only what two colours can be distiguished?

  • Yellow and green
  • Blue and green
  • Blue and yellow
  • Yellow and red

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Who would you find on a ship known as a 'Xebec'?

  • Tourists!
  • Fishermen!
  • Leonardo DiCaprio!
  • Pirates!

 

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