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Unusual Words Beginning With 'Z' Quiz

The final one at last! A fun quiz testing your knowledge on unusual words beginning with 'Z'. 25 Questions.

 
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'Zabaglione' is frothy what?

  • Milk
  • Custard
  • Cream
  • Coffee

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'Zambra' is a dance from which country?

  • Italy
  • Greece
  • Spain
  • USA

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A 'Zebrinny' is the offspring of which two animals?

  • Male llama and female zebra
  • Male Giraffe and female zebra
  • Male horse and female zebra
  • Male donkey and female zebra

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'Zenography' is the study of which planet?

  • Earth
  • Mars
  • Jupiter
  • Neptune

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If you were in a 'Zeta', where would you be?

  • A small room or closet in a church
  • A toilet on board an aircraft
  • Lost in a maze!
  • In the cellar of a house

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A 'Ziganka' is a country dance from which country?

  • Ireland
  • Russia
  • Scotland
  • Holland

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A 'Zodiographer' writes about what?

  • Planets
  • X-rays
  • Star signs
  • Animals

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A 'Zonure' is a small lizard from where?

  • India
  • South Africa
  • North America
  • Canada

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What kind of soup is 'Zuppa'?

  • Potato
  • Noodle
  • Fish
  • Vegetable

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Where would you most likely come across a 'Zuche'?

  • Playing in an orchestra - it is a musical instrument
  • Walking through the forest - it is a tree stump
  • Looking through a telescope - it is a star
  • Swimming in the sea - it is a kind of eel

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What would you fear if you suffered from 'Zoophobia'?

  • Zoos
  • Animals
  • Wildlife documentaries
  • Vets

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A 'Zabuton' is a flat cushion for kneeling or sitting, but from which country does it originate?

  • China
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Thailand

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What would you use a 'Zarf' for?

  • Ornamental holder for a hot coffee cup
  • Ornamental holder for a candle
  • Ornamental holder for cakes
  • Ornamental holder for pencils

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What would you do with a 'Zeppole'?

  • Drink it! - It is a fruity wine
  • Look through it! - It is a 1950's kaleidoscope
  • Eat it! - It is a variety of Doughnut
  • Wear it! - It is a type of clog

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Which game would you be playing if you performed a 'Zwischenzug'?

  • Darts - by scoring just 10 or less.
  • Snooker - by bouncing the cue ball off more than two cushions to pot a ball.
  • Chess - move made to play for time.
  • Draughts - taking out three or more opponents pieces in one move.

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What type of person is a 'Zingaro'?

  • Tramp
  • Gypsy
  • Vegetarian
  • Body-builder

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What is a 'Zephyr'?

  • An old car
  • A slight wind
  • A military aircraft
  • An old donkey

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A 'Zori' is a type of sandal or flip-flop. But from which country does it originate?

  • Germany
  • China
  • Japan
  • Italy

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What is a 'Zebrawood'?

  • Enclosure for zebra's in a safari park
  • A town in New Zealand
  • Tropical tree producing striped timber for cabinet making
  • Crossing on a busy road for animals

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'Zoonosis' is a disease that can be transmitted from what to what?

  • Humans to animals
  • Humans to humans
  • Animals to animals
  • Animals to humans

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'Zanu' is a National Union in which country?

  • Zimbabwe
  • Africa
  • Zambia
  • New Zealand

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A pimple, boil or spot is known as a what?

  • Zap
  • Zee
  • Zit
  • Ziff

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'Zippy' means what?

  • A puppet with a zip on it's mouth
  • Bright, fresh or lively, fast and speedy
  • Slow, very dull
  • Bungle and George's friend

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Someone described as 'Zappy' is said to be what?

  • Mad as a hatter
  • Lacking in common sense
  • Lively, energetic
  • Sad, lonely

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A 'Zucchette' is a Roman Catholic Cleric's Skullcap. Can you match the colour worn by each Cleric?

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Pope
  • Cardinal
  • Bishop
  • Priest

Right

  • Black
  • Purple
  • Red
  • White

 

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