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World of Words

A quiz about words, their meanings, spellings and origins 10 Questions.

 
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Which of the words below is closest in meaning to the word, 'belligerent'?

  • Beautiful
  • Ignorant
  • Hostile
  • Bell shaped

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Which of the commonly misspelled words below is correct?

  • Definately
  • Definiteley
  • Deffinitely
  • Definitely

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Which common item of clothing takes its name from the Persian language?

  • Trousers
  • Pyjamas
  • Jacket
  • Jumper

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The word 'biscuit' comes from French. What does it literally mean?

  • Tasty snack
  • Oven baked
  • Tiny morsel
  • Twice cooked

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Which of the words below is an adjective?

  • Enormous
  • Colossus
  • Enormity
  • Size

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Which of the words below has been spelled correctly

  • Embarassed
  • Embarrassed
  • Embarased
  • Emmbarased

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What is the meaning of the word, 'loquacious'?

  • Elegant
  • Lacking in social graces
  • Lucky
  • Talkative

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Which of the words below is the antonym to 'insidious'?

  • Blatant
  • Outside
  • Infectious
  • Immune

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Which of the words below is a verb?

  • Betrayal
  • Congenial
  • Conceal
  • confrontational

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Which of the sentences has a word spelled incorrectly?

  • The children put on their hats.
  • It is cold today so there wearing hats.
  • The children are wearing hats as they're going outside.
  • There are three children wearing hats.

 

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