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Its Only Words Quiz

Mixed quiz about unusual, obsolete and difficult words 12 Questions.

 
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If something is described as 'exoptable', what is it?

  • Extremely desirable
  • Extremely heavy
  • Extremely painful
  • Extremely stupid

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What is a fear of being scratched known as?

  • Acerophobia
  • Agiophobia
  • Amychophobia
  • Anuptaphobia

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Once commonly used in gambling, what was a 'teetotum'?

  • Set of bones
  • Sort of dice
  • Spinning top
  • Stone

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What is someone who studies 'paroemiology' interested in?

  • Parachutes
  • Pigs
  • Poisons
  • Proverbs

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If you had just 'eructated' what would you have done?

  • Belched
  • Coughed
  • Hiccoughed
  • Sneezed

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Which now obsolete word for an Anglican bishop is also a bird's name?

  • Crow
  • Jay
  • Magpie
  • Rook

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"Bending a piece of wood by making rows of deep cuts in it is known as ferking" is this statement true or false?

  • True
  • xxxxxx
  • False
  • xxxxxx

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What type of weapon is a poniard?

  • Crossbow
  • Dagger
  • Gun
  • Sword

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A picture or sculpture depicting Mary lamenting over the body of Christ is known as what?

  • Pibroch
  • Picot
  • Picus
  • Pieta

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If a man is described as a 'Benedick' what has he recently done?

  • Committed a crime
  • Got married
  • Left university
  • Retired

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'Dodransbicentennial' celebrates how many years?

  • 125
  • 150
  • 175
  • 200

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What is a 'sett' when it is not a badger's home?

  • Gardening implement
  • Gun dog
  • Paving Stone
  • Wooden bench

 

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