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It's Only Words Quiz 2

Another mixed quiz about unusual, obsolete and difficult words 12 Questions.

 
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1

What do you dislike if you are 'misocapnic'?

  • Alcohol
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Noisy people
  • Tobacco smoke

2

If you got a job as a 'roustabout' where would you work?

  • Down a mine
  • In a circus
  • On an oil rig
  • On a ranch

3

A 'bourne' is another name for which geographical feature?

  • Field
  • Stream
  • Waterfall
  • Wood

4

What does the word 'quondam' mean?

  • Former
  • Quiet
  • Romantic
  • Vibrate

5

What are sufferers of 'chrematomania' obsessed with?

  • Crowds
  • Lying
  • Money
  • Snow

6

'Dactylology' is more commonly known as what?

  • Finger-printing
  • Lie-detecting
  • Metal-detecting
  • Sign-language

7

Which workman might use a 'fyke'?

  • Farrier
  • Fisherman
  • Lorry Driver
  • Stonemason

8

Can you match these phobias to the fear they relate to?

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Peladophobia
  • Phengophobia
  • Pnigophobia
  • Pteronophobia

Right

  • Daylight
  • Baldness
  • Feathers
  • Choking

9

In show business, what is a 'ecdysiast'?

  • Clown
  • Hypnotist
  • Magician
  • Stripper

10

What is the feathered plume on a military headdress called?

  • Hackle
  • Muckle
  • Tackle
  • Truckle

11

By what name is a judge known on the Isle of Man?

  • Deemster
  • Jeenster
  • Leinster
  • Teemster

12

What does the Yiddish word 'mensch' mean?

  • A kind and decent person
  • An agressive person
  • A rogue
  • A sly or cunning person

 

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