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Weird Words

I think you will find quite hard to get 10 correct answers to. Those of you with a 'Latin' language background should fair quite well. 10 Questions.

 
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1

What is a puy?

  • An ornamental coffin
  • A volcanic cone in central France
  • A pie in the sky

2

What is a menhaden?

  • A small knife
  • a fish
  • A type of oar

3

What is a farrago?

  • A confused pile of objects
  • A Spanish dance
  • A small lizard

4

What is an Iroko?

  • A hardwood
  • A river in S.America
  • An eskimo word for a seal

5

What is a vespa?

  • A white swan
  • A religious song
  • A wasp

6

What does the prefix 'xylo' mean?

  • A wood
  • A bell
  • A storage jar

7

Which part of the human body is the 'axilla'?

  • The elbow joint
  • The crook of the arm
  • The armpit

8

'Helvetic' pertains to which country?

  • Switzerland
  • Greece
  • Iceland

9

What is a 'basilisk'?

  • A monument
  • A fabulous creature
  • A granite headstone

10

What is a MOSFET?

  • A type of tractor
  • A type of Israeli soldier
  • A type of transistor

 

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