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Unusual Words beginning with 'R'.

A fun quiz testing your knowledge on unusual words beginning with 'R'. 17 Questions.

 
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1

A 'Rachiometer' is an instrument for measuring what?

  • The head
  • The spine
  • The feet

2

A 'Railophone' is a telephone, but where would you find it?

  • Installed in a train
  • Situated at the side of the railway tracks
  • Inside the railway station

3

What would you keep in a 'Ranarium'?

  • Frogs
  • Lizards
  • Snails

4

'Rarissima' are extremely rare what?

  • Pictures
  • Foods
  • Books

5

If someone described you as 'Rectalgia', what would you be?

  • A pain in the butt!
  • A pain in the neck!
  • A pain in the side!

6

A 'Reel' is a lively dance but where did it originate from?

  • Northern Ireland
  • Scottish Highlands
  • South Wales Valleys

7

What type of instrument is a 'Regal'?

  • Grand piano
  • Big bass drum
  • Small portable organ

8

Something that is 'Reniform' is shaped like a what?

  • A kidney
  • A heart
  • A diamond

9

Where would you come across a 'Repository'?

  • Bank - it is a safe deposit box
  • Art Gallery - it is a stand for displaying paintings
  • Church - it is a side altar in a Catholic church

10

What type of creature is a 'Reremouse'?

  • Field mouse
  • Bat
  • Flying fish

11

What would you be lying on if you were 'Resupine'?

  • Your back
  • Your front
  • Your side

12

What is 'Retroject'?

  • To throw forwards
  • To throw upwards
  • To throw backwards

13

Who would use a 'Rhabdos'?

  • A teacher - it is a chalkboard
  • A magician - it is a magic wand
  • A builder - it is a type of brick

14

What would you constantly do if you was a 'Rhinotillexomania'?

  • Bite your nails!
  • Pick your nose!
  • Grind your teeth!

15

Which part of your body is your 'Rotula'?

  • Back of neck
  • Upper arm
  • Kneecap

16

Something that is 'Ruptile' is what?

  • Durable
  • Easily breakable
  • Very smelly

17

If you were 'Ranivorous', what would you be eating?

  • Snails
  • Oysters
  • Frogs

 

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