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Unusual Words beginning with 'S'.

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

 
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1

Where would you wear a 'Sabot'?

  • On your head - it is a top hat
  • On your feet - it is a wooden shoe/clog
  • Around your neck - it is a silk scarf

2

What would you have if you had 'Saprodontia'?

  • Tooth decay
  • Chapped lips
  • Earache

3

Where would something grow if it was 'Saxigenous'?

  • In trees
  • In rocks
  • In sand

4

What would you fear if you suffered from 'Scotophobia'?

  • Scotland
  • The dark
  • Sunlight

5

'Seismology' is the study of what?

  • Volcanoes
  • Waterfalls
  • Earthquakes

6

If you were described as being 'Senectuous', what would you be?

  • Very young
  • Very old
  • Middle aged

7

Something that is 'Septemfid' is split into how many parts?

  • Nine
  • Seven
  • Fourteen

8

A 'Shearling' is a name for a sheep, but how old would it be?

  • One year
  • One week
  • One day

9

If you were to 'Siffilate', what would you be doing?

  • Blowing
  • Whistling
  • Sucking

10

What part of the body is the 'Sinciput'?

  • Lower leg
  • Forehead
  • Back of the neck

11

'Sinology' is the study of which country?

  • Korea
  • Japan
  • China

12

'Solidus' is which key on your computer keyboard?

  • @ (at)
  • / (slash/stroke)
  • £ (pound)

13

'Somniloquence' is doing what in your sleep?

  • Dreaming
  • Talking
  • Walking

14

'Sounder' is a herd of what?

  • Sheep
  • Pigs
  • Goats

15

A 'Spectroheliokinematograph' is a type of camera. What would it be used for?

  • Taking pictures of very small insects
  • Taking pictures of the sun
  • Taking pictures of ghosts

16

What sport would a 'Sphairistic' be playing?

  • Tennis
  • Rugby
  • Badminton

17

Where most likely would you find a 'Stepney'?

  • In the car - it is a spare wheel
  • In a church - it is another name for the altar
  • On a family tree - it is your step-cousin

 

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