Words

Quiz 28 – Round 5 – Words

We’ll give you a word and three possible definitions – you need to choose which is the correct meaning of the word.

1. If someone is capernoited, are they..?

A – Big-nosed

B – Slightly drunk

C – Bald

B – Slightly drunk

2. If something is fabiform, is it..?

A – Shaped like a bean

B – A pleasing shape

C – Triangular

A – Shaped like a bean

3. What is a yaffingale?

A – A type of antique furniture

B – A green woodpecker

C – A member of the National Trust for Scotland

B – A green woodpecker

4. If something is jentacular, is it..?

A – Almost perpendicular

B – Belonging to the human jaw

C – Relating to breakfast

C – Relating to breakfast

5. What is a brach?

A – A female hunting hound

B – A type of hair braid

C – A small, smoked herring

A – A female hunting hound

6. If something is saccular, is it..?

A – The shape of a human ear

B – Artificial

C – Sack-like

C – Sack-like

7. What is a skippet?

A – A small, round box to preserve a document or seal

B – A crossbreed of dog, half greyhound and half whippet

C – A tiny fish from the same family as the guppy

A – A small, round box to preserve a document or seal

8. Of what is mariology the study?

A – Tidal levels

B – The Virgin Mary

C – The behaviour of young people who have grown up playing computer games

B – The Virgin Mary

9. What is a pabouche?

A – A servant

B – A French slang word for a stupid person

C – A slipper or soft shoe

C – A slipper or soft shoe

10. What is a quacksalver?

A – Someone who falsely claims to have medical skills

B – Someone who rescues birds for a living

C – A deep-sea diver who salvages ancient artefacts

A – Someone who falsely claims to have medical skills

 

 

 

 

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