Words quiz

Quiz 53 – Round 3 – Words

What is the proper definition of the word?

1. What is an agelast, is it..?

A – A person who never laughs

B – A wise Indian man

C – A person who appears to age more slowly than normal expectations

A – A person who never laughs

2. If someone is ventripotent, are they…?

A – Able to walk on a tightrope

B – Very gluttonous or have a large stomach

C – Scared of the open air

B – Very gluttonous or have a large stomach

3. What is quiddany, is it…?

A – A jelly or syrup made from fruit

B – The desire to make more and more money

C – An ancient sport similar to polo

A – A jelly or syrup made from fruit

4. What is terrazzo, is it..?

A – A type of earthenware pot

B – A style of painting with interlocking geometric shapes

C – A type of flooring

C – A type of flooring

5. What is xerophagy, is it..?

A – An x-ray process, whereby the camera must be partially inserted

B – A strict Christian fast, when only dry food (usually bread) may be eaten

C – The study of mathematical graphs

B – A strict Christian fast, when only dry food (usually bread) may be eaten

6. If something is cariogenic, does it..?

A – Provide calcium

B – Have many circles within

C – Cause tooth decay

C – Cause tooth decay

7. What is a yakow, is it..?

A – A cross between a yak and a cow

B – A rare type of bird related to the kestrel

C – A writing style originating from central Europe

A – A cross between a yak and a cow

8. What is a yad, is it..?

A – A pointer used by a reader of the Torah to follow text

B – An Old English word for a rogue

C – A small rodent, similar to a gerbil but native to Australasia

A – A pointer used by a reader of the Torah to follow text

9. What is narcolepsy, is it..?

A – A brain disorder causing sufferers to fall asleep and/or feel excessively drowsy

B – A foot disorder where sufferers often cannot feel their feet

C – A disorder whereby sufferers cannot tell the difference between day and night

A – A brain disorder causing sufferers to fall asleep and/or feel excessively drowsy

10. If someone is palamate, are they..?

A – Literate (another word for the same meaning)

B – Able to read palms

C – web-footed

C – web-footed

 

 

 

 

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