Try this word quiz
The English language is so tricky.I’m glad that it’s my native language – it must be so difficult to learn if it’s not your mother tongue. I do love words though – where they came from, what they mean, what they don’t mean…
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The following words are all anagrams of capital cities.
PAIRS, SOLO, LOUSE, ANIMAL, HASTEN, MAIL
The first and last letters of the names of each of the continents are the same.
TRUE OR FALSE?
Can you make an English word with a letter repeated three times in a row?
THE ANSWERS GIVE TWO – CAN YOU THINK OF MORE?
This capital city has three dotted letters in a row.
EXAMPLE: THE WORD ‘hijinks’.
What six letter word is made up of only two letters?
WE FOUND ONLY ONE ANSWER
Can you think of a word that begins and ends in ‘und’?
WE GOT ONE. CAN YOU FIND ANOTHER?
This abbreviation has more syllables than its full form.
IT’S A THREE-LETTER ABBREVIATION
Which state in the USA has only one syllable?
WE CAN ONLY THINK OF ONE
How many US States have Spanish names?
THERE ARE FOUR – WHAT ARE THEY?
What do these three words have in common?
ESCALATOR, CELLULOID, CORNFLAKES
NEED MORE CLUES?
See the image below but watch out for red herrings.
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