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 Questions - Set 112 - Words and their spellings. (Bonus point for spelling the answer correctly)
 

Words and their spellings. A mixture of easy to difficult questions.

  1. What word is used to describe the fear of open spaces? - Agoraphobia (corrected, thanks to Paul Bishop and Andy Pritcher)

  2. Beginning with a 'C', what word is used to describe 'a disease of the liver'? - Cirrhosis

  3. This word means 'to make a flippant or humorous remark about a serious subject? - Facetious

  4. What word is often used to describe the mottled or striped leaves of a plant, as opposed to their plain cousins? - Variegated

  5. What word beginning with a 'P' means 'noticeable and recognizable'? - Perceptible

  6. What word describes the ability to imagine and share another persons feelings and/or experiences? - Empathy

  7. What word is used to describe a book of words, their meanings; their spellings and often how to pronounce the word? - Encyclopaedia (Trad. British)  Encyclopedia (American English). Accept either.

  8. What word is used to describe a tube shaped toy containing small pieces of glass and mirrors which when turned changes the patterns? - Kaleidoscope

  9. What word describes a person who is a trained and discriminating judge of fine arts or wine for example? - Connoisseur

  10. What 'C' is used to describe a group of fixed stars? - Constellation

  11. Beginning with a 'C', this word means 'a small crown or ornamental headdress'? - Coronet

  12. What word describes 'Spying on or exposing enemy spies'? - Counterespionage

  13. What word starting with an 'E' describes a 'Bubbly' person? - Effervescent

  14. 'The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog', uses every letter of what? - The English 'Alphabet'

  15. What word beginning with 'G' means 'Meaningless or nonsensical language.? - Gobbledygook

  16. What word beginning with 'C' means  Bad tempered or grumpy? - Cantankerous

  17. What word beginning with 'F' means 'To perplex or bewilder'? - Flummox

  18. What word beginning with 'M' means 'To treat someone leniently'? - Mollycoddle

  19. What word beginning with 'S' means 'Deception or trickery'? - Skullduggery accept Skulduggery

  20. What 'B' is a collector of rare books? - Bibliophile

 

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