Alphabet Quiz #3

  1. A - An alcove in a garden or glade, with sides and roof formed by trees or climbing plants?
  2. B - Pakistani cuisine which cooks food in a metal pan, or karahi, normally served with nan bread?
  3. C - The transparent layer forming the front of the eye, which transmits and focuses light into the eye?
  4. D - The second smallest US state, after Rhode Island, known as the Diamond State?
  5. E - The study of sexual stimuli and behaviour, whose name has Greek word origins?
  6. F - Relating to music, very loud or loudly?
  7. G - The excrement of seabirds or bats, significant in 19th century fertilizer and explosives industries?
  8. H - Traditional British measure, equating to eight stone, abbreviated to cwt?
  9. I - An outer layer of the atmosphere above the mesosphere?
  10. J - The Rastafarian word for God?
  11. K - Wartime term derived from its country's words for divinity and wind?
  12. L - In the Bible, the name of the beggar who lay outside the gates of the rich man?
  13. M -Japanese cartoons, usually with a fantasy or science-fiction theme?
  14. N - A period in the later part of the Stone Age, derived from Greek words for new and stone?
  15. O - A musical ensemble composition for eight voices or instruments?
  16. P - A medieval bodily humour associated with calmness, and variable feature of certain types of infection?
  17. Q - A traitor, named after the fascist Norwegian leader who collaborated with Nazi Germany in World War II?
  18. R - A vowel-less six-letter word relating to music and contraception?
  19. S - Latin archer, and a large constellation?
  20. T - Processed animal fat, used in soap and candles and industrial lubricants?
  21. U - A place conceived in 1516 by Sir Thomas More, and fourth 'The Road to...' movie destination, starring Bob Hope and Bing Crosby?
  22. V - In Scandinavian mythology, a great hall of the god Odin, in which heroes killed in battle enjoyed a glorious afterlife of feasting and drinking?
  23. W - In lycanthropy, the transformation of a human into this?
  24. X - The fourteenth letter of the Greek alphabet?
  25. Y - A major global brand, originally a member of a brutish race in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels?
  26. Z - A soft, gentle breeze, yet also a river crossing?

Alphabet Quiz #3 Answers


  1. A - An alcove in a garden or glade, with sides and roof formed by trees or climbing plants? Arbour (or Arbor)
  2. B - Pakistani cuisine which cooks food in a metal pan, or karahi, normally served with nan bread? Balti
  3. C - The transparent layer forming the front of the eye, which transmits and focuses light into the eye? Cornea
  4. D - The second smallest US state, after Rhode Island, known as the Diamond State? Delaware
  5. E - The study of sexual stimuli and behaviour, whose name has Greek word origins? Erotology
  6. F - Relating to music, very loud or loudly? Fortissimo
  7. G - The excrement of seabirds or bats, significant in 19th century fertilizer and explosives industries? Guano
  8. H - Traditional British measure, equating to eight stone, abbreviated to cwt? Hundredweight
  9. I - An outer layer of the atmosphere above the mesosphere? Ionosphere
  10. J - The Rastafarian word for God? Jah
  11. K - Wartime term derived from its country's words for divinity and wind? Kamikaze
  12. L - In the Bible, the name of the beggar who lay outside the gates of the rich man? Lazarus
  13. M -Japanese cartoons, usually with a fantasy or science-fiction theme? Manga
  14. N - A period in the later part of the Stone Age, derived from Greek words for new and stone? Neolithic
  15. O - A musical ensemble composition for eight voices or instruments? Octet
  16. P - A medieval bodily humour associated with calmness, and variable feature of certain types of infection? Phlegm
  17. Q - A traitor, named after the fascist Norwegian leader who collaborated with Nazi Germany in World War II? Quisling
  18. R - A vowel-less six-letter word relating to music and contraception? Rhythm
  19. S - Latin archer, and a large constellation? Sagittarius
  20. T - Processed animal fat, used in soap and candles and industrial lubricants? Tallow
  21. U - A place conceived in 1516 by Sir Thomas More, and fourth 'The Road to...' movie destination, starring Bob Hope and Bing Crosby? Utopia
  22. V - In Scandinavian mythology, a great hall of the god Odin, in which heroes killed in battle enjoyed a glorious afterlife of feasting and drinking? Valhalla
  23. W - In lycanthropy, the transformation of a human into this? Werewolf
  24. X - The fourteenth letter of the Greek alphabet? Xi
  25. Y - A major global brand, originally a member of a brutish race in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels? Yahoo
  26. Z - A soft, gentle breeze, yet also a river crossing? Zephyr


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