Friday, February 08, 2008

Fancy Word Quiz

Here is a quiz that will allow you to learn a new word or two with which to annoy your friends!

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Question 1: Macaronic
A: Fashionable

B: From different sources
C: All-encompassing
D: Idiotic

Question 2: Farcy
A: A short satirical piece

B: A lie
C: A livestock disease
D: Pompous

Question 3: Whigmaleerie
A: Whim

B: An Australian mammal
C: Whirligig
D: A kind of flute

Question 4: Abaculus
A: Adding machine

B: Roman bath
C: Mosaic tile
D: A bone in the wrist

Question 5: Tabard
A: Drum

B: Pennant
C: Type of bird
D: Tunic

Question 6: Objurgate
A: To scold

B: To calculate
C: To revolt
D: To lie

Question 7: Sackbut
A: A type of cider

B: A trumpet
C: A burlap bag
D: A wooden wedge

Question 8: Luciferous
A: Evil

B: Charming
C: Luminous
D: Ominous

Question 9: Detersion
A: Cleansing

B: Abandonment
C: Turning away
D: Breaking
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Answers


Question 1: Macaronic

B: From different sources

Question 2: Farcy
C: A livestock disease

Question 3: Whigmaleerie
A: Whim

Question 4: Abaculus
C: Mosaic tile

Question 5: Tabard
D: Tunic

Question 6: Objurgate
A: To scold

Question 7: Sackbut
B: A trumpet

Question 8: Luciferous
C: Luminous

Question 9: Detersion
A: Cleansing

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