Word Play

Word Play

Please read each question carefully and select the correct answer by clicking on the corresponding button. The answer key will be provided after the quiz is scored. Streeeetch that mind!

1.

Your friend has joined the circus and says she is interested in becoming a funambulist. Your greatest worry is that:

She will plummet to her death (the tightrope is very high up in the air).
She will bleed to death (swallowing swords is tricky business).
She'll trip (clowns wear huge shoes).
She will be devoured by a lion (they are never tame enough).
I don't know
2.

Complete the word pair: VIM and

SPICE
VINEGAR
VIGOR
WHIM
WINE
I don't know
3.

Complete the word pair: CUT and

CRACKED
DRIED
STAINED
CLOAKED
HUNG
I don't know
4.

Complete the word pair: HIT and

HOLLER
HOOF
RUN
PLOW
TUMBLE
I don't know
5.

Complete the word pair: TOOTH and

DENTURE
MOUTH
ROOF
HORN
NAIL
I don't know
6.

Complete the expression: I haven't seen you in a blue ________.

ball
eon
year
moon
sky
I don't know
7.

If someone wears his "heart on his sleeve", he...

Is a cry-baby
Doesn't conceal his emotional innerworld
Is notorious for having relationship problems
Has a poor sense of direction
I don't know
8.

Complete the expression: She is fit as a _______.

ferret
fiddle
fawn
frump
fish
I don't know
9.

She is in fine fettle. This means...

She is in a lot of trouble
She has bad luck
She has good luck
She is in poor health
She is in good general health
She is in a good marriage
I don't know
10.

To "gild the lily" is to:

Devour something
"Overdo" something
Neglect something
Defame something
Scold someone
Praise someone
I don't know
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