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Q Vocabulary Words Quiz

Guess these vocabulary words that start with the letter Q.
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First submittedNovember 28, 2012
Last updatedDecember 9, 2017
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Defintion
Word
Pen made from a bird feather
Quill
Pier
Quay
Line up
Queue
Fake or incompetent doctor
Quack
Swampy area; Or, a predicament
Quagmire
To relieve thirst
Quench
Anti-malarial substance
Quinine
Silicon Dioxide
Quartz
Absurdly chivalrous in the manner
of a character by Cervantes
Quixotic
A peculiar mannerism
Quirk
Pear-shaped fruit
Quince
Defintion
Word
Site for mining stone
Quarry
Type of clam
Quahog
Witty remark
Quip
Carrying case for arrows
Quiver
Extremely distant stellar object
Quasar
An angry dispute
Quarrel
Sub-atomic particle that
is inside protons and neutrons
Quark
Number required for vote
Quorum
To voice a trivial objection
Quibble
Pang of conscience
Qualm
To drink heartily
Quaff
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level 50
Dec 15, 2012
No "Quibbler" nor "Quidditch"? Bummer.
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level 79
Sep 4, 2014
Not real words, I'm afraid. :-) Might as well put Quirrell.
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level 75
Apr 23, 2015
Since Quidditch has become a real sport/game played in the muggle world, it is a "real" word now.
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level 71
Jun 23, 2016
They're "real" words as soon as someone invents them and/or uses them
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level 78
Aug 12, 2018
If not real, at least they embiggen our vocabulary so they're probably cromulent to this quiz.
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level 67
Aug 13, 2018
How is "quibbler" not a word? It means "one who quibbles."
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level 65
Apr 23, 2015
Thank you, "Family Guy", for Quagmire and Quahog :D
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level 75
Apr 23, 2015
The quinces from the tree in my yard are shaped like apples, not pears. Some cultivars are pear-shaped, and others such as maliformis and orange are apple-shaped. Of course it was easy to guess the answer, but just sayin'...
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level 56
Apr 23, 2015
Perfect example of "quibble."
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level 66
Apr 23, 2015
The answers on this quiz are all U-centric... every instance of Q is followed by U! Also, it's too USA-centric. (That was sarcasm.)
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level 64
Aug 12, 2018
seconded https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_English_words_containing_Q_not_followed_by_U
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level 65
Apr 23, 2015
Yeah, how about qi, qat or qaid?
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level 67
Jul 16, 2015
30% must come from Rhode Island or thereabouts, no one in the world would know Quahog otherwise.
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level 72
Aug 12, 2018
or watch Family Guy?
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level 25
Jul 9, 2016
Add 'qi', under 'shortest scrabble word with a Q'? :smirk:
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level 64
Aug 12, 2018
I remember on Myspace there was a "feeling quixotic" in the emoji section.
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level 55
Aug 12, 2018
No "Quetzal" or "Quail"?
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level 67
Aug 12, 2018
Wow, didn't expect 5/5 for only getting 18 of 22....
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level 71
Aug 13, 2018
Strange definition of quixotic - I don't think it's about chivalry, more about unrealistic ambitions (tilting at windmills).
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level 62
Aug 13, 2018
Ever since seeing "White Men Can't Jump" I will forever pronounce "quince" like Rosie Perez buzzing in on Jeopardy
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level 64
Oct 11, 2018
Am I the only one who grew up eating quahogs or do people just know it from Family Guy?
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