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Trivia Quiz - A to Z Vocabulary (Y Words)


Find the definitions to these words that start with the letter "Y" by taking this vocabulary quiz.

Quiz Number: 3862
Date Submitted: February 27, 2011
Quiz Categories: Grammar & Vocabulary
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: zendyk
Average Score: 46.1 percent
Times Taken: 18 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6

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A to Z Vocabulary (Y Words)
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1. What is the meaning of the word yarmulke?
  A.   a dish prepared with rice and cherries or raisins
  B.   a skullcap worn by Jewish males
  C.   a term of endearment
  D.   a Yiddish word for "crazy"

2. What is the meaning of the word ytterbium?
  A.   an archaic Czech word for a clergyman
  B.   one who fasts
  C.   a rare metallic chemical element
  D.   a species of eucalyptus tree

3. What is the meaning of the word yuft?
  A.   Russian leather
  B.   a straight bundle of straw used for thatching
  C.   a tool used for winding yarn into a ball
  D.   to utter sharp cries

4. What is the meaning of the word yrneh?
  A.   the residence of a Japanese nobleman
  B.   a ridge formed by wind erosion
  C.   a small boat
  D.   a unit of reciprocal inductance

5. What is the meaning of the word yomp?
  A.   to carry heavy equipment over difficult terrain
  B.   a convivial person
  C.   a dry watercourse
  D.   nonsense

6. What is the meaning of the word yaws?
  A.   emigrants who leave Israel
  B.   howls of hunger
  C.   an infectious tropical disease
  D.   a root crop of the West Indies

7. What is the meaning of the word yegg?
  A.   to belch or hiccup
  B.   to itch
  C.   a safecracker
  D.   a young sow

8. What is the meaning of the word yeshiva?
  A.   a box used for carrying ice
  B.   a Jewish school
  C.   knowledge obtained through meditation
  D.   a large bottle of wine

9. What is the meaning of the word yabba?
  A.   a coarse, dark sugar
  B.   an East Indian sedan chair
  C.   a Jamaican vessel of earth or wood
  D.   an outer garment worn by Turkish women

10. What is the meaning of the word yapness?
  A.   a female janitor
  B.   hunger
  C.   an impudent child
  D.   propensity for yawning


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