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Trivia Quiz - A to Z Vocabulary (Z Words)


Find the definitions for these words that begin with the letter "Z" by taking this vocabulary quiz.

Quiz Number: 3863
Date Submitted: February 27, 2011
Quiz Categories: Grammar & Vocabulary
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: zendyk
Average Score: 50 percent
Times Taken: 23 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6

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A to Z Vocabulary (Z Words)
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1. What is the meaning of the word zebu?
  A.   a Burmese meeting hall
  B.   an ornamental holder for a coffee cup
  C.   a small South african lizard
  D.   a type of ox found in India

2. What is the meaning of the word zither?
  A.   an African percussion instrument
  B.   a gypsy
  C.   a large, black woolen shawl
  D.   a musical instrument with 20-40 strings

3. What is the meaning of the word zeitgeist?
  A.   an animal spirit
  B.   the general intellectual, moral, and cultural states of an era
  C.   a lightning storm
  D.   a medical treatment using raw meat

4. What is the meaning of the word zuccheto?
  A.   a bath sponge
  B.   a Greek wind instrument
  C.   a small, round skullcap worn by Roman Catholic ecclesiastics
  D.   a spiny, fruit bearing shrub

5. What is the meaning of the word zabaglione?
  A.   frothy custard
  B.   an Italian bagpipe
  C.   a variety of donut
  D.   vodka flavored with sweet grass

6. What is the meaning of the word zenana?
  A.   an expression of joy among Arab women
  B.   a harem
  C.   an older nun in charge of younger nuns
  D.   a sheepskin jacket

7. What is the meaning of the word ziti?
  A.   a variety of chipmunk
  B.   medium-sized tubular pasta
  C.   an old Russian unit of weight
  D.   a variety of European perch

8. What is the meaning of the word zydeco?
  A.   an aromatic root resembling ginger
  B.   a Caribbean disco dance
  C.   a type of music which is popular in Louisiana
  D.   the west wind

9. What is the meaning of the word zenzic?
  A.   a cross between a yak and a cow
  B.   a hollow vessel
  C.   the square of a number
  D.   a Turkish wind instrument

10. What is the meaning of the word zibib?
  A.   a Caribbean idol
  B.   a colorless alcoholic drink made from raisins
  C.   a Hebrew religious song sung at sabbath meals
  D.   an Israeli stringed instrument played with mallets


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