Dingbats Quiz: Can You Solve The Word Puzzles?

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Dingbats Quiz: Can You Solve The Word Puzzles? - Quiz

Are you a fan of convoluted word puzzles? Does solving a really tough one give you mental satisfaction? Then this is the Dingbats quiz for you! Dingbats are visual word puzzles that hide a well-known saying or a phrase in them, and it has to be identified. Even though they seem similar to picture puzzles popularized by the TV show "Catchphrase," they are generally reliant on text rather than pictures. Well, what are you waiting for? Let us begin!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What does "Lang4uage" mean?

    • A.

      Script

    • B.

      Foreign language

    • C.

      Words

    • D.

      Sentence

    Correct Answer
    B. Foreign language
    Explanation
    "Lang4uage" is a play on words, where the number 4 replaces the letter "u" in the word "language". This suggests that the term is referring to a foreign language, as it is using a creative spelling to emphasize the foreign aspect.

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  • 2. 

    What does "i - i" mean?

    • A.

      A bridge

    • B.

      Crying

    • C.

      Right between two eyes

    • D.

      Two eyes

    Correct Answer
    C. Right between two eyes
    Explanation
    The phrase "right between two eyes" is often used to describe hitting someone directly in the forehead. In this context, "i - i" can be interpreted as representing two eyes (i.e., the letter "i" repeated twice) with a hyphen in between, indicating the location of the impact. Therefore, the correct answer "right between two eyes" aligns with this interpretation.

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  • 3. 

    What does "roforkad" mean?

    • A.

      Something in another language

    • B.

      A fork in the road

    • C.

      A tasty dish

    • D.

      A part of a machine

    Correct Answer
    B. A fork in the road
    Explanation
    The term "roforkad" is not a recognizable word in any known language. However, the phrase "a fork in the road" is a common idiom in English, which means a point in a decision-making process where one must choose between two different options or paths. Therefore, it can be inferred that "roforkad" is a made-up word that is intended to represent the concept of "a fork in the road".

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  • 4. 

    What does "Mail Male" mean?

    • A.

      Courier service

    • B.

      Postman

    • C.

      Postwoman

    • D.

      The beach

    Correct Answer
    B. Postman
    Explanation
    "Mail Male" is a play on words, combining the term "mail" which refers to letters and packages sent through the postal system, with the word "male" which refers to a man. Therefore, the correct answer, "Postman," is the person who delivers mail to people's homes and businesses.

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  • 5. 

    What does "ABCDEFGHJMOPQRSTUVWXYZ" mean?

    • A.

      The missing link

    • B.

      The alphabet

    • C.

      The alphabet with letters missing

    • D.

      A cryptogram

    Correct Answer
    A. The missing link
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that "ABCDEFGHJMOPQRSTUVWXYZ" means "The missing link." This implies that the string of letters represents something that is missing or incomplete. It could refer to a concept, information, or a connection that is crucial but currently absent. Without further context, it is difficult to determine the exact meaning, but the answer implies that the string of letters holds significance in relation to a missing element.

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  • 6. 

    What does "Reawithson" mean?

    • A.

      Rea with a son

    • B.

      An anagram

    • C.

      Within reason

    • D.

      A movie

    Correct Answer
    C. Within reason
    Explanation
    "Reawithson" is not a recognized word or phrase in the English language. Therefore, it can be inferred that the correct answer "Within reason" is the closest meaning or interpretation that can be derived from the given options. This suggests that "Reawithson" is likely a made-up or nonsensical word, and the closest meaningful option is "Within reason."

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  • 7. 

    What does "Quack quack, cluck cluck " mean?

    • A.

      Birds

    • B.

      Fowl language

    • C.

      A farm

    • D.

      Ducks and chicken

    Correct Answer
    B. Fowl language
    Explanation
    The phrase "Quack quack, cluck cluck" is a play on words, using the sounds that ducks and chickens make to represent foul language. This answer suggests that the phrase is a form of swearing or inappropriate language, using the sounds of birds as a metaphor.

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  • 8. 

    What does "ALL world " mean?

    • A.

      The entire world

    • B.

      Everything in the world

    • C.

      It's a small world

    • D.

      International

    Correct Answer
    D. International
    Explanation
    "ALL world" is a phrase that implies a global or worldwide context. It suggests that something is not limited to a specific country or region, but encompasses various nations and cultures. Therefore, the correct answer is "International," as it best captures the meaning of "ALL world" in this context.

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  • 9. 

    What does "Thyme, Plaice" mean?

    • A.

      Herbs

    • B.

      An incantation

    • C.

      Another time, another place

    • D.

      A recipe

    Correct Answer
    C. Another time, another place
    Explanation
    "Thyme, Plaice" is a phrase that means "another time, another place." It suggests the idea of a different or alternative situation or location. This phrase is often used to indicate a desire for a change or to express a longing for a different experience or circumstance. It implies a sense of nostalgia or a wish to escape from the current situation and explore something new or different.

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  • 10. 

    What does "Shotgu-" mean?

    • A.

      Incomplete

    • B.

      Swan off shotgun

    • C.

      Having the next turn

    • D.

      An impromptu wedding

    Correct Answer
    B. Swan off shotgun

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