F(p)unny Quiz

10 Questions

Settings
Please wait...
F(p)unny Quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Choose the correct definition of the word pun.
    • A. 

      A form of word play using words with two or more meanings, or the meanings of words with a similar sound, for an intended humorous or rhetorical effect.

    • B. 

      A sweet or plain small bread, especially a round roll.

    • C. 

      To make persistend demands upon someone for payment.

    • D. 

      The star around which the earth and other planets revolve.

  • 2. 
    No matter how much you push the envelope, it'll still be stationery. This pun is based on an idiom and a homophone - what are they, and what do they mean?
    • A. 

      Idiom: be stationery - to spend so much time at the office you might as well turn into office supplies

    • B. 

      Homophone: stationery - paper and envelopes

    • C. 

      Idiom: push the envelope - to go beyond commonly accepted boundaries

    • D. 

      Homophone: matter - what physical objects are made of

  • 3. 
    True or false: All jokes in English are based on puns.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana! What is this pun is based on?
    • A. 

      Two idioms about time.

    • B. 

      The fact that the word flies can be a verb and a noun.

    • C. 

      The fact that arrows fly straight and bananas are curved.

    • D. 

      You are taking all the fun out of this!

  • 5. 
    Choose the best punning ending! Two silk worms had a race. They ended up in _ ___.
    • A. 

      Paris

    • B. 

      My office

    • C. 

      A cup

    • D. 

      A tie

  • 6. 
    Choose the answer that turns the question into a pun! Where do you find giant snails?
    • A. 

      In a giant snail farm.

    • B. 

      On the ends of giants’ fingers.

    • C. 

      On my dinner plate.

    • D. 

      Why would I want to find giant snails?

  • 7. 
    Choose the answer that turns this question into a pun. What's the best way to stop a bull charging?
    • A. 

      Shout, 'Stop!'

    • B. 

      Call the police.

    • C. 

      Don't try - just get out of the way!

    • D. 

      Take away his credit card.

  • 8. 
    True or false: This Is a pun. Never play cards with big cats - they might be cheetahs!
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Sometimes puns are based on cultural knowledge, areas of learning, or even accents. What branch of knowledge is this pun based on? Two hydrogen atoms meet. One says, 'I've lost my electron.' The other says 'Are you sure?' The first replies, 'Yes, I'm positive.'
    • A. 

      Languages

    • B. 

      Science

    • C. 

      Engineering

    • D. 

      Really, you're taking all the fun out of this!

  • 10. 
    Choose the best punning end to this little tale. There was the person who sent ten puns to friends, with the hope that at least one of the puns would make them laugh.
    • A. 

      No pun in ten did.

    • B. 

      They all did!

    • C. 

      No pun intended.

    • D. 

      Why would anyone do this?