Just One Letter Quiz

Just One Letter Quiz

Mar 02, 2023

THE SINGLE LETTER QUIZ 


All the answers in this quiz are simply a single letter. 
Sounds easy right? Let’s find out.  

QUESTIONS

1. What is the only letter which does not appear in the name of any of the 50 US states?

2. In ‘The Simpsons’ what is Homer’s middle initial?

3. On a graph, what letter is used to describe the vertical axis?

4. Ian Watkins is a Welsh singer in a pop group who is more commonly known by what letter of the alphabet?

5. Aptly, for question five, what is the only tile in the board game, Scrabble, which is worth five points?

6. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary is adamant that there is only one letter in the English language which is never silent. What is it?

7. We are all aware that QWERTY are the top sixletters of a standard UK and US typewriter and computer keyboard, but which letter comes next in the sequence?

8. Only one consonant in the English language can be found as a double letter at the beginning of a word compared to three vowels; as examples, A – aardvark, O – ooze, E – eel. What consonant is it? Remember we are asking about the English language.

9. What general purpose computing language was developed in the 1970s by Dennis Ritchie and due to + and ++ upgrades still remains an influential code for programmers to use today?

10. Which letter of the Western alphabet is sometimes referred to as the ‘canine letter’ or in its original Latin context, the ‘littera canina’?

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ANSWERS

1. What is the only letter which does not appear in the name of any of the 50 US states?
Q

2. In ‘The Simpsons’ what is Homer’s middle initial?
J (For Jay)

3. On a graph, what letter is used to describe the vertical axis?
Y

4. Ian Watkins is a Welsh singer in a pop group who is more commonly known by what letter of the alphabet?
H (He is in the group, Steps)

5. Aptly, for question five, what is the only tile in the board game, Scrabble, which is worth five points?
K

6. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary is adamant that there is only one letter in the English language which is never silent. What is it?
V

7. We are all aware that QWERTY are the top six letters of a standard UK and US typewriter and computer keyboard, but which letter comes next in the sequence?
U

8. Only one consonant in the English language can be found as a double letter at the beginning of a word compared to three vowels; as examples, A – aardvark, O – ooze, E – eel. What consonant is it? Remember we are asking about the English language.
L - LLAMA

9. What general purpose computing language was developed in the 1970s by Dennis Ritchie and due to + and ++ upgrades still remains an influential code for programmers to use today?
C

10. Which letter of the Western alphabet is sometimes referred to as the ‘canine letter’ or in its original Latin context, the ‘littera canina’?
R (Because the letter when pronounced in a low voice sounds like that of a dog growling)

 

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