What's in a Name Quiz

What's in a Name Quiz

Nov 15, 2022

It’s All in the Name Quiz
Do you know the name of instantly recognisable items if asked?

QUESTIONS

1. What is the back end of a dart called which produces the spin when thrown?

2. What is the term used for the leafy part of a tree or bush called?

3. What is the name of the large triangular fin on the top of the body of a shark or other fish called?

4. What is the name of the part of a quill, dip pen, fountain pen, ballpoint or stylus which comes into contact with the writing surface to deposit ink?

5. A float ball or float valve and is part of the mechanism used to fill with water and also stop a toilet or other water cistern from overflowing. What is the name given to whole mechanism?

6. On a surfboard, sailing vessel or kayak, what are the stabilising fins at the bottom rear called normally found on the centre line?

7. What name is given to small, often porcelain dish, used for baking and serving an individual portion of food?

8. On a dog what is the name of the toenail on the inside of the front legs which is comparable to a human thumb?

9. What is a long thick pillow placed beneath other pillows for support?

10. What is the upper front part of a shoe or boot called?

 

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ANSWERS

1. What is the back end of a dart called which produces the spin when thrown?
FLIGHT

2. What is the term used for the leafy part of a tree or bush called?
FOLIAGE

3. What is the name of the large triangular fin on the top of the body of a shark or other fish called?
DORSAL FIN

4. What is the name of the part of a quill, dip pen, fountain pen, ballpoint or stylus which comes into contact with the writing surface to deposit ink?
NIB

5. A float ball or float valve and is part of the mechanism used to fill with water and also stop a toilet or other water cistern from overflowing. What is the name given to whole mechanism?
BALLCOCK

6. On a surfboard, sailing vessel or kayak, what are the stabilising fins at the bottom rear called normally found on the centre line?
SKEG

7. What name is given to small, often porcelain dish, used for baking and serving an individual portion of food?
RAMEKIN

8. On a dog what is the name of the toenail on the inside of the front legs which is comparable to a human thumb?
DEWCLAW

9. What is a long thick pillow placed beneath other pillows for support?
BOLSTER

10. What is the upper front part of a shoe or boot called?
VAMP

 

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