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# Move a Letter 2

These 11-plus verbal reasoning move a letter quizzes will test your vocabulary, so the more you practise, the more you will improve.

In each question one letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words. The letters must not be rearranged. Choose the correct answer from the four choices available.

Do you like anagrams? How about cryptic crosswords? If so, you're bound to be a whizz at these types of quizzes! Just like people who play around with numbers tend to be good at maths, people who play around with letters tend to be good at word puzzles.

If you are completing these quizzes in order, you will now know what a pith helmet is! I wonder what is to be learned from Move a Letter quiz number 2? An example has been done to help you.

Example

Which letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words? The letters must not be rearranged.

beacon, vent

e
o
b
c

Moving e from beacon leaves us with bacon and adding it to vent makes event.
1.
Which letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words? The letters must not be rearranged.
driver, tout
d
r
v
e
Moving r from driver leaves us with diver and adding it to tout makes trout. Lake trout can live many decades and can grow to more than 30 kilograms. I would not like to meet a 30kg trout! Would you?
2.
Which letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words? The letters must not be rearranged.
stage, poser
s
a
g
t
Moving t from stage leaves us with sage and adding it to poser makes poster. Sage can mean different things: the most common use is sage as a herb, but the word also means wise
3.
Which letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words? The letters must not be rearranged.
teamed, appal
t
a
e
d
Moving e from teamed leaves us with tamed and adding it to appal makes appeal
4.
Which letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words? The letters must not be rearranged.
threat, tanks
h
r
e
a
Moving h from threat leaves us with treat and adding it to tanks makes thanks. Maybe two soldiers could have a conversation: "You thought it would be a treat to give me tanks! I think it's a threat. Thanks!"
5.
Which letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words? The letters must not be rearranged.
gasped, boater
g
a
s
p
Moving s from gasped leaves us with gaped and adding it to boater makes boaster. A boater is a kind of formal summer hat for men, as well as being a person in a boat!
6.
Which letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words? The letters must not be rearranged.
thrust, sake
t
r
h
u
Moving h from thrust leaves us with trust and adding it to sake makes shake
7.
Which letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words? The letters must not be rearranged.
hooped, shut
h
p
d
o
Moving o from hooped leaves us with hoped and adding it to shut makes shout. Socks with horizontal stripes are sometimes called 'hooped' socks
8.
Which letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words? The letters must not be rearranged.
latches, with
l
c
e
s
Moving c from latches leaves us with lathes and adding it to with makes witch. King James the First of England wrote about a million words about witchcraft during his life. He was obsessed by witches!
9.
Which letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words? The letters must not be rearranged.
l
a
d
e
Moving e from leaden leaves us with laden and adding it to father makes feather. Feathers are incredible things! They are waterproof, windproof and strong. Owls can even use feathers to help them to hear. Why do you think we use them in pillows and mattresses?
10.
Which letter from the word on the left can be moved to the word on the right, to make TWO new words? The letters must not be rearranged.
mister, sand
m
i
t
r
Moving t from mister leaves us with miser and adding it to sand makes stand. Well done! You have finished the second Move a Letter quiz. Quickly, find the next!
Author:  Stephen O'Hara