Verbal Reasoning - Move a Letter 1

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Verbal Reasoning - Move a Letter 1

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In these quizzes you will need to concentrate very hard, as they will test your vocabulary and your spelling. 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. An example has been done to help you. Enjoy Move a Letter quiz number 1.

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

Answer: e

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.
string, camp
r
i
c
m
Moving r from string leaves us with sting and adding it to camp makes cramp
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.
movies, host
v
i
h
s
Moving i from movies leaves us with moves and adding it to host makes hoist. A hoist is a device which is used for lifting heavy weights, like engines
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.
filled, party
p
a
l
d
Moving l from filled leaves us with filed and adding it to party makes partly. You weren't expecting that!
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.
carers, bake
c
a
e
r
Moving r from carers leaves us with cares and adding it to bake makes either brake or baker
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.
pitch, hath
p
i
c
h
Moving c from pitch leaves us with pith and adding it to hath makes hatch. Pith, of course, is the white, powdery stuff inside an orange peel. In the past, people made hats from the pith of certain plants. These were known as pith helmets
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.
chimps, swap
c
h
m
p
Moving m from chimps leaves us with chips and adding it to swap makes swamp. Does this question leave you with an image of chimps swapping chips in a swamp? Thought so!
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.
chinks, tracer
c
k
i
n
Moving k from chinks leaves us with chins and adding it to tracer makes tracker. Tracer is what an artillery gun shoots to show the gunner where their shells are going. In movies you can often see what looks like bright lights shooting from a gun. This is tracer!
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.
barged, stager
b
r
g
e
Moving g from barged leaves us with bared and adding it to stager makes stagger. A stager is an old-fashioned word for a veteran or an expert
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.
claim, brad
c
i
l
m
Moving i from claim leaves us with clam and adding it to brad makes braid. A brad is a small nail or tack
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.
cloud, font
c
l
o
u
Moving u from cloud leaves us with clod and adding it to font makes fount. After completing all the Verbal Reasoning quizzes you will be 'The fount of all knowledge'. Check your answers and take the quiz again, or move on to Move a Letter quiz number 2
Author:  Stephen O'Hara

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