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Verbal Reasoning - Move a Letter 4

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Verbal Reasoning - Move a Letter 4

This English Language quiz is called 'Verbal Reasoning - Move a Letter 4' and it has been written by teachers to help you if you are studying the subject at middle school. Playing educational quizzes is a fabulous way to learn if you are in the 6th, 7th or 8th grade - aged 11 to 14.

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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. If you have been working your way through our Verbal Reasoning quizzes, you are on the final one of this series, and you have developed your vocabulary and your critical thinking skills along the way. An example has been done to help you. Enjoy Move a Letter quiz number 4.

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.
tribal, robed
t
r
i
b
Moving b from tribal leaves us with trial and adding it to robed makes robbed. I wonder if a tribal leader, robed richly, has ever been robbed?
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.
tropic, bunch
p
r
i
c
Moving r from tropic leaves us with topic and adding it to bunch makes brunch. Brunch is just a modern name for a snack we have between breakfast and lunch. This is known as a portmanteau word, blending the sounds and meanings of two words to create a new word
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.
louse, hose
l
o
u
s
Moving u from louse leaves us with lose and adding it to hose makes house. Louse is the plural of lice, which are fleas!
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.
maths, trill
m
a
t
h
Moving h from maths leaves us with mats and adding it to trill makes thrill. Have you tried our Math quizzes? They are a lot of fun. Honestly!
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.
minded, wading
m
i
n
d
Moving d from minded leaves us with mined and adding it to wading makes wadding. Wadding is material which is used to stuff something, like a mattress, or even a gun cartridge
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.
metal, chase
m
e
a
t
Moving t from metal leaves us with meal and adding it to chase makes chaste. Chaste is an old-fashioned word for 'pure'
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.
petal, his
p
e
t
l
Moving t from petal leaves us with peal and adding it to his makes this or hits. Peal is what happens when a bell rings. 'The church bells pealed'
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.
house, fond
u
o
s
e
Moving u from house leaves us with hose and adding it to fond makes found
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.
mince, path
e
n
c
m
Moving c from mince leaves us with mine and adding it to path makes patch. Ever wondered why mince pies at Christmas don't have mince in them? We have too. Real meat used to be put inside this sweet Christmassy treat. Yuck!
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.
bloom, lit
o
l
b
m
Moving l from bloom leaves us with boom and adding it to lit makes lilt. Congratulations! You have finished all four Move a Letter quizzes, if you are working your way through them in order. If you are not, why not? Go at once to the menu and start some more!
Author:  Stephen O'Hara

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