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Puzzle ID:#39663
Fun:*** (2.71)
Difficulty:*** (2.76)
Category:Language
Submitted By:jazzmusician46Aau*****

 

 

 



In this teaser I have provided you with some simple sentences that contain words with the letter 'Q' in them. The problem is, I have deleted the word (except for the letter 'Q' itself). Your job is to figure out what the missing word is. Have fun!

1. - - - Q - - - - - - was known for his inhumane treatment of people during the Spanish - - Q - - - - - - - -.

2. Q - - - - - and - - - Q are the French names for two of the ten Arabic number symbols.

3. The soldiers encountered a - Q - - - - - - of planes encircling them.

4. The film star experienced a feeling of - - Q - - each time a reporter - - - Q - - - - - him.

5. It was possible her - - Q - - - - - - - demeanour was due to her feminine - - - - - Q - - .


Answer

1. TORQUEMADA was known for his inhumane treatment of people during the Spanish INQUISITION.

2. QUATRE and CINQ are the French names for two of the ten Arabic number symbols.

3. The soldiers encountered a SQUADRON of planes encircling them.

4. The film star experienced a feeling of PIQUE each time a reporter MISQUOTED him.

5. It was possible her COQUETTISH demeanour was due to her feminine MYSTIQUE.

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Comments

scoobydoobydooAus*
Dec 19, 2007

That was hard! I only got the one with the army one right
jazzmusician46Aau*
Dec 20, 2007

Good on you for having a try.

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