Language Quiz / How Do You Pronounce That II?

Random Language Quiz

QUIZ: Can you pick the pronunciation that is the generally accepted one in the English-speaking language? (see game notes)

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to PlayForced OrderWrong Answers
Score 0/20 Timer 06:00
rheum (watery discharge from the eyes or nose)A) 'reem' B) 'room' C) 'RAY-um'
sherbet (frozen, usually gelatinous, fruit-flavored mixture)A) 'SUR-bit' B) 'SHUR-bit' C) 'SHUR-burt'
tithe (a tenth of annual produce or earnings, given to the church as a tax)A) 'tīth [kind of rhymes with 'wife'] B) 'tīth' [rhymes with 'writhe'] C) 'tith' [rhymes with 'with']
lucre (money, especially when gained in a dishonorable way)A) 'LOO-kray' B) 'LOO-ker' C) 'LOO-sur'
outré (unconventional; bizarre)A) 'oo-TRAY' B) 'outer' C) 'oh-TRAY'
aegis (protection; backing; support)A) 'EYE-jiss' B) 'AY-jiss' C) 'EE-jiss'
inveigle (persuade by means of deception or flattery)A) 'in-VAY-gul' B) 'in-VAYL' C) 'in-VEE-gul'
chassis (frame of an automobile; support feature)A) 'KASS-iss' B) 'CHASS-ee' C) CHASS-iss
archipelago (group of islands)A) 'ar-kuh-pel-AHG-oh' B) arch-uh-PEL-uh-go' C) 'ar-kuh-PEL-uh-go'
cache (hidden collection of items, usually considered valuable)A) 'cash' B) 'catch' C) 'cash-AY'
striated (furrowed; striped; streaked)A) 'STREE-ay-tid' B) 'STRY-ay-tid' C) 'stree-ATE-tid'
antre (cavern; cave)A) 'AN-ter' B) 'AN-truh' C) 'ON-tray'
respite (temporary relief, usually from stress; delay; reprieve)A) 'ree-SPITE' B) 'reh-SPITE' C) 'RESS-pit'
chough (crow-like, Old World bird)A) 'chow' B) 'cho' C) 'chuff'
triathlon (an athletic contest usually consisting of three consecutive events)A) 'TRY-ath-lahn' B) 'try-ATH-uh-lahn' C) 'try-ATH-lahn'
Antarctic (of or relating to regions around the South Pole)A) 'an-ARK-tik B) 'ant-ARTIK' C) 'ant-ARK-tik'
Leicester (a city in central England)A) 'LES-ter' B) 'LEE-cess-ter' C) 'LY-cess-ter'
Caucasus (eastern European mountain range)A) 'kaw-KASS-us' B) 'KAW-kuh-sus' C) 'kaw-KAY-sus'
reprove (criticize; correct; censure)A) 'rih-PROOV' B) 'rih-PROHV' C) 'REE-proov'
spavined (in a decrepit or broken-down condition)A) 'SPAV-ind' B) 'SPAY-vined' C) 'SPAY-vind'

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments


Top Quizzes Today

Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.