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The Letter 'P' Quiz

Questions About the Letter 'P'

  1. What word starting with a 'P' is the leading character or one of the major characters in a novel, film, or play?
  2. Which expression meaning "mind your manners" was first used in a poem by Charles Churchill in 1763?
  3. In music a bold italic letter 'p' means to 'be performed softly' but what Italian term does this 'p' represent?
  4. What is the NATO phonetic word for the letter 'P'?
  5. What is the equivalent of 'p' in the Greek alphabet?

  6. What does the letter 'p' stand for in the acronym P&O?
  7. Which chemical element is represented by the symbol P?
  8. What does the 'P' stand for in the acronym GPS?
  9. How many points is a P tile worth in Scrabble?
  10. How many American states begin with the letter 'P'?
  11. How many European countries begin with the letter 'P'?
  12. Which word beginning with 'p' means 'to be full of self-importance'?
  13. What did Sean Combs change his stage name to in 2001?
  14. P is the most common symbol for which quantity in physics which is measured in kilogram meter per second?
  15. What does the 'P' stand for in the name of author P. D. James?
  16. And, what does the 'P' stand for in the name of writer and humorist P.G. Wodehouse?
  17. Which tradesmen would you associate with Part P regulations?
  18. What writen abreviation is used to show when someone has signed a document for a person who is not available to sign it?
  19. "Can I have a 'P' please, Bob?" was a sort of pun on which quiz show?
  20. Which country uses the car registration code 'P'?


  1. Protagonist
  2. Mind your Ps and Qs
  3. Piano
  4. Papa
  5. Pi
  6. Peninsular (The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company)
  7. Phosphorus
  8. Global (Global Positioning System)
  9. 3 points
  10. One (Pennsylvania)
  11. Two (Poland and Portugal)
  12. Pompous
  13. P. Diddy
  14. Momentum
  15. Phyllis (Phyllis Dorothy James)
  16. Pelham (Pelham Grenville Wodehouse)
  17. Electricians
  18. PP
  19. Blockbusters
  20. Portugal