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One Letter Answers Quiz

All the questions in this quiz require just a one letter answer!


  1. Which letter denotes the roman numeral for 100?
  2. Desmond Llewelyn was best known for playing which role in many James Bond films between 1963 and 1999?
  3. Which tile has a value of 5 points in the game of Scrabble?
  4. In The Simpsons, Homer Simpson has a middle initial - what is it?
  5. In Morse code what letter is represented by three dashes?

  6. The head of MI6, the Secret Intelligence Service, is known by what one-letter code name?
  7. Which vitamin is necessary for preventing rickets?
  8. Which letter of the alphabet is sometimes referred to as the "littera canina" or the "canine letter"?
  9. Only four letters can be doubled at the beginning of a word, the letter 'e' is one as in 'eel' - can you name the other three letters?
  10. Which letter was invented in 1524 by an Italian and was the last letter to be added to the English alphabet?
  11. Which two letters of the alphabet have tittles?
  12. What is the only letter that does not appear in the name of any US state?
  13. Which letter is the most commonly used letter in the English alphabet?
  14. What is the chemical symbol of tungsten?
  15. Which 1980’s American science fiction TV miniseries written and directed by Kenneth Johnson was about an invading reptilian alien race?
  16. Most worldwide capital cities begin with which letter?
  17. Which general-purpose computer programming language was originally developed at Bell Labs by Dennis Ritchie between 1972 and 1973?
  18. Which letter was the British pound sign derived from?
  19. Which letter is a mathematical constant approximately equal to 2.718?
  20. Which two letters are known as semi-vowels?
  21. The 1939 novel 'Gadsby' by Ernest Vincent Wright, does not have any words which contain which letter?
  22. What letter comes before 'Bahn' in the name of the Berlin underground railway system?
  23. Which single letter often follows 'Elizabeth' when Queen Elizabeth II signs her name?
  24. In electronics, which symbol represents the SI unit of electrical capacitance?
  25. What sort of 'tips' are often used to describe a cotton bud in the United States?
  26. Which letter is commonly used to refer to the vertical axis on a coordinate grap?
  27. According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, which is the only letter in the English language that is never silent?
  28. How was Welsh singer Ian Watkins professionally known?
  29. Which colonel is the head of the Secret Service in Danger Mouse?
  30. Which letter is to the right of the 'y' on the top row of a keyboard?


  1. C (in roman numerals)
  2. Q in James Bond
  3. K tile
  4. J (Homer Jay Simpson)
  5. O (is represented by _ _ _ in Morse code)
  6. C (Head of MI6)
  7. D (vitamin D)
  8. R (because the R sounds like a growling dog)
  9. A, O, and L (examples include aardvark,, ooze, and llama)
  10. J (was last letter to be added to the alphabet)
  11. 'i' and 'j' (tittles are the superscript dots)
  12. Q (doesn't appear in any state names)
  13. The letter 'E' is the most common
  14. W is the chemicl symbol for tungsten
  15. V (science-fiction series)
  16. B (26 countries have capital cities beginning with 'B')
  17. C (programming language)
  18. L (L, represented libra pondo, the basic unit of weight in the Roman Empire)
  19. e (also known as Euler's number)
  20. 'y' and 'w' (are semi-vowels)
  21. E (the book does not include any words that contain the letter 'E')
  22. U (U-Bahn, which is short for Untergrundbahn)
  23. R (Elizabeth R)

  24. F (which symbolizes the Farad)
  25. Q (Q-tips)
  26. Y (axis)
  27. V (is never silent)
  28. H (a member of the British pop group Steps)
  29. K (Colonel K)
  30. U (on the keyboard)