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50 Small Answers

Short quiz answers of 5 letters or less

  1. TOTO – Dorothy's dog in The Wizard of Oz
  2. PESO – official currency of Mexico
  3. GNU – another name for the wildebeest
  4. EPEE - largest and heaviest sword used in the sport of fencing
  5. ORO - Spanish word for gold
  6. RA - ancient Egyptian deity of the Sun
  7. ARNO - most important river of central Italy after the Tiber
  8. ELY - city in the UK with the shortest name

  9. RHEA – large flightless bird of South America also called the South American Ostrich
  10. EROS – Greek god of love
  11. NAVE – the middle section of a church
  12. RAJ - the British rule in India from 1858 to 1947
  13. NEE – word which designates a woman's surname before marriage
  14. EWOK - fictional species of small, furry species in the Star Wars universe
  15. AIDA – 1871 opera by Verdi set in ancient Egypt
  16. EBB - tidal phase during which the tidal current is flowing seaward
  17. ORCA – another name for the killer whale
  18. PO - the longest river in Italy
  19. DODO - an extinct flightless bird that was endemic to the island of Mauritius
  20. AGAVE – desert plant used to make tequila
  21. ECRU – pale color similar to beige; from the French word meaning "raw"
  22. XI - the fourteenth letter of the Greek alphabet and first name of a Chinese politician
  23. LEV – official currency of Bulgaria
  24. MOA - extinct group of flightless birds formerly endemic to New Zealand
  25. OM - symbol representing a sacred sound, syllable, mantra, and an invocation in Hinduism
  26. SOL - a term used to refer to the length of a day on the planet Mars
  27. EDSEL – car model that famously flopped, named after Henry Ford's son
  28. OREO – American brand of sandwich biscuit known as "Milk's favorite cookie"
  29. GROG - term used for alcoholic beverages which originally referred to rum diluted with water
  30. OGEE – S-shaped curve often seen in Gothic arches
  31. TUTU - dress worn as a costume in a ballet performance
  32. OVID - Roman poet who lived during the reign of Augustus
  33. IOTA - the ninth letter of the Greek alphabet or an extremely small amount
  34. SILO - an underground chamber in which a guided missile is kept
  35. ODE - elaborately structured poem praising or glorifying an individual or event
  36. JOEY - a young marsupial
  37. TALC - a white, grey, or pale green soft mineral which is a one on Mohs scale of hardness
  38. BAKU - the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan
  39. ARIA - in music, a self-contained piece for one voice
  40. MONS - battle which was the first major action of the British Expeditionary Force in the First World War
  41. PHIZ - Pen name of Hablot Knight Browne who illustrated books by Charles Dickens
  42. DAB - small flatfish, similar in general shape to the plaice, known by the scientific name Limanda limanda
  43. NENE - the official state bird of the state of Hawaii and also the river that runs through Northampton
  44. UNO - card game originally developed in 1971 which gets its name from the Spanish for 'one'
  45. ARGO - the ship in which Jason and the Argonauts sailed on their quest for the Golden Fleece
  46. RAM - "random access memory" is a computer's short-term memory
  47. QING - dynasty which was the last imperial dynasty in Chinese history
  48. GURU - a Sanskrit term for a "mentor, guide, expert, or master"
  49. WON - the official currency of South Korea
  50. OMEGA - the twenty-fourth and final letter in the Greek alphabet