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Three Letter Answers Quiz

All the questions in this quiz require a three letter answer!


  1. The name of three-sided box used carrying bricks or other construction material?
  2. Can you name the low, sweet sound that a dove or pigeon makes?
  3. What three letter word meaning "estuary" in Japanese, is the former name of Tokyo?
  4. Give an alternative name for the wildebeest?
  5. What is the name given to the longest division of geological time?
  6. Name the most famous species of extinct flightless bird endemic to New Zealand?

  7. What is the name of the young kangaroo created by A. A. Milne which first featured in the book Winnie–the–Pooh?
  8. Which three letter word goes before drill and date to make new words?
  9. A music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1950s and was the precursor to reggae?
  10. Which type of tree did King Edward I order to be planted in churchyards?
  11. A type of solid fuel cooker or the title for a civil or military leader?
  12. In sports, to go for and miss a single extremely difficult shot repeatedly is known as going for what sort of cup?
  13. Name the leader of Albania from 1922 to 1939?
  14. In ancient Greek mythology, who was god of the wild, shepherds and flocks, and rustic music?
  15. The quality of a colour as determined by its dominant wavelength?
  16. Which river passes through the heart of the city of Newport and into the Severn estuary?
  17. What is a French wine term used for dry wines?
  18. Part of the Orkney archipelago off the north coast of Scotland, a 449-foot sea stack is known as the 'Old Man of' what?
  19. Manatees are sometimes known as what sort of cows?
  20. Whitcomb L. Judson is sometimes given credit as the inventor of what sort of device?
  21. What is Hedera commonly called?
  22. What name is often given to a large, free-standing rock outcrop that rises abruptly from the surrounding slopes particularly in the South West of England?
  23. Slightly longer than an Earth day, what is a day on Mars known as?
  24. What is the currency of Bulgaria?
  25. What was the nickname of the 34th president of the United States?
  26. Which river runs through the grounds of Balmoral Castle?
  27. What word meaning 'enclosure' in thai is a type of Buddhist temple?
  28. Name the seventh letter of the Greek alphabet?
  29. What name is often given to a computer program that simulates human activity?
  30. Can you name India's smallest state by area which is also known for its white-sand beaches?


  1. Hod
  2. Coo
  3. Edo
  4. Gnu
  5. Eon
  6. Moa
  7. Roo
  8. Man
  9. Ska
  10. Yew
  11. Aga
  12. Tin (tin cup)
  13. Zog
  14. Pan
  15. Hue
  16. Usk
  17. Sec
  18. Hoy (Old Man of Hoy)
  19. Sea (sea cows)
  20. Zip
  21. Ivy
  22. Tor
  23. Sol
  24. Lev
  25. Ike (Dwight D. Eisenhower)

  26. Dee (River Dee)
  27. Wat
  28. Eta
  29. Bot
  30. Goa