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What words come to mind when you think of the letter q? Perhaps you've seen it in words like queen or quick, but can you think of any words with the letter q followed by a letter other than u?

Probably not! This is because, in English spelling, q is almost always accompanied by a u. Though there are exceptions, these are usually proper nouns like Qatar and loanwords like qi.

When you see the letters qu together in a word, they create the /kw/ sound.

How quickly can you spell the words in this list? Find out in Against the Clock. Or why not try Bouncing Anagrams? You’ll need to be quick: the balls bounce faster with every word you spell correctly!

queen A reigning king or queen is a sovereign.
quick The artist was bored so she drew a quick doodle.
quack Quack is the sound a duck makes.
quad A quad bike has four wheels.
quarter We each had a quarter of the pizza.
quiet If the baby is asleep there is peace and quiet.
quit My best friend wants to quit her job because she is so stressed.
quest I am on a quest to find the treasure.
question Answer all the questions on your work sheet.
quiz We'll watch that quiz next.
squeeze Add a squeeze of fresh lime juice.
squirt Add a small squirt of lemon juice to the dish.
square There is a market in the Square on Sunday.
squirrel The squirrel had a bushy tail.

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queen
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queen
quick
quack
quad
quarter
quiet
quit
quest
question
quiz
squeeze
squirt
square
squirrel

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