Take a letter: 10 questions

Each question has two parts. The second part is the first part with the first letter removed.

Example: US President and a type of steak = Trump/rump

  1. A military duke and a jazzy duke
  2. An old German and a part of a nerve cell
  3. An Arabian country and a British island
  4. A former European country and a modern-day country
  5. The Latin for “nobody” and a character from a famous novel, and a kind of music popular with goths
  6. A big cat and a charged atom
  7. The Japanese Prime Minister and the chemical symbol for Beryllium
  8. Payment made for the temporary use of real estate, and a three letter abbreviation for the section of a hospital dealing with otorhinolaryngology
  9. A cut of meat and an expensive hardwood
  10. Someone who lives away from the mainland, and defamation in writing

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  1. A military duke and a jazzy duke
    A: Wellington/Ellington
  2. An old German and a part of a nerve cell
    A: Saxon/Axon
  3. An Arabian country and a British island
    A: Oman/Man
  4. A former European country and a modern-day country
    A: Prussia/Russia
  5. The Latin for “nobody” and a character from a famous novel, and a kind of music popular with goths
    A: Nemo/Emo
  6. A big cat and a charged atom
    A: Lion/Ion
  7. The Japanese Prime Minister and the chemical symbol for Beryllium
    A: Abe/Be
  8. Payment made for the temporary use of real estate, and a three letter abbreviation for the section of a hospital dealing with otorhinolaryngology
    A: Rent/ENT
  9. A cut of meat and an expensive hardwood
    A: Steak/Teak
  10. Someone who lives away from the mainland, and defamation in writing
    A: Islander/Slander

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