Can You Identify All of These Words That Start With CAR?

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By: Annette

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About This Quiz

It may seem odd, but you wouldn’t believe how many English words begin with “car.” In this quiz, we’re going to test your knowledge of the obvious - and the not-so-obvious - “car” words that you should care about.

How many three-letter words begin with “car”?

Let’s start with the obvious. There is only one three-letter word that starts with “car,” and that’s “car”!

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What fish starts with "car"?

Carp is a kind of fish, and it begins with “car.” Carb is not a fish, but you eat it as well.

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Which car do you push?

You push a cart at the supermarket. And then you’re going to pay for everything with your debit card.

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Hello, meet my friend ____.

Carl is a common man’s name that begins with “car.” A woman could also be named Carly.

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That ship hauls _____.

There are certain ships that are meant to haul cargo. Planes and trucks are also designed to haul cargo.

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When you go to the ____, you’ll meet a lot of _____.

When you go to the carnival, you’ll meet a lot of carnies. That’s just a reality.

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It looks heavy. Would you like me to _____ that?

When someone is struggling with something heavy, it’s best to ask them if you can carry it for them. That’s just good manners.

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South America is known for its drug _____.

South America is known for its drug cartels. It’s known for other things as well, that aren’t as controversial.

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Have you seen the opera "_______"?

Have you seen the opera "Carmen"? Seriously, you have to see it, because it’s amazing.

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Their attraction for each another was _____.

Their attraction for each other was carnal. You could say that they shared “carnal knowledge.”

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Which food starts with “car”?

These are all foods that you can eat. Carrot is a vegetable, carob is a chocolate-like food, and caribou is a meat.

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Your dirty vehicle needs a _____.

Your dirty car needs a carwash. That way you won’t be embarrassed when you carpool.

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D-Day was the site of much _____.

D-Day was the site of much carnage. So many brave men were killed on that day.

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Tile or ____?

Tile or carpet? This is a common question someone asks when they’re renovating a home.

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I like my milk to be in a _____.

I like my milk to be in a carton. Some people like glass bottles, but I think that’s old-fashioned.

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"The Simpsons" is a famous ______.

"The Simpsons" is a famous cartoon. Did you grow up watching cartoons too?

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Have you ever ridden on a _____?

Have you ever ridden on a carousel? It’s fun to go round and round and round.

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At Christmastime, everyone can look forward to ________.

At Christmastime, everyone can look forward to carolers. They stroll around town, caroling all night long.

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After one gentle _____, they were in love.

After one gentle caress, they were in love. They’ll never forget that moment when they first caressed.

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The elderly man was in need of a ______.

The elderly man was in need of a caretaker. The caretaker had to be careful taking care of him.

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She was lighthearted and ______.

She was lighthearted and carefree. She felt as though she were on a magic carpet ride.

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She loved her new blue _____ sweater.

She loved her new cardigan sweater. It fit perfectly with her new career as a stylist.

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The tea tasted interesting, and she realized there was _____ in it.

The tea tasted interesting, and she realized that there was cardamom in it. That’s a fine spice for cooking, as well.

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The ______ of the dead otter was left by the side of the lake.

The carcass of the dead otter was left by the side of the lake. It was shot because it kept eating the ducks!

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She refused to buy the cottage cheese because it had ______.

She refused to buy the cottage cheese because it had carrageenan! That’s a terrible additive that is bad for you.

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Her favorite sweet treats were _____.

Her favorite sweet treats were caramels. She loved the buttery flavor in her mouth.

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She was so excited, she broke out into a _____.

She was so excited, she broke out into a cartwheel. That’s not an easy thing to do.

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She ordered the beef _____.

She ordered the beef carpaccio. She loved the thin, delicate slices.

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Jesus was a _____.

Jesus was a carpenter. Naturally, the Son of God liked to work with his hands.

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After being a vegan, John became a _____.

After being a vegan, John became a carnivore. He just couldn’t hold back any longer.

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Her favorite flowers were red _______.

Her favorite flowers were red carnations. She just loved the way that they bloomed so effortlessly.

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The sled went _____ down the hillside.

The sled went careening down the hillside. John couldn’t figure out how to get it to stop!

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Chris was a huge _____ fan.

Chris was a huge Cardinals fan. He was from St. Louis, after all.

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Some say that cars will soon no longer need ______.

Some people say that cars will soon no longer need carburetors. It’s going to be a pity to see them go.

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Mountain climbers rely on _____.

Mountain climbers rely on carabiners. Without them, they’d go tumbling down the mountain!

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