Subject: PIG

Each answer is a word containing "pig." (e.g., An abnormally undersized person. Answer: Pigmy.)

Freshman Level

1. Term for a football.

2. A common family of "city" birds.

3. A plait of braided hair.

Graduate Level

4. A neat category that usually fails to reflect actual complexities.

5. A substance used as coloring.

6. To carry someone on your back with your arms supporting their legs.

Ph.D. Level

7. A short, witty poem expressing a single thought or observation.

8. A faucet on an outdoor water pipe.

9. The small piece of flesh at the back of your tongue that closes your windpipe.


1. Pigskin.

2. Pigeon.

3. Pigtail.

4. Pigeonhole.

5. Pigment.

6. Piggyback.

7. Epigram.

8. Spigot.

9. Epiglottis.

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