What Are Some Scrabble Words Beginning With "Q"?


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Seven-letter Scrabble words beginning with "Q" include "quizzed," "quickly," "quokkas" and "quacked." These words are worth at least 35, 25, 24 and 23 points, respectively. The six-letter words "quezal," "quacky" and "quartz" are worth at least 24 points each.

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What Are Some Scrabble Words Beginning With "Q"?
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"Quezal" is an alternative spelling for "quetzal." Quetzals are a type of Central and South American bird that belongs to the genus Pharomachrus. The resplendent quetzal is the national bird of Guatemala and the dollar equivalent of the country is also known as a quetzal. In Scrabble, "quetzal" is worth 25 points and "quezal" and its plural "quezals" are worth 24 and 25 points, respectively.

Quokkas are a type of marsupial native to Australia. They are brownish-gray herbivores that grow 16 to 21 inches long and feed mostly at night. Because of declining populations and habitat loss, quokkas are classified as a vulnerable species by the IUCN Red List. Quokkas are also at risk for developing muscular dystrophy. "Quokka" and its plural "quokkas" are worth 23 and 24 Scrabble points.

"Qi" is a two-letter word worth 11 Scrabble points. It is a Chinese concept describing the life force or energy that every person or thing possesses. "Qi" is sometimes spelled "chi," as evidenced by the martial art Tai Chi.

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