A quick quiz to jump-start the day

Can you think of the names of things that jump or are jumped over, on, or through?

1. This is not really a bean or a seed. It is actually a small, thin-shelled section of a seed capsule that contains the larva of a gray moth whose movements cause it to jerk, roll, and jump.
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ j _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (3 words)

2. With this game, you wrap a rope or a long elastic band around your ankles before anyone starts jumping.
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ j _ _ _-_ _ _ _ (2 words)

3. Some people are brave enough to do this off bridges with long, strong, elastic ropes. Some people just like to watch.
_ _ _ _ _ _ j _ _ _ _ _ _ (2 words)

4. When a basketball player releases the ball at the high point of his or her jump and sometimes gets the ball in the basket.
J _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (2 words)

5. This is a sleeveless dress worn over a blouse or sweater.
J _ _ _ _ _ ( 1 word)

6. Jack be nimble, Jack be quick, Jack j _ _ _ over the candlestick. (1 word)

7. A parachutist wears one of these (along with a parachute) when he is jumping out of an airplane.
J _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (1 word)

8. This is how you might feel when you are home alone watching a scary movie by yourself.
J _ _ _ _ (1 word)

9. If the battery does not work on a car, you need these to get it started again.
J _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (2 words)

10. What someone does when she leaves her epidermis behind because she is so afraid. (Hint: Your epidermis is what you wear under your clothes.)
J _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (5 words)


Answers:

1. Mexican jumping bean; 2. Chinese jump-rope; 3. Bungee jumping; 4. Jump shot; 5. Jumper; 6. Jump; 7. Jumpsuit; 8. Jumpy; 9. Jumper cables; 10. Jumps out of her skin.

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