Kids quiz: X marks the spot

For kids: Read the clues and see how many of these 'x' words you can figure out.

All of these clues will lead you to a word with an X in it. See how many you can guess.

1. This is a way out. Sometimes it is marked with a sign. Some of these signs are for emergencies only.

_ x _ _

2. This is a musical instrument made of wooden or metal slats of various lengths. Each slat produces a different note when struck by wooden hammers.

x _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

3. This is the capital and largest city of Arizona. It is the fifth largest city in the United States. It is named for a beautiful mythical bird that supposedly rose from ashes.

_ _ _ _ _ _ x

4. This is another word for something that is superior or outstanding. When a teacher writes this word on a test, it usually means you got the best grade possible.

_ x _ _ _ _ _ _ _

5. To do this, you can sit back in a comfy chair and put your feet up on an ottoman.

_ _ _ _ x

6. This is a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money. It is also called a cab.

_ _ x _

7. This is the yellow to grayish-brown product secreted by the honeybee for constructing honeycomb.

_ _ _ _ _ _ x

Answers:

1. Exit

2. Xylophone

3. Phoenix

4. Excellent

5. Relax

6. Taxi

7. Beeswax

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