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Why is ch pronounced as "Q", as in choir, and are there any other instances where ch is used as the letter "Q"?
There are many examples of words where ch is pronounced /k/ including chemistry, character, chaos, mechanic, technology, anchor, Christ, stomach and so on.
The "ch" in classical Greece was pronounced as a voiceless velar plosive, which is the sound you mentioned, so this is an older linguistic form of the "ch" pronunciation that pre-dates the sounds we more often apply to the characters today (as in "chill").