Here is a list of “q” words with the standard pronunciation “kw:”
kw- queer, quite, question, quip, quiet, quail, aquavita, aquarius, aquatic, quest, acquire, acquit, quince, qwerty (like the keyboard), quell, queen, query, quote, quotation, Qantas (the airline), equipment, equal, equality, quarter, quantum, quack, quad, qualify, quantity, quarantine, quiz, quit
These words have “qu” or just “q” and are pronounced like “k:”
k- antique, qindarka (Albanian money), Compaq, Nasdaq, coq, Quran, Qatar, queue, quiche, piquant, piqued, cirque, qintar
When in doubt, use "kw" when you encounter a new "q" word, as it is the most likely pronunciation. To be certain, use your online dictionary resources to hear the correct pronunciation.