Do You Really Know English?

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Do You Really Know English?

The most populous language in the universe is English, being the major colonial nation of before civilization, major and acceptable language used to communicate internationally is English. What do you know about this language?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Language is a very critical aspect of human life, it serves as identification and means of communication, which region speaks the English language in the world?
    • A. 

      Latin

    • B. 

      Regional

    • C. 

      Nationwide

    • D. 

      Worldwide

  • 2. 
    Colonial masters tried their best to ensure the whole world have a single accepted language, which language has global acceptance for official transactions?
    • A. 

      Latin

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      Spanish

    • D. 

      English

  • 3. 
    Every country has their own tribal, national language and official language. What is the lingua franca of the world?
    • A. 

      Portuguese

    • B. 

      Mandarin

    • C. 

      Latin

    • D. 

      English

  • 4. 
    Ethnicity comes into play in choosing a language for national interest in a country, the widely spoken language in Africa regions is?
    • A. 

      French

    • B. 

      English

    • C. 

      Spanish

    • D. 

      Portuguese

  • 5. 
    There is always improvement and discovery of new word every year, modern grammatical change in English is as result of?
    • A. 

      Latin

    • B. 

      English Braille

    • C. 

      Lingua franca

    • D. 

      Indo-European

  • 6. 
    The English language has always been the most popular language of the world since prehistory to modern time has been influenced by?
    • A. 

      French language

    • B. 

      Spanish language

    • C. 

      Foreign language

    • D. 

      Germanic languages

  • 7. 
    Almost all nation of the world speaks English save a few, the estimated number of English speaking nationwide is?
    • A. 

      110 – 230 million

    • B. 

      210 - 250 million

    • C. 

      200 – 440 million

    • D. 

      360 - 400 million

  • 8. 
    Colonial masters on their mission in time past have been bringing the English language to their host communities in order to communicate easily, how did British Empire spread the English language?
    • A. 

      War conquest

    • B. 

      Travel and tour

    • C. 

      Migration and trade

    • D. 

      Colonies and geopolitical dominance

  • 9. 
    Collection of the word and their meaning will have been a cumbersome task for the modern age if not for the insight of intelligent individual that collects words and meaning into a single book called dictionary of English which was published by?
    • A. 

      Daniel Webster

    • B. 

      Miriam Webster

    • C. 

      Isaac Newton

    • D. 

      Samuel Johnson

  • 10. 
    Collection of words and meaning are a work of years before it gained publication, which year did the first English dictionary published
    • A. 

      1900

    • B. 

      1860

    • C. 

      1828

    • D. 

      1755

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