A Quiz About The Arabic Language

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A Quiz About The Arabic Language - Quiz

There are many Arabic dialects in the world. Classical Arabic was originally the dialect of Mecca in what is now Saudi Arabia. It is one of the greatest languages in existence and very hard to learn. The quiz below is designed to see how much you understand about it. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Whats the arabic language rank in the world ?

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      Six

    • C.

      Eight

    • D.

      Three

    • E.

      Tenth

    Correct Answer
    B. Six
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "six". This suggests that Arabic is ranked as the sixth most spoken language in the world.

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  • 2. 

    How many basic letters are in the arabian language ?

    • A.

      17

    • B.

      23

    • C.

      19

    • D.

      28

    • E.

      30

    Correct Answer
    D. 28
    Explanation
    There are 28 basic letters in the Arabic language.

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  • 3. 

    What are the two types of arabic language ?

    • A.

      Classical Arabic & Modern Standard Arabic

    • B.

      Universal Arabic & Standard Arabic

    • C.

      Classical Arabic & Universal Arabic

    • D.

      Notable Arabic & Classical Arabic

    • E.

      Standard Arabic & Numbered Arabic

    Correct Answer
    A. Classical Arabic & Modern Standard Arabic
    Explanation
    Classical Arabic and Modern Standard Arabic are the two types of Arabic language. Classical Arabic refers to the language used in the Quran and classical texts, while Modern Standard Arabic is the standardized form used in modern communication, such as in media, literature, and official documents. These two types have slight differences in vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation, but they are mutually intelligible and serve as the basis for understanding and communicating in Arabic-speaking countries.

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  • 4. 

    What does the Modern Standard Arabic belong to ?

    • A.

      Classical language

    • B.

      Maltese language

    • C.

      Semitic language family

    • D.

      Qur’anical Arabic language

    • E.

      Tigre language

    Correct Answer
    C. Semitic language family
    Explanation
    Modern Standard Arabic belongs to the Semitic language family. The Semitic language family includes various languages such as Arabic, Hebrew, Amharic, and Tigrinya. Modern Standard Arabic is the standardized form of the Arabic language that is used in formal settings, such as in literature, media, and education, across the Arab world. It is based on Classical Arabic, the language of the Quran, and is understood by speakers of different Arabic dialects.

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  • 5. 

    3 exaples of the Arabic language are ?

    • A.

      Tigra , Punic,Coastal

    • B.

      Nabatean, Amorite,English

    • C.

      Modern,Classic,Hebrew

    • D.

      Hebrew,Jamican,French

    • E.

      Akkadian, Phonoecian, Punic

    Correct Answer
    E. Akkadian, Phonoecian, Punic
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Akkadian, Phoenician, Punic. These three examples are all ancient Semitic languages that were spoken in the Middle East. Akkadian was the language of the Akkadian Empire and was widely used in Mesopotamia. Phoenician was spoken by the Phoenician civilization and was influential in the Mediterranean region. Punic was a later form of Phoenician that was spoken in Carthage and other parts of the Western Mediterranean. These languages played significant roles in trade, culture, and communication in their respective time periods.

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