Test Your Knowledge Of Basic Phrases

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Phrase Quizzes & Trivia

Zulu is one of the official languages of South Africa and is a member of the Bantu/Nguni family of languages and spoken by over 9 million people in Africa alone. Do you know any common Zulu phrases? Take up the quiz below and see how well you will do in South Africa.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the  translation of  Ngilambile?
    • A. 

      I'm tired.

    • B. 

      I'm thirsty.

    • C. 

      I'm hungry.

    • D. 

      I'm angry.

  • 2. 
    What is the  translation of  Hamba kahle?
    • A. 

      Hello

    • B. 

      Goodbye

    • C. 

      Sleep well

    • D. 

      Bon appetit

  • 3. 
    What is the translation of Ngiphethwe yikhanda?
    • A. 

      I have a stomach ache

    • B. 

      I am feeling ill

    • C. 

      I am tired

    • D. 

      I have a head ache

  • 4. 
    What is the translation of Ngiyabonga?
    • A. 

      I see you

    • B. 

      I love you

    • C. 

      Thank you

    • D. 

      Please

  • 5. 
    What is the translation of Ushadile na?
    • A. 

      Are you married?

    • B. 

      Are you finished?

    • C. 

      Are you hungry?

    • D. 

      Are you coming?

  • 6. 
    What is the translation of Ngiyaxolisa?
    • A. 

      I'm late

    • B. 

      I'm sorry

    • C. 

      I'm grateful

    • D. 

      I'm tired

  • 7. 
    What is the translation of Uvelaphi?
    • A. 

      Where do you work?

    • B. 

      Where do you study?

    • C. 

      Where do you live?

    • D. 

      Where do you originate from?

  • 8. 
    What is the translation of Kuyashisa?
    • A. 

      It's cold

    • B. 

      It's hot

    • C. 

      It's clear

    • D. 

      It's raining

  • 9. 
    What's the translation of Ngithanda ibhola.
    • A. 

      I love tennis

    • B. 

      I love rugby

    • C. 

      I love football

    • D. 

      I love cricket

  • 10. 
    What is the translation of Wenzani?
    • A. 

      What are you doing?

    • B. 

      What are you saying?

    • C. 

      What are you thinking?

    • D. 

      What are you eating?

  • 11. 
    What is the translation of Akekho?
    • A. 

      He/she is here

    • B. 

      He/she is not here

    • C. 

      He/she is busy

    • D. 

      He/she is coming

  • 12. 
    What is the translation of Yini le?
    • A. 

      Who is this?

    • B. 

      What are you saying?

    • C. 

      What is this?

    • D. 

      What is that?

  • 13. 
    What is the translation of Halala!!
    • A. 

      Watch out!

    • B. 

      Keep out!

    • C. 

      Congratulations!

    • D. 

      Good luck!

  • 14. 
    What is the translation of Malini?
    • A. 

      What money should I use?

    • B. 

      Where can I draw money?

    • C. 

      Where is the money?

    • D. 

      How much is it?

  • 15. 
    What is the translation of Ngiyajabula
    • A. 

      I am sad

    • B. 

      I am happy

    • C. 

      I am tired

    • D. 

      I am cross