Languages Trivia!

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Languages Trivia!

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  • 1. 
    Which is NOT an official language of Switzerland?
    • A. 

      French

    • B. 

      Spanish

    • C. 

      German

    • D. 

      Italian

  • 2. 
    Which is a language isolate or has no relation to any other languages?
    • A. 

      Spanish

    • B. 

      Chinese

    • C. 

      Korean

    • D. 

      Danish

  • 3. 
    Which languages are related?
    • A. 

      German and French

    • B. 

      Lao and Thai

    • C. 

      Swahili and Afrikaans

    • D. 

      Chinese and Korean

  • 4. 
    Which Asian language is NOT tonal?
    • A. 

      Thai

    • B. 

      Chinese

    • C. 

      Khmer

    • D. 

      Vietnamese

  • 5. 
    What is an official language of Israel following its revival in the late 19th century?
    • A. 

      Russian

    • B. 

      Farsi

    • C. 

      Hebrew

    • D. 

      English

  • 6. 
    What is spoken in Brazil and by a small margin, the most spoken language in South America?
    • A. 

      Spanish

    • B. 

      Portuguese

    • C. 

      French

    • D. 

      Italian

  • 7. 
    Which is a major language spoken in southern India?
    • A. 

      Hindi

    • B. 

      Tamil

    • C. 

      Bengali

    • D. 

      Malayalam

  • 8. 
    At nearly 1 billion people, which language has the most native speakers in the world?
    • A. 

      Mandarin

    • B. 

      English

    • C. 

      Spanish

    • D. 

      Russian

  • 9. 
    What language in Southeast Asia uses a modified Latin alphabet?
    • A. 

      Khmer

    • B. 

      Burmese

    • C. 

      Vietnamese

    • D. 

      Thai

  • 10. 
    If you were to take the Hajj to Mecca, what language would be most useful?
    • A. 

      Arabic

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      Farsi

    • D. 

      Greek

  • 11. 
    Which is NOT a Slavic language?
    • A. 

      Estonian

    • B. 

      Russian

    • C. 

      Belarusian

    • D. 

      Czech

  • 12. 
    Which dialect is predominant in the Guangdong region of China?
    • A. 

      Mandarin

    • B. 

      Cantonese

    • C. 

      Wu

    • D. 

      Hokkien

  • 13. 
    Which country has the most Spanish speakers in the world?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      Mexico

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      Argentina

  • 14. 
    Which is an official language of Afghanistan?
    • A. 

      Pashto

    • B. 

      Arabic

    • C. 

      Hebrew

    • D. 

      Russian

  • 15. 
    What are the official languages of Cyprus?
    • A. 

      Greek and Turkish

    • B. 

      English and French

    • C. 

      Greek and Italian

    • D. 

      English and Spanish

  • 16. 
    What is the official language of Iran?
    • A. 

      Farsi

    • B. 

      Arabic

    • C. 

      Kurdish

    • D. 

      Turkish

  • 17. 
    What is the most spoken language of North Africa?
    • A. 

      Arabic

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      Swahili

    • D. 

      English

  • 18. 
    Which is NOT a variety of Serbo-Croatian?
    • A. 

      Serbian

    • B. 

      Albanian

    • C. 

      Bosnian

    • D. 

      Montenegrin

  • 19. 
    Which language is related to German?
    • A. 

      Dutch

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      Slovakian

    • D. 

      Finnish

  • 20. 
    Which is a Turkic language spoken in Central Asia?
    • A. 

      Arabic

    • B. 

      Kazakh

    • C. 

      Pashto

    • D. 

      Farsi

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