Dictionary Quizzes & Trivia

It is one of the most common books in the world that you have never read entirely. You check it every time you do not understand a word and it never fails to deliver. It is hard to imagine a modern-day world without dictionaries. Nevertheless, how much do we really know about dictionaries themselves? Enough to answer some questions about them? Let’s give it a try then.

What are the oldest dictionaries ever discovered in the world? In what year was the first English monolingual dictionary published? What is the approximate number of words listed by the Oxford English Dictionary? What is considered to be the most difficult aspect of creating a bilingual dictionary? Answer all the questions and make sure you don’t run out of words.
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For those who want to redeem themselves! Be forewarned: questions are longer which might make them seem harder! But there's only 12 of them!

Questions: 12  |  Attempts: 766   |  Last updated: Oct 13, 2015
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    What is the longest word that starts with Z in the English dictionary?

Practice making the PLAIN PRESENT (dictionary) form from the POLITE (masu) form. Remember, working out which GROUP the verb belongs to first will help.

Questions: 24  |  Attempts: 1163   |  Last updated: Jan 3, 2013

This quiz is on how to use a dictionary. You will tell me wihich words are in the correct order.

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 361   |  Last updated: Jul 30, 2011
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    Which order would put these words in dictionary form?dog,cat, kick, zoo 

This quiz consists 25 questions, you have 40 minutes and you may use your dictionary. Good luck.

Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 183   |  Last updated: Jan 28, 2013
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    A : My son was promoted yesterday. B : ............



Questions: 21  |  Attempts: 374   |  Last updated: Dec 7, 2014
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    The rhyme of a syllable is optional.

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All of my friends bring oxford dictionaries.
All of my friends had brought oxford dictionaries.Past perfect tense menggunakan rumus S + Had + Verb3, jadi apapun subjeknya akan menggunakan had, dan verb3 dari bring adalah brought. Pilihan B adalah present perfect tense.
Please write a brief paragraph to tell me about the steps to finding a word in the dictionary.
Page guidance, then know the spelling of the word. know your alphapets