Do You Know The Facts About The English Language?

The English language is tricky - it has changed over time and is continually developing. But what do you know about it? Take this quiz to test your English facts!
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It is said that the most frequently used letter is...
A
E
O
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There is no rhyme for the word...
Orange
Mouldy
Center
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_______________ must speak English.
Nannies
International pilots
Doctors
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"A quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" is a....
Algorithm
Pangram
Anagram
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The word "alphabet" has its roots in...
Latin
Colonial dialect
The first two letters of the Greek alphabet
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"I like cats, dogs, and fish." The second comma is called an...
Oxford comma
Osgood comma
Duplex
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The longest word in the English language is a term for...
A mountain
A type of algae
Lung disease
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"Girl" once meant...
A boy
A girl or a boy
A teenager
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"Daisy" means...
Day's eye
Day's view
Each day
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An "ombrifuge" is...
A type of bus
Something that protects from the rain
A reflection of a rainbow
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The most common adjective is...
Good
Pretty
Tall
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"Noon" orignally meant...
1 pm
2 pm
3 pm
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1
It is said that the most frequently used letter is...
A
E
O
2
There is no rhyme for the word...
Orange
Mouldy
Center
3
_______________ must speak English.
Nannies
International pilots
Doctors
4
"A quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" is a....
Algorithm
Pangram
Anagram
5
The word "alphabet" has its roots in...
Latin
Colonial dialect
The first two letters of the Greek alphabet
6
"I like cats, dogs, and fish." The second comma is called an...
Oxford comma
Osgood comma
Duplex
7
The longest word in the English language is a term for...
A mountain
A type of algae
Lung disease
8
"Girl" once meant...
A boy
A girl or a boy
A teenager
9
"Daisy" means...
Day's eye
Day's view
Each day
10
An "ombrifuge" is...
A type of bus
Something that protects from the rain
A reflection of a rainbow
11
The most common adjective is...
Good
Pretty
Tall
12
"Noon" orignally meant...
1 pm
2 pm
3 pm