How Much Do You Know About Other Languages?

Your English may be great, but how familiar are you with foreign languages? Take this quiz to test your language know-how!
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Some Slavic languages use the ___________ alphabet.
Latin
Arabic
Cyrillic
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Approximately how many Chinese characters are there?
Over 50,000
12,000
Over 200,000
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How many official UN laguages are there?
3
5
6
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Which auxiliary language has thrived?
Esperanto
Espadral
Estoranto
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Approximately how many lanugages are said to be in use today?
1,000
2,000
7,000
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___% of the world speaks some English.
10
15
25
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A __________ is a person who can speak many languages.
Piliglot
Polyglot
Multispeaker
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What is the official language of the United States?
English
English and Spanish
It doesn't have one
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Rotokas has the smallest alphabet. It has how many letters?
12
14
18
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Up to 70% of English is based on...
Greek
French
Latin
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It is said that over ______ languages are spoken in London alone.
50
100
300
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Which side of the brain is primarily responsible for language learning?
Left
Right
Middle
Result
You aren't familiar with other languages. Perfect one, even if it is just your mother tongue!

C+, Sticking To What You Know

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You know some information about languages. Keep learning about the many languages around us!

B+, Learning

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You know a lot about languages. Good for you for recognizing the importance of global knowledge!

A+, Multicultural

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1
Some Slavic languages use the ___________ alphabet.
Latin
Arabic
Cyrillic
2
Approximately how many Chinese characters are there?
Over 50,000
12,000
Over 200,000
3
How many official UN laguages are there?
3
5
6
4
Which auxiliary language has thrived?
Esperanto
Espadral
Estoranto
5
Approximately how many lanugages are said to be in use today?
1,000
2,000
7,000
6
___% of the world speaks some English.
10
15
25
7
A __________ is a person who can speak many languages.
Piliglot
Polyglot
Multispeaker
8
What is the official language of the United States?
English
English and Spanish
It doesn't have one
9
Rotokas has the smallest alphabet. It has how many letters?
12
14
18
10
Up to 70% of English is based on...
Greek
French
Latin
11
It is said that over ______ languages are spoken in London alone.
50
100
300
12
Which side of the brain is primarily responsible for language learning?
Left
Right
Middle