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How Influenced Are You by Older Forms of English?

"They have been at a great feast of languages, and stolen the scraps." You may be surprised to know that you speak many an ancient word in your everyday language. Much of what we say is heavily influenced by other eras of English, such as Shakespearean or Colonial times. Take our quiz and pick the words that most come to mind, you may be surprised by what era of English you use the most!
 
 
The study of the human body is also known as the study of the human...
Anatomy
Organism
Cytology
Etiology
 
The things that you own, are also known as your...
Belongings
Stuff
Property
Possessions
 
Someone who wears trendy clothes can be described as...
Fashionable
Chic
Stylish
Swanky
 
During a long silence, one can feel quite...
Uncomfortable
Embarrassed
Annoyed
Awkward
 
When something is so quiet you can't even hear it, you can describe it as...
Inaudible
Noiseless
Silent
Hushed
 
When you can't stop consuming something, like cigarettes or alcohol, you could have...
A dependence
An addiction
A habit
An inclination
 
A particular gleam of sunlight can be...
Bedazzling
Blinding
Dazing
Enchanting
 
When things don't go your way, you can feel quite...
Disheartened
Discouraged
Deterred
Daunted
 
When you've had a busy day, you can say that your day was rather...
Exciting
Eventful
Active
Remarkable
 
When individuals appear to be too pleased with themselves, you can say that they are...
Smug
Pompous
Conceited
Narcissistic
 
When you go to sleep, you usually put on your:
Pajamas
Loungewear
Sleeper
Nightie
 
When you get paid for your work, you receive...
A wage
A salary
Compensation
Pay
 
What do you carry your money in?
A wallet
A purse
A pocket
A pouch
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