The Weird Words of the English Language Quiz
You might feel that you're the king or queen of the English language when using common words or phrases, but how well do you think you'd do when trying to decipher some of the strangest words and phrases that this fabulous language has to offer?
Which Language is This Word From?
Since English is a borrower of words from every language imaginable, how well do you think you know the etymology of common English words? Take this quiz and you'll find out! What is this English word's language of origin?
Which Language IS IT?
It is up to you to figure out which language it is written in, and, in the end, what the sentence actually says! Which language is this? Arabic Persian Urdu Kurdish Which language is this? Indonesian Thai Hindi Russian Which language is this? Latin Greek Spanish Portguese Which language is this?
English Quiz: Complete the Proverb!
Do you know your English sayings and proverbs? This quiz will test your knowledge of 21 different English proverbs. You will be given the first half and asked to complete it. Good luck! "When in Rome..." This phrase is believed to have been coined by st.
Can You Identify the Language From a Lone Sentence? (Part II)
Which language is this sentence in? Indonesian Hindi Filipino Persian Which language is this sentence in? Afrikaans German Dutch Swahili Which language is this sentence in? Bulgarian Hungaraian French Spanish Which language is this sentence in?
Can Your English Survive This Quiz?
War Wisdom Knowledge Insight Skill That's a Fail It may be time to go back and read a few more books or practice with some more of our English quizzes to get back that English prowess you once had. If you are learning English, then you still have some ways to go, we're afraid.
Can You Complete the English Proverb?
In this quiz, we'd like to challenge you to finish these 17 old English proverbs. Can you do it?
Define These English Words
Prepare your English lexicon so we can test it! Identify and explain the following 15 rare English words... Pick the correct definition of the word. Flat bread-cake Robber Livestock manager A type of small boat Pick the correct definition of the word.
Which English Word Should You Use?
Do YOU know which English word to use? If so then we invite you to give this language quiz a shot and see just how far your knowledge of the English language extends. Best of luck to you! What do you see? Many sheep. Many sheeps Many sheep Be careful not to _____ . Lose is correct.
Which Era of English Influenced You?
"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.
Can You Identify the Language From a Lone Sentence?
Choose the language you think the sentence is in. Polish German Finnish Swedish Choose the language you think the sentence is in. French Spanish Portuguese Italian Choose the language you think the sentence is in. Japanese Chinese Korean Hindi Choose the language you think the sentence is in.
Where Did These English Words Come From?
English is a remarkable language. It's so easy to learn and understand that it's little wonder it's the most "international" language, taking the place of French. Part of why it's so comfortable is that it borrows so many of its words from other languages.
Can You Complete These Common English Sayings?
Think you're a master of the English language? If so, then completing these common English sayings and expressions should be a walk in the park for you, despite the fact that only 20% of American adults can get them all right!
Which Language Is This Sentence In?
Can you figure out these languages? There are THOUSANDS of languages in the world, over 2,000, in fact, and some say it's actually many more. Each has its own history, rules and of course - look and writing system. Can you identify the following languages from just one sentence? Give it a try!
Do You Know Enough English For This Quiz?
Language used for interrogation purposes Choose the best answer. Examples: Coherence, malevolence, adolescence -ence -ator -ens -ist Choose the best answer. Interrogation Interjection Preposition Conjunction Choose the best answer. Antebellum Prebellum Westbellum Northbellum Choose the best answer.
A Tricky English Vocabulary Quiz!
Certain students say that they chose to study English at a post-secondary level, because they felt that it was an 'easier' option than many other subjects. Little did they know, that many sections of the exam are extremely challenging, especially for a student who decides to take it lightly.
Do You Speak Modern or an Older Form of English?
Do You Know These Words and Phrases In Old English?
If so, you might consider yourself an expert of Old English, though, technically speaking, this era in the development of the English language is formally called Early Modern or Shakespearean English.
What Do You Remember of English?
English is a complicated language with an incredible history. One does not need too much about it to use it well or indeed even write the best novel ever written. If you'd like you can try again.
Will You Complete These English Proverbs?
English is a wonderful language, full of wise sayings and old proverbs that still make a ton of sense today. You probably know a lot more of them than you realize, as they seem to be absorbed by most people through life. How many of these proverbs do you think you can finish yourself?
How Much Do You Know About English?
The English language is the third most spoken today, but the most spoken internationally, in the seas and in the air by international pilots. It is the language most international internet users read, and has given the world some of the most magnificent works of art.
Tease Apart 15 Confusing English Words with This Fun Quiz
English spelling can be really chaotic and confusing, as some words are just too alike. Take ‘gaff’ and ‘gaffe’, which are pronounced the same, but the former is a type of weapon, whereas the latter is a social misstep, a faux pas, if you will.
Think Your English Is Perfect? You'll Find Out Soon Enough
Do you think you're a master of the English language? Are you confident that you know the plurals of some of the trickiest words that this gargantuan language has to offer? Then give this language quiz a try, and you'll find out soon enough! What is the plural of diagnosis?
Can You Complete These 15 English Phrases?
English is an incredibly deep language with so many different sayings, proverbs and phrases. Do you know the common English phrases and proverbs used throughout the centuries? "Half a loaf is better than ." "Half a loaf is better than no loaf."