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Quizzes on various languages from around the world. Explore and enjoy!

  There are 694 quizzes in this category.
Take Languages - The Mixed Quiz ( Scores )
What do you know about this topic? Play this mixed game to try a little bit of everything!
folder Sign Languages (11) folder Worldwide Greetings! (21)
folder Afrikaans (7) folder Arabic (5)
folder Armenian (2) folder Bulgarian (3)
folder Chinese (25) folder Croatian (2)
folder Czech (2) folder Danish (3)
folder Dutch (23) category English
folder Esperanto (6) folder Estonian (1)
folder Filipino (11) folder Finnish (3)
folder French (95) folder Gaelic (7)
folder German (27) folder Greek (11)
folder Hebrew and Yiddish (16) folder Hungarian (3)
folder Icelandic (3) folder India, Languages of (25)
folder Indonesian (3) folder Italian (40)
folder Japanese (17) folder Korean (9)
folder Latin (45) folder Malay (9)
folder Maltese (2) folder Manx (1)
folder North American Native Languages (4) folder Norwegian (5)
folder Pacific Islands Languages (10) folder Polish (6)
folder Portuguese (6) folder Romanian (3)
folder Russian (8) folder Serbian (4)
folder Sesotho (2) folder Slovene (1)
folder Spanish (75) folder Swahili (1)
folder Swedish (4) folder Thai (3)
folder Turkish (1) folder Urdu (5)
folder Vietnamese (6) folder Welsh (15)
folder Zulu (1)
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Afrikaans to Zulu

An epic A to Z tour of the world's languages. We'll be hitting every letter except V and every continent but Antarctica. Enjoy!
Tough (25 qns)
pu2-ke-qi-ri
Jan 04 08
19815 plays
2
What I Bought On eBay

I was bored with just buying from eBay's UK site, so I spread my wings and made some bids on a few things from other countries. What could possibly go wrong with that? Let's see!
Average (10 qns)
rossian
Jan 29 10
3672 plays
3
A World of Languages

Globalisation, you say. - Of course, but this does not yet mean it's a one-language-world, as this quiz tries to illustrate. Multiple choice for all questions.
Tough (10 qns)
flem-ish
May 11 01
9354 plays
4
The Art of Translation (mainly German examples)

Formerly, translation was widely used in teaching foreign languages, and the more advanced pupils gained some idea of what translation is about. This is often no longer the case.
Average (10 qns)
bloomsby
Aug 22 13
333 plays
5
A Brand (New) Language

Brand names are one way to investigate the power and scope of world languages. See if you can figure out what these different brand names are trying to say. Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
kyleisalive
Apr 10 11
762 plays
6
Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers

We all have a lot of fun repeating tongue twisters in our own native English but what happens when we try to repeat them in another language?
Average (10 qns)
Plodd
Sep 08 09
1245 plays
7
When Cats Attempt to take Over the World

The cat conspiracy is on! You thwarted last year's attempted dog coup, but cats are much smarter. Luckily, you've intercepted several messages by cat operatives; you just need to determine the language. The only clue you have is the word "cat".
Average (10 qns)
PDAZ
Nov 01 09
8028 plays
8
May the Kraft Be With You!

In Germany (and Sweden), 'kraft' means force; this doesn't mean that Luke Skywalker stopped the Sith with safety scissors and glue, though. See if you can pick out the foreign words or languages found in these "Star Wars" references. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
kyleisalive
Jan 21 11
576 plays
9
Romance Languages

Romance languages are the languages descended from Latin, the language of ancient Romans. Find out more about them!
Average (10 qns)
Beatka
Oct 18 02
2898 plays
10
Dog Will Have His Day

Dog may be man's best friend, but his mortal enemy, Cat, brags about being more revered. So Dog sets out on a journey to see how dogs are treated around the world. Can you pick the languages of the countries he visits based on their word for "dog"?
Easy (10 qns)
PDAZ
Jul 07 11
2370 plays
11
Cat Got Your Tongue?

Travel the world, and you'll see amazing things and meet amazing people -- but you can't do it all in English. Can you say "I don't understand," "Do you speak English?", or "I don't speak _____" in these ten languages ... or has the cat got your tongue?
Average (10 qns)
CellarDoor
Feb 02 13
693 plays
12
It's Harder in Other Languages

According to a popular expression, things can be 'as easy as 1, 2, 3!' But, it's harder in other languages. Can you count to three in ten worldwide languages?
Average (10 qns)
guitargoddess
Nov 22 10
1089 plays
13
Racing Through World Languages

This quiz will ask you to identify which language is being spoken as you travel the world in the "Amazing Race".
Easy (10 qns)
tazman6619
Feb 19 12
5328 plays
14
Extinct Languages of the World

Language can almost be considered a living thing. Languages are gradually born, can become endangered, and even become extinct. Here are a few questions on some of these languages which have died out and no longer have any native speakers.
Average (10 qns)
dcpddc478
Feb 20 12
4005 plays
15
Fanatics Cheering Around the World

Australian tennis fans have been nicknamed the Fanatics. Can you recognize some of the chants they use and hear as they travel around the world? (Note that diacritical marks have not been included.)
Average (10 qns)
looney_tunes
Mar 06 12
3993 plays
16
Language Families Match

I'll give you a couple of languages and you match them with their family or sub-family. This is a simplified look at some language groupings. Have fun!
Very Easy (10 qns)
shvdotr
Apr 20 16
540 plays
17
Le French Foreign Legion

Je m'appelle Capitaine Plodette of Le French Foreign Legion. I know a leetle English which will help me explain to you the language barriers I face when I train new recruits from around the world. Help me to translate pleeze.
Average (10 qns)
Plodd
Feb 21 12
3681 plays
18
Sign of the Times

As I studied British Sign Language and Deaf Culture for two years, I thought I'd introduce you to the basics.
Tough (10 qns)
MissCirrus
Mar 16 16
108 plays
19
You Talk Too Much!

Language is part of every culture on earth. Languages grow and decline and even go extinct. Here are 10 questions about a variety of topics dealing with world languages.
Average (10 qns)
dcpddc478
Nov 18 12
570 plays
20
Languages and Language Families

This is a tough quiz about languages and language families of the world. Enjoy.
Tough (10 qns)
Maiguy
Jun 05 07
1167 plays
21
Endangered Languages

Like plant and animal species, when a language becomes extinct, it's gone forever. Over half of the world's 6800 languages are endangered. Here are ten questions about language loss and language rescue.
Average (10 qns)
LilahDeDah
Sep 09 05
1167 plays
22
Languages of the World

There are thousands of languages, some spoken by millions, some almost extinct.
Tough (15 qns)
queenofsheba
Nov 28 06
1722 plays
23
Sign Here

Having grown up with several deaf friends, American Sign Language has always been intriguing to me. Hopefully, by the end of this quiz, it will be to you too! Please note, unless otherwise specified, I am using ASL signs.
Average (10 qns)
NovaLuna
Nov 04 13
168 plays
24
Extinct Languages of Europe

How many languages died since the dawn of humanity? Nobody knows. This quiz is to learn something more about a bunch of European languages now disappeared. (Most of the information is from the excellent site Ethnologue.com)
Difficult (10 qns)
zordy
Dec 06 06
771 plays
25
World Languages

Test your knowledge of the languages of the world.
Difficult (10 qns)
poultrybot
May 27 11
531 plays
26
Words Which Express Concepts

You will be given ten words which express whole concepts, and as such cannot be easily translated into a single English word. You will be asked to match each word up with its language of origin.
Average (10 qns)
chessart
Apr 26 16
294 plays
27
My Disaster Trip with Languages

It was a disaster! Please have a look at my diary of a recent trip where these obscure languages are still spoken. Sometimes it just doesn't pay to know only English.
Difficult (10 qns)
exit10
Oct 19 02
1452 plays
28
Body Parts in Romance Languages

A simple test for those who love to learn other languages. I mention a body part in various languages and give you a clue. You just have to pick the correct name in English. Have fun!
Very Easy (10 qns)
Ludax
Apr 19 09
3603 plays
29
Language Family Values

Test your knowledge of world languages, and the language families or subgroups they belong to. Be warned - some of these languages are more obscure than others.
Tough (10 qns)
Kankurette
Jun 25 13
393 plays
30
In Any Language

For this quiz, I will translate a word into three different languages. You will have to figure out what the word is in English. Good luck!
Easy (10 qns)
me132
Nov 29 05
4656 plays
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