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Quiz about European Language Mixup
Quiz about European Language Mixup

European Language Mix-up Trivia Quiz


Here is a little mix-up game with European languages. Find the intruder! I'll give you an English word and then you find the word which is NOT the equivalent! Languages used: French, Italian, German and Spanish. Good Luck!

A multiple-choice quiz by Bruyere. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
Bruyere
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
33,869
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
1883
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Question 1 of 10
1. Which of the following does not mean 'butter' in French, English, Italian, German or Spanish? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. The word for "squirrel" is different in many languages. Can you find the word that does not mean "squirrel"? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. One of these means parrot and not butterfly. Find the word which does NOT mean butterfly. Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. One of these does not mean "bread". Find the outsider. Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. One of these does not mean "bat" in a European language. Can you find the intruder? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Which of these does NOT mean "bee" in a European language? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Which of these does NOT mean "snow"? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Which of these words does NOT mean dog? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Which of these words does NOT mean "frog" in a European language? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Which of these does NOT mean Cinderella? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Which of the following does not mean 'butter' in French, English, Italian, German or Spanish?

Answer: bourriquet

Bourriquet is what Eeyore is in Winnie the Pooh.
2. The word for "squirrel" is different in many languages. Can you find the word that does not mean "squirrel"?

Answer: soccorso

soccorso=help in Italian.
3. One of these means parrot and not butterfly. Find the word which does NOT mean butterfly.

Answer: papagallo

Pappagallo is a parrot in Italian.
4. One of these does not mean "bread". Find the outsider.

Answer: panne

Panne is a breakdown in French. 'En Panne' is what you see taped to the Coke machine or a car.
5. One of these does not mean "bat" in a European language. Can you find the intruder?

Answer: baratte

Baratte means butter churn in French. The others mean bat in German, French and Italian.
6. Which of these does NOT mean "bee" in a European language?

Answer: Honig

Honig is honey in German and the others are the German, Italian and French versions of the bee.
7. Which of these does NOT mean "snow"?

Answer: nez

Nez means nose in French.
8. Which of these words does NOT mean dog?

Answer: canne

Canne means female duck or cane in French.
9. Which of these words does NOT mean "frog" in a European language?

Answer: fraiche

Fraiche is the feminine for fresh or cool in French.
10. Which of these does NOT mean Cinderella?

Answer: Cendrier

Cendrier is an ashtray in French. The others are Italian, French and German versions of Cinderella.
Source: Author Bruyere

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