True or False: Language Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated Aug 30, 2012

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12 Plays Today
Hint True/ False % Correct
The ~ symbol is called a 'tilde'???
79.4%
South Africa has 11 official languages???
79%
'Hombre' is Spanish for 'man'???
78.3%
'Z' is the least frequently occurring letter in the OED???
72.5%
Bengali is the most spoken language in India???
71.9%
'Kock' is Swedish for 'chef'???
71.2%
'Cheval' is French for 'cow'???
67.4%
The Rosetta Stone contains an Ancient Greek section???
66.4%
The dot above an 'i' or 'j' is called a 'tittle'???
65.4%
There are 24 letters in the Greek alphabet???
64.7%
The word 'trivia' is an adjective???
64.4%
In Welsh a microwave is known as a 'popty ping'???
63.6%
Portuguese is the official language of Mozambique???
61.9%
Spanish is the official language of Suriname???
61.5%
'To', 'Too', and 'Two' are heteronyms???
60.9%
Hint True/ False % Correct
There are no single word anagrams of the word 'anagram'???
56.8%
There are more native Japanese speakers than native French speakers???
55.7%
'The' is the most common word in the English language???
55.3%
Another name for the '@' symbol is an 'octothorpe'???
54.5%
More living languages originate in N/S America than Europe???
49.1%
Nigeria is the country with most indigenous languages???
47.2%
More people speak Wu Chinese than Cantonese???
45.1%
More people speak Kyrgyz than Uzbek???
44.6%
German is one of the official languages of the UN???
44.4%
The language of 'Malayalam' is the longest OED palindrome???
44.1%
The top row of a Dvorak keyboard is 'D V O R A K I L M'???
41%
There is no German word meaning 'fluffy'???
40.1%
Currently over 10,000 languages are spoken worldwide???
33.6%
There are more 5 letter words than 12 letter words???
30.7%
The Russian Cyrillic alphabet contains 29 letters???
26.6%
 
Number % Answered
30 (all)
1%
26-29
1.4%
22-25
8.9%
18-21
33.5%
14-17
41.5%
10-13
9.2%
6-9
1.9%
2-5
2%
1-1
0.5%

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