Translation Quizzes

Today's Featured Game

Identify the (Dead) Language
They've been well-preserved, we promise.
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From the Sporcle Archives:
In Plain English: Julius Caesar

More Recent Games

Russian Language Literature Match
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You won't be Putin down these books.
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Valentine's Day Translation Mayhem
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Love is a lot more than just a four-letter word.
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Gloria in Excelsis Matching
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Match the Latin of the 'Gloria in Excelsis' hymn to the English translation.
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Countries of the World... In Italian (Redux)
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It looks like those Italians are Roman around the globe again.
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Jabberwocky: French & German
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'Tis brillig
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January Language Match-up
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Join up January
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In 6 Languages: Family Members
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Never let an angry sister comb your hair (Patricia McCann)
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European National Anthems by translated first line
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No need to sit down for this one.
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Italian: “The Godfather” Style
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It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
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How Many Ways Can I Say I'm Sorry?
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Sporcle's hardest word to say.
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What Did You Call My Book?
Some of these books sound so much cooler in their original languages.
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British Expressions
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Lor-love-a-duck!
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Thank You: A Languages Word Cloud (Map)
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Thank-Yous rain supreme.
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Harry Potter: Find the 'British' Word
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For each brief quote from 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone', can you pick the ONE word that was changed for the American edition?
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Click a Cat: Language Edition
Can you get the purrfect score?
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British vs. American Food Fight
Brits and Americans have about an equal chance with this one.
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Five Language Continent Match
Before traveling, develop your language skills or your charades skills. Your choice.
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Spanish Question Words
We learned all the Spanish we've ever needed from the movie Encino Man.
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Japanese Words You Probably Know
Say sayonara to only knowing one language.
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In 6 Languages: Olympic Sports
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Are you a linguistic hexathlete?
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Colors in Different Languages
Languages are really going to have to get more creative with the word orange.
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In 6 Languages: Fruit
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Oh Yes! We have no bananas ...
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