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The Foreign Words Used in English Quiz

Vitamins? Cheetah? Ketchup? Non of these words are purely English - what is their origin language? 8 Questions.

 
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The word ''bungalow'' is of which language's origin, the first mention of the word is found in the 1670s as the word ''bangla''?

  • Hindi
  • Greek
  • Irish
  • Malay

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The word ''ketchup'' is of which language's origin, the word is first mentioned in 1711 as the word ''kichap''?

  • Russian
  • Malay
  • German
  • Swahili

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The word ''hamburger'' is of which language's origin, the original word for the meat was first recorded in 1884 as ''hamburg steak''?

  • Greek
  • German
  • Swedish
  • French

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The word ''horde'' is of which language's origin, originally a West Turkic word for ''camp army'' was transferred to English by a Slavic language?

  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Lithuanian
  • Serbian

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The word ''iceberg'' is of which country's origin, the word was first used in 1774 as ''ijsberg'' literally ''ice mountain''?

  • Russian
  • Finnish
  • Dutch
  • Icelandic

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The word ''potato'' is of which language's origin, it was first transferred from the Haitian language, where the vegetable is known as ''batata''?

  • Portuguese
  • French
  • Hungarian
  • Greek

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The word ''saloon'' is of which language's origin, the word was first used in 1728 and comes from the word ''salon''?

  • Swedish
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Dutch

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The word ''ranch'' is of which language's origin, the word was first used in 1808 and comes from the word ''rancho''?

  • Spanish
  • Hindi
  • Arabic
  • Albanian

 

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