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The Foreign Words Used in English Quiz #2

The second part of the series of five. Shampoo? Candy? Lemon? All of these have different language origins, do you know which? 8 Questions.

 
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The word ''shampoo'' is of which language's origin, the word was first recorded in 1762, from the word ''champna''?

  • Hindi
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Russian

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The word ''lemon'' is of which language's origin, the word was first recorded in 1400, coming from the word ''limon''?

  • Greek
  • Croatian
  • French
  • Portuguese

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The word ''robot'' is of which language's origin, the word was first recorded in 1920, coming from the play ''R.U.R.''?

  • Swedish
  • Czech
  • French
  • Spanish

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The word ''serendipity'' is of which language's origin, recorded in 1754 coming from the word ''Serendip'' which is a name for ''Ceylon'', modern Sri Lanka?

  • Arabic
  • Yiddish
  • Egyptian
  • Swedish

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The word ''camera'' is of which language's origin, first recorded in 1708, coming from the word ''camera'' meaning ''vaulted room''?

  • Italian
  • Greek
  • Armenian
  • French

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The word ''dollar'' is of which language's origin, the word was first recorded in the 1580s, the word was transferred to English through the Dutch language?

  • Czech
  • Finnish
  • Haitian
  • Turkish

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The word ''xylem'' is of which language's origin, the word was first recorded in 1875, coming from the word ''xylon'' meaning ''wood''?

  • Korean
  • Greek
  • French
  • Mandarin

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The word ''book'' is of which language's origin, the word was first recorded in 1856, coming from the word ''bokiz''?

  • German
  • French
  • Turkish
  • Spanish

 

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