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The Foreign Words Used in English Quiz #3

The another one in a series of five. Glitch? Confetti? Placebo? All of these words come from different languages, but do you know which? 8 Questions.

 
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The word ''reward'' is of which language's origin, nearly half of the English language's vocabulary comes from the 1066 conquests?

  • French
  • German
  • Dutch
  • Spanish

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The word ''cosmonaut'' is of which language's origin, the word was first recorded in 1959, from the word ''kosmonavt''?

  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Arabic
  • Hindi

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The word ''tsunami'' is of which language's origin, the word was first recorded in 1896, and comes from the binding of the words ''harbour'' (tsu) and ''waves'' (nami)?

  • Spanish
  • Korean
  • Japanese
  • Malay

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The word ''graffiti'' is of which languages origin, the word was first recorded in 1851, coming from the word ''graffito'' meaning ''a scribbling''?

  • Italian
  • Turkish
  • Galician
  • Hungarian

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The word ''paprika'' is of which language's origin, the word was first recorded in 1896, the original word has not changed from its origin language?

  • Swedish
  • Hungarian
  • German
  • Serbian

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The word ''cola'' is of which language's origin, the word was first recorded in 1795, as a species of trees but has changed its meaning in 1920, to ''soft carbonated drink''?

  • Temne
  • Bengali
  • Somali
  • Waama

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The word ''glitch'' is of which language's origin, the word was firs recorded in 1959, coming from the word ''glitsh'' meaning ''a slip''?

  • Yiddish
  • French
  • Serbian
  • Russian

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The word ''doodle'' is of which language's origin, the word was first recorded in 1935, the word comes from the word ''dudle'' meaning ''scrawl aimlessly''?

  • Polish
  • French
  • Estonian
  • Spanish

 

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