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The Foreign Words Used in English Quiz #4

The quiz is part of five. Question? Hygiene? Strudel? All of these words have a different language of origin, but do you know which one? 8 Questions.

 
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The word ''caviar'' is of which language's origin, the word was transferred to English by French and Italian in the 16th language, coming from the word ''khayak'' meaning ''egg''?

  • Persian
  • Russian
  • Japanese
  • Swahili

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The word ''coleslaw'' is of which language's origin, the word was first recorded in 1794, coming from the word ''koolsa'' meaning ''cabbage''?

  • Bulgarian
  • French
  • Dutch
  • Turkish

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The word ''tea'' is of which language's origin, the word was first recorded in the 1650s, coming from the word ''tay'', early spelling of the word were ''thea'' and ''tey''?

  • Russian
  • Korean
  • Mandarin
  • Arabic

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The word ''boycott'' is of which language's origin, the word was first recorded in 1880, coming from the the name of Captain Charles Boycott?

  • Irish
  • French
  • Khmer
  • Bengali

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The word ''rice'' is of which language's origin, the word has been passed along Europe through the Polish ''ryz'', German ''reis'', and French ''ris'', which all link up with the Greek ''oryza''?

  • Japanese
  • Welsh
  • Tamil
  • Bengali

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The word ''ban'' is of which language's origin, the word was first recorded in the 14th, the word had a meaning ''to summon, command, proclaim'' but the meaning changed once mixing with French?

  • Romanian
  • Spanish
  • Turkish
  • Italian

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The word ''pyjamas'' is of which language's origin, the word was first recorded in 1800, coming from the word ''pai jamahs'' meaning ''leg clothing''?

  • Russian
  • Hindi
  • Mongolian
  • Tamil

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The word ''Wiki'' is of which country's origin, the word was first recorded in 1995, coming from ''wikiwiki'' meaning ''swift''?

  • Hawaiian
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Russian

 

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