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The Foreign Words Used in English Quiz #5

The quiz is part of five. Bistro? Tornado? Trousers? All these words have a different origin language, do you know which? 8 Questions.

 
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The word ''fashion'' is of which language's origin, the word was first recorded in the 13th century, coming from the word ''fasoun'' meaning ''form, shape, and appearance''?

  • French
  • Dutch
  • Finnish
  • Swedish

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The word ''apartheid'' is of which language's origin, the word has not changed from its origin language, the word literally means ''separateness''?

  • Arabic
  • Somalian
  • Afrikaans
  • Swahili

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The word ''bazaar'' is of which language's origin, the word was first recorded in the 1580s, transferred to English by Italian and French?

  • Turkish
  • Persian
  • Urdu
  • Korean

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The word ''cargo'' is of which language's origin, the word was first recorded in the 1650s, coming from the word ''cargar'' meaning ''to load''?

  • Spanish
  • French
  • Dutch
  • Swedish

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The word ''Balaclava'' is of which language's origin, the word originates from a Crimean village, now part of Sevastopol?

  • Swedish
  • Ukrainian
  • Georgian
  • Turkish

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The word ''yo-yo'' is of which language's origin, the word was first recorded in 1915, the original name for the toy was known as ''bandalore''?

  • Tagalog
  • Malay
  • Japanese
  • Korean

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The word ''vampire'' is of which language's origin, the word was first recorded in 1734, the Central and Balkan European culture was popularised in English by 19th century Gothic Novels?

  • Serbian
  • Hungarian
  • Romanian
  • Croatian

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The word ''cravat'' is of which language's origin, the word was first recorded in the 1650s, the cravat was worn by mercenaries of the origin country in the French Army, in the Thirty Years War?

  • Croatian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Bulgarian

 

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