Quiz: Can You Correctly Guess Which Language You’re Listening To?

We all think we’re good at identifying languages until we get stumped with a challenging quiz. May the odds be ever in your favor.
March 5, 2019
Quiz: Can You Correctly Guess Which Language You’re Listening To?

Who doesn’t love a punishing language quiz every now and then?

If you’re the type of language nerd who can’t back down from a challenge, then we entreat you to try your hand at the following quiz. We selected audio from eight different languages with varying levels of ubiquitousness (just enough to make you second-guess all your choices if you’re not already familiar with how they sound). It’s up to you to choose the correct one, but be warned — you’ll have to select your answer from among a series of choices that all sound very much like they could be correct.

Think you’ve got what it takes to cement your bragging rights? Take the quiz below to find out!

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Steph Koyfman
Steph is a writer, lindy hopper, and astrologer. She’s also a language enthusiast who grew up bilingual and had an early love affair with books. She has mostly proved herself as a New Yorker, and she can introduce herself in Swedish thanks to Babbel. She also speaks Russian and Spanish, but she’s a little rusty on those fronts.
Steph is a writer, lindy hopper, and astrologer. She’s also a language enthusiast who grew up bilingual and had an early love affair with books. She has mostly proved herself as a New Yorker, and she can introduce herself in Swedish thanks to Babbel. She also speaks Russian and Spanish, but she’s a little rusty on those fronts.

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