Test Your Knowledge Of The World Of Words With Our Ultimate Language Quiz

Find out if you’re a linguistics lord or an alphabet apprentice.
April 3, 2020
Test Your Knowledge Of The World Of Words With Our Ultimate Language Quiz

The world is absolutely filled with languages, and we think that’s fantastic. It would be pretty boring if everyone spoke the same one. Linguistic diversity is endlessly fascinating, and once you get past your native language there’s so much more to learn. While it’s not humanly possible to learn every language, you can certainly learn about a whole slew of them. Enter our ultimate language quiz.

This quiz doesn’t ask many questions about specific languages, but instead about general linguistic concepts that are worth knowing. If you get one wrong, have no fear, because we provided some helpful context for each question. And we’ve written about all of the topics covered on this ultimate language quiz before, so if you want to find out more you can look through the magazine. Best of luck!

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Thomas Moore Devlin
Thomas grew up in suburban Massachusetts, and moved to New York City for college. He studied English literature and linguistics at New York University, but spent most of his time in college working for the student paper. Because of this, he has really hard opinions about AP Style. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and getting angry about things on Twitter. He's spent a lot of time trying to learn Spanish, and has learned a little German.
Thomas grew up in suburban Massachusetts, and moved to New York City for college. He studied English literature and linguistics at New York University, but spent most of his time in college working for the student paper. Because of this, he has really hard opinions about AP Style. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and getting angry about things on Twitter. He's spent a lot of time trying to learn Spanish, and has learned a little German.

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