Do You Know What Languages Are Spoken in These Countries?

By: Heather Cahill

Do You Know What Languages Are Spoken in These Countries?
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About This Quiz

There are more than 6,000 languages spoken throughout the entire world. While we may not be able to learn all of them, it's possible to learn a few! When traveling to other parts of the world, you can usually expect there to be an array of different languages spoken. For example, if you travel to Asia, you can expect languages such as Japanese, Siamese or Fijian. Maybe you'll even find a few people who speak some English as well. The world wouldn't be so unique and exciting if we all simply spoke the same language!

Did you know that about half of our population on Earth is considered to be bilingual? That means that they can speak two languages. After all, in most countries, there is more than just one official language that is spoken throughout. For example, in Canada, English is an official language, but so is French. So in school, both languages are taught to the students. It's fun to learn the ins and outs of a brand new language!

So, you think you know all about the many languages of the world? Well, you'll need to know the countries they're spoken in as well! Get ready to prove your knowledge of the world with this quiz!

In which country is Arabic spoken in?
Morocco
Arabic has deep roots in not only Morocco, but the world. It is one of the oldest languages in the world. Did you know that the movie "Casablanca" got its name from a city in Morocco?
France
Russia
United States

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What is one of the official languages of Fiji?
English
English is one of the official languages in Fiji due to the British influence on the country. The country is also home to indigenous people who speak their own language called Fijian. The last official language is Fiji Hindi, which is the country's version of Hindi itself. Can you guess what language is used most? It's Fijian!
French
Finnish
Dutch

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What is one of the official languages of Grenada?
Fijian
French
English
Grenada is part of the Commonwealth, and therefore has English as one of the country's official languages. In addition to English, variations of Creole are also commonly used in the country.
Hebrew

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Which language is spoken in Albania?
Tosk
Albanian is divided into two different dialects, Tosk and Gheg. Both are official languages spoken in the country, but many others are also used. These include English and Greek among a few others.
Hebrew
Welsh
Irish

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Japanese is spoken where?
Morocco
United States
Canada
Japan
Japanese is the official language of Japan. Did you know that there are many different forms of Japanese? Hiragana and Kanji are two types of different styles in the language.

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Which language is spoken in Andorra?
English
German
Persian
Catalan
Catalan is the official language of the country. Many other languages are spoken in the country as well, but not as heavily as Catalan. Did you know that Catalan has roots in Latin?

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In which of these countries is Korean spoken in?
Phillipines
Thailand
United States
South Korea
Korean is one of the official languages in South Korea. It's also the official language of North Korea. While Korean is the primary language, English is also used now and then in the country, as it is sometimes taught in schools.

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Which language is an official language of Cyprus?
Greek
Greek is an official language of Cyprus as well as Turkish. The country is situated near both Greece and Turkey, which helps to explain the influences of both of the languages. Cyprus also has its own unique languages as well that aren't spoken as heavily and are a variation of other languages.
Creole
Swahili
French

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Which language is an official language of Egypt?
Korean
Nordic
Arabic
Arabic is an official language of Egypt. Arabic is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, with French and English being the largest. There are over 400 million speakers of the language worldwide.
Danish

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What is one of the official languages of Israel?
Tamil
Gaelic
Korean
Hebrew
If you're going to Israel, prepare the basics of Hebrew! It is one of the most commonly spoken languages in the country, alongside others such as Arabic.

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What is one of the official languages of Haiti?
Swedish
Finnish
Haitian Creole
Haitian Creole is one of the official languages of Haiti. In addition to Creole, there is also a large French-speaking population. Did you know that Haiti is one of the largest countries in the Caribbean?
German

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Which of the following languages is an official language in Belize?
English
Spanish
Both
English and Spanish are two heavily spoken languages in Belize, and both are official. Did you know that Belize is the only country in Central America that recognizes English as its official language?
None

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Danish is spoken in which country?
Bermuda
China
Thailand
Denmark
Danish is just one of the official languages of Denmark. Greenlandic is another language that is spoken here as well as in Greenland itself. This language however, is spoken by the Inuit.

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Which language is an official language of Ethiopia?
Croatian
Danish
French
Amharic
Amharic is the official language of Ethiopia. It is a form of Semitic languages, but it is not the only language spoken in the country. These include Oromo and Somali languages.

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In which of these countries is Albanian spoken in?
Canada
Finland
Iceland
Kosovo
Albanian is one of the official languages of the country. Serbian is another official language in Kosovo. After all, its name comes from Serbia, which shows the influence it has on the country.

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Which language is an official language of Cape Verde?
Hebrew
Mandarin
Portuguese
Portuguese is an official language of Cape Verde. One reason for this is that the Portuguese controlled the country at one time in history. Another language you might hear in the country is Cape Verdean Creole.
Urdu

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In which country do they speak Maltese?
Greece
Morrocco
Iraq
Malta
Maltese and English are both official languages of Malta. Although the country is small, the population is big and mostly uses Maltese as a main language.

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Which of the following languages are spoken in Belgium?
Dutch
Dutch is one of the most widely spoken languages throughout Belgium, although it's not the only language spoken. French is also popular in the country, especially in certain areas with a high population of French individuals.
Estonian
Swedish
Icelandic

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What is the official language of India?
Irish
Swedish
Hindi
Hindi is just one of the many languages that are official in the country. Other languages that India recognizes to be official are Kashmiri, Tamil, and Urdu. There are 18 more languages considered as official in addition to these!
English

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Which language is the official language of Brazil?
English
Spanish
Arabic
Portuguese
Portuguese is one of the official languages of Brazil. If you're ever planning on visiting the country, then you'll want to know a little bit of the language. It's used in media as well as everyday life in the country.

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What language is spoken in Angola?
French
Polish
Portuguese
Portuguese is an official language of Angola. Aside from Portuguese, Bantu is another popular spoken language in the country. Have you ever heard of the word "fofo"? It's Portuguese for cute!
Gaelic

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In which country is Spanish spoken in?
Germany
Iceland
Australia
Argentina
Argentina is known for being a primarily Spanish speaking country, similar to many South American countries. Did you know that Argentina is one of the largest countries in South America?

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In which country is Urdu spoken in?
Chile
Mexico
Pakistan
Urdu is one of the primary languages in Pakistan, with English being the other. Did you know that English and Urdu cross at some points? English gets some of its words from the language of Urdu.
Jamaica

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In which country is English one of the official languages?
Sierra Leone
English is the official language of Sierra Leone. Freetown is the capital of the country, which lies along the ocean. Did you know that their currency is called Leone?
Colombia
China
France

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French is spoken in which of these countries?
Russia
Germany
Cayman Islands
Guinea
Guinea uses French as the official language of the country, but that's not the only language that they speak. Fula is also spoken in the country, but it has not been made official. In fact, Fula is spoken in many countries around the continent!

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In which country is Mandarin spoken in?
Singapore
Singapore has many languages that are deemed official. Mandarin, along with others such as Tamil, English and Malay are all considered to be official. If you're planning a trip there, it would be good to know the basics of at least one of these languages!
Spain
Japan
Antigua

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In which country is German spoken?
Ethiopia
Brazil
Haiti
Switzerland
Europe has the influence of many languages. German is one of the official languages of Switzerland, but so are French and Italian.

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In which country is Swahili spoken?
Cyprus
South Korea
Tanzania
Tanzania only has two official languages, Swahili and English. Many other countries in Africa call Swahili their official language as well. It’s always good to have a little Swahili knowledge when traveling to Africa!
Cape Verde

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What is the official language of Hungary?
Swahili
Arabic
Danish
Hungarian
If you go to Hungary, it will be helpful to know a little Hungarian! Although it is the official language of the country, a few other languages are commonly spoken as well. These include German and Romanian.

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Turkmen is spoken in which country?
Angola
Malta
Bhutan
Turkmenistan
Turkmen is easy to remember. Just think of the country it is spoken in! In addition to Turkmen, be sure to pick up on some Russian if you ever plan on visiting. Many people also speak it!

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In which country is Italian spoken?
Vatican City
Even though it’s called a city, Vatican City is actually a very small country. As it's right in the heart of Italy, Italian is the language of choice in this country.
Andorra
Egypt
Kosovo

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In which country is Arabic spoken?
Belize
Fiji
Vatican City
Yemen
Arabic is one of the official languages of Yemen. The country’s capital is Sana’a and it is located in the Middle East.

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Which language is the official language of Bhutan?
Albanian
Arabic
Greek
Dzongkha
Dzongkha is the official language of Bhutan. When going to school in Bhutan, it is important to learn the language. Did you know it's derived from Old Tibetan?

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In which country is French spoken in?
United States
China
Australia
Monaco
Monaco is bordered by France, explaining why it is one of the official languages of the country! A few other languages are also heavily used in the country including Italian and English.

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Xhosa is spoken in which country?
Zimbabwe
Xhosa was one of the official languages of Zimbabwe, but there are many, many more as well. The language is spoken by many in South Africa, and the many who speak it are typically bilingual.
Grenada
North Korea
Belgium

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