English Language Origins and Influence Quiz
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English Language Origins and Influence Quiz

Test your knowledge about the origins and global impact of the English language with this quiz. Explore the history of Anglophones and the migration of Germanic peoples to Great Britain, as well as the widespread use of English as a second language worldwide.

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Questions and Answers

What is the namesake of the English language?

The Angles

Which language has the most spoken native speakers in the world?

Mandarin Chinese

How many sovereign states have English as an official language or one of the official languages?

59

In which year was it estimated that there were over two billion English speakers worldwide?

<p>2005</p> Signup and view all the answers

From which group of West Germanic dialects did Old English emerge?

<p>Anglo-Saxons</p> Signup and view all the answers

Study Notes

English Language

  • The namesake of the English language is not explicitly stated.
  • Mandarin Chinese has the most spoken native speakers in the world.
  • There are over 60 sovereign states that have English as an official language or one of the official languages.

English Speakers and History

  • It was estimated that there were over two billion English speakers worldwide in a specific year (not specified).
  • Old English emerged from the Anglo-Frisian group of West Germanic dialects.

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