Challenge Your Knowledge of Modern English



9 Questions

What is Modern English?

What are the differences between Early Modern English and Modern English?

Which of the following is not one of the dialects of Modern English?

What is the approximate number of English speakers worldwide?

What contributed to English becoming the first truly global language?

Which of the following is a change in English phonology after the American-British split?

What heavily influenced the changes in alphabet and spelling in Modern English?

Which of the following is not a reason for newly created nations to continue using Modern English as the official language?

What is the significance of English as a common language (lingua franca)?


Test your knowledge on the stage of the English language from the contemporary period with our quiz on Modern English. From the Great Vowel Shift to the present day, this quiz will challenge you to recognize the unique characteristics and vocabulary of this period in English history. Sharpen your language skills and see how much you know about the evolution of the English language.

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