English Language Origins and Influence Quiz

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What is the most widely learned second language in the world?

English

Which language has become the de facto language of diplomacy, science, and international trade?

English

In how many sovereign states is English either the official language or one of the official languages?

59

Which ancient Germanic people are the namesake of the English language?

Angles

What percentage of total speakers of the Germanic language branch does English account for?

~70%

Test your knowledge of the origins and global influence of the English language with this quiz. Learn about its roots in early medieval England, its status as the most spoken language worldwide, and its widespread use as a second language.

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