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Familiar Words In Foreign Languages

written by: marcing
 
Many languages have words that resemble their English counterparts, either in spelling or pronounciation. If you travel a lot, this quiz will be helpful.

Question 1:


The first person you love is your Mom. How would most European children call their mothers?
Maminka
Mor
Mutti
Mama

Question 2:


Dad is a word sounding similar in many languages. Which of these words however doesn't mean "Daddy"?
Baba
Tata
Papa
Lala

Question 3:


A question for drink lovers. Which word refers to a non-alcoholic drink?
Vino
Birra
Wódka
Voda

Question 4:


Which of these foreign language numbers is the highest?
otto
fem
sedem
seis

Question 5:


Which of these words is not translated in English as "school"?
Szkoła
Skole
Ecole
Scultore

Question 6:


The word "police" looks similar in many languages. It can be tricky, though. Which one of these words does really mean "police"?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Polisa
Politi
Polizza
Politika

Question 7:


What is the meaning of the Italian "OSPEDALE", Albanian "SPITAL" and French "HOPITAL"?
Asylum
Hospital
Hospice
Hotel

Question 8:


Some countries use currency called "KRONE", or "KORUNA". What is the translation of these two words?
Golden
Crown
Round
Mark

Question 9:


In many languages the words for "King" and "Queen" are derived from a common root. Which pair is not a royal marriage?
Rege - Regina
König - Königin
Roi - Roitelet
Król - Królowa

Question 10:


John is probably the most popular name in Europe. Which pair contains a name that is not translated as "John"?
Janos, Johannes
Jean, Joel
Juan, Giovanni
Jan, Ivan

Question 11:


"JURISTA" and "AVVOCATO" refer to which occupation?
Farmer
Lawyer
Politician
Referee

Question 12:


Which of the following words for numbers in different languages denotes the lowest value?
All are equal
Sessanta
Tres
Sechzig

 


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