64+ Language Trivia Questions

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What is the singular possessive form of "boy"?
Boy's
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What is a 12 letter word meaning "having the ability of using both hands with equal skill or ease"?
Ambidextrous
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What is a 5 letter word meaning "the superior of a community of monks"?
Abbot
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What is the meaning of the Latin root sol?
Sun
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What is an 8 letter word meaning "to give credit or authority to"?
Accredit
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S'agapo means "I Love You" in which language?
Greek
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Which of these defines the Latin root post?
After
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What does the saying "Don't cry wolf" mean?
Don't Give A False Alarm
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Who said "it is far safer to be feared than loved"?
Niccolo Machiavelli
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Which does an adjective modify?
Nouns And Pronouns
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What is a 7 letter word meaning "sharp-cornered"?
Angular
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What is the meaning of the prefix geo?
Earth
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What is a 9 letter word meaning "eagerly desirous and aspiring"?
Ambitious
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Which U.S. state's two letter abbreviation is first alphabetically?
Alaska
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What part of speech is "supplementary", meaning "being an addition to"?
Adjective
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What literary term means a word that has a similar meaning to another word?
Synonym
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What word means prior to the Civil War?
Antebellum
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The work of what famous American poet inspired the musical "Cats"?
T.S. Eliot
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What is the meaning of the prefix "auto"?
Self
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What does "minuscule" mean?
Very Small
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Which literary term means the person opposing the protagonist?
Antagonist
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What is the meaning of the Latin root ultra?
Beyond
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What is a 7 letter word meaning "to purify by affliction"?
Chasten
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What part of speech is "susceptible", meaning "easily under a specified power or influence"?
Adjective
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Language Trivia

Defined as “a system of communication used by a particular country or community,” there are approximately 6,500 spoken languages in the world today. Pretty awesome, right? In these language trivia questions and answers, learn about certain words, expressions, meanings, origins, and more.

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