Languages questions This is a list of recently added questions about languages. Play languages quiz and see all the questions. Which country has the largest number of English speakers?India's English-speaking population has surpassed that of the United States and the United Kingdom. It is estimated that about a third of India's population of over a billion people has the ability to carry on a conversation in English.Created by: modassirIndia riddles »very hard 34% United statesUnited states420IndiaIndia376ChinaChina88United KingdomUnited Kingdom211 What is the second most spoken language in India (by number of native speakers)?Bengali. Number of native speakers is highest for Hindi (41.1% people) followed by Bengali (8.11%), Telugu (7.19%), Marathi (6.99%), Tamil (5.91%), Urdu(5.01%).Created by: Palash ChakrabortyIndia riddles »hard 44% TamilTamil59MarathiMarathi59BengaliBengali345UrduUrdu316 What was the main language of the Byzantine Empire?Greek. The primary language used in the eastern Roman provinces even before the decline of the Western Empire was Greek, having been spoken in the region for centuries before Latin. The use of Latin as the language of administration persisted until formally abolished (in favour of Greek) by Heraclius in the 7th century.Created by: globalquiz.orgByzantine Empire riddles »hard 52% GreekGreek1745RomanRoman599TurkishTurkish450ByzantineByzantine511 Which of these languages is not related to the others?Finnish. Swedish, Norwegian, and Danish are part of the Germanic language group, while Finnish is part of the Finno-Ugric language group.Created by: Roy ZhuFinland riddles »average 67% NorwegianNorwegian247SwedishSwedish284FinnishFinnish2240DanishDanish559 Which color has the greatest albedo?White. Albedo in Latin is simply "whiteness". It is the reflecting power of a surface - the ratio of reflected radiation from the surface to incident radiation upon it.Created by: Paweł KołodziejczykLatin riddles »hard 46% whitewhite1325blueblue438redred731blackblack355 What does the French word "coupe", used for two-door automobiles, literally mean?Cut. French coupe is a noun use of past participle of couper "to cut". Since the early 19 century it was used for carrosse coupe "cut-off carriage," a shorter version of the berlin (old type of four-wheeled covered carriage), minus the back seat. The name was first applied to closed two-door automobiles 1908.Created by: globalquiz.orgcars riddles »hard 49% agileagile925shortshort1063longlong195cutcut2172 What is the most populous Spanish-speaking country in the world?Mexico. The total population of Mexico is 112M. The second largest Spanish-speaking country is Colombia with 47M. For reference, the Spanish-speaking population of the United States is 35M.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of Mexico riddles »average 62% MexicoMexico5802ArgentinaArgentina1167SpainSpain497BrazilBrazil1886 What is the only African country where Spanish is an offical language?Equatorial Guinea. Since 1778, the territory of present-day Equatorial Guinea was the colony of Spain called Spanish Guinea. It became independent nation in 1968.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of Spain riddles »hard 46% MoroccoMorocco2379Equatorial GuineaEquatorial Guinea3914MaliMali1146SenegalSenegal1040 After what is Costa Rican colón, the currency of Costa Rica, named?Columbus. Christopher Columbus is known as Cristóbal Colón in Spanish. Today, both El Salvador and Costa Rica have their national currencies named colón.Created by: globalquiz.orgcurrencies riddles »very hard 37% abbreviation of "moneda colonista", meaning "colonists' currency"abbreviation of "moneda colonista", meaning "colonists' currency"843colony of birdscolony of birds249columbuscolumbus880colonel Bartolomeu Dias, explorercolonel Bartolomeu Dias, explorer373 How do Finns call the Baltic Sea?East Sea. In all Germanic languages except English the Baltic Sea is called "East Sea" - this includes German (Ostsee), Dutch (Oostzee) and all Scandinavian languages. The name has been used since the Viking age, and was also adpoted (through Swedish) into Finnish language, disregarding the geography (the sea is west of Finland).Created by: Gizem İsmailoğluBaltic Sea riddles »hard 48% West SeaWest Sea867East SeaEast Sea3301North SeaNorth Sea602South SeaSouth Sea2035 Play languages quiz and see all the questions.