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 35% United statesUnited states254IndiaIndia243ChinaChina56United KingdomUnited Kingdom131 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 43% TamilTamil42MarathiMarathi38BengaliBengali221UrduUrdu211 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% GreekGreek1494RomanRoman526TurkishTurkish388ByzantineByzantine419 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% NorwegianNorwegian216SwedishSwedish253FinnishFinnish1985DanishDanish489 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% whitewhite1140blueblue384redred647blackblack304 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% agileagile802shortshort949longlong173cutcut1880 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 61% MexicoMexico5255ArgentinaArgentina1069SpainSpain450BrazilBrazil1735 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 45% MoroccoMorocco2196Equatorial GuineaEquatorial Guinea3578MaliMali1062SenegalSenegal963 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.orgCentral America riddles »very hard 37% abbreviation of "moneda colonista", meaning "colonists' currency"abbreviation of "moneda colonista", meaning "colonists' currency"796colony of birdscolony of birds236columbuscolumbus820colonel Bartolomeu Dias, explorercolonel Bartolomeu Dias, explorer346 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 47% West SeaWest Sea792East SeaEast Sea2941North SeaNorth Sea554South SeaSouth Sea1870 Play languages quiz and see all the questions.