Top 10 languages facts Selected as the most interesting among languages related questions in Languages quiz In which nation, the common surnames are: "unbeatable", "rock", "iron", "falcon", "steel" and "thunderbolt"?Among Turks. These warriors-like surnames are at the positions 2-7. The most common surneme in Turkey is Öztürk, meaning "pure Turk".Created by: Monica Stillersurnames facts » In which European country, the most common surname comes from the word "priest"?In Romania. Such occupational surname could have been passed to next generations only in areas dominated by the Orthodox church, where priests are allowed to marry and have children. Popescu is the most common surname in Romania.Created by: globalquiz.orgRomania facts » What is the meaning of the Italian word "Ferrari"?Smith. "Ferrari" is the third most common surname in Italy. The word has the same root as Italian "ferro" (iron) or Latin "ferrum" (thus, Fe for iron).Created by: globalquiz.orgbrands facts » Which country uses sign language as one of its official languages?New Zealand Sign Language is the official language of New Zealand since 2006, along with English and Maori. Created by: globalquiz.orgNew Zealand facts » Which country has the most native languages?Papua New Guinea has over 820 indigenous languages, more than any other country (12% of the world's total). The country has also the highest Linguistic Diversity Index of 99% (the probability that two people selected from the population at random will have different mother tongues).Created by: globalquiz.orggeography facts » Hindi is the official language of two countries: India and ...?Fiji. About 38% of inhabitants of Fiji are descendants of Indian laborers, brought between 1879 and 1916 to work on Fiji's sugar cane plantations. The official languages of Fiji are English, Fijian and Hindi.Created by: globalquiz.orgIndia facts » What is the most populous French-speaking country?Democratic Republic of the Congo. The population of Democratic Republic of the Congo is 77 million. The population of France is 66 million, Canada - 35 million, Madagascar - 24 million.Created by: globalquiz.orgFrench language facts » Which punctuation marks are particularly variable across European languages?Quotation marks. English ‘cat’ or “cat” is translated to French « chat » and German „katze“. Other countries typically use one of these styles. In many countries, English quotation marks are getting more and more popular due to widespread of English keyboards.Created by: Kasiawriting facts » Which country other than Sweden, has the largest Swedish-speaking population?Finland was a part of Sweden from the 12th to the 19th century. Many Swedish settlers arrived at the coastal regions during the medieval time. In the 17th century, Swedish became the dominant language of the nobility, administration and education. Today, the Swedish minority in Finland numbers 280,000 people.Created by: globalquiz.orghistory of Scandinavia facts » In which country, all of the ten most common surnames are occupational (like Smith)?Germany. Top 10 surnames in Germany are: Müller (miller), Schmidt (blacksmith), Schneider (tailor), Fischer (fisher), Meyer (farmer), Weber (weaver), Schulz (constable), Wagner (wainwright), Becker (baker) and Hoffmann (man of the court).Created by: globalquiz.orgGermany facts » Play languages quiz and see all the questions.