Tag «Foreign Languages»

Quiz 20 – Round 4 – Foreign Languages

1. ‘Veni, vidi, vici’ is a Latin phrase attributed to Julius Caesar – how does it translate into English? I came, I saw, I conquered 2. If you were eating a ‘Wurst’ in Germany, what would it be? A sausage 3. ‘Typhoon’, ‘cummerbund’ and ‘bungalow’ are words which originate from which language? Urdu (Accept also …

Quiz 26 – Round 3 – Foreign Languages

1. Which French phrase, adopted into the English language, literally means ‘terrible child’ and can be used to describe a person whose behaviour is unconventional or disruptive? Enfant terrible 2. Which German phrase is used in English to describe a person who looks identical to another? Doppelgänger 3. If an Italian person wished you a …

Quiz 78 Round 2 – Foreign Languages

Can you translate the following words into the correct European languages? Spelling may be approximate, as long as the word is readily understandable. 1. The colour ‘blue’ in French. Bleu(e) 2. ‘Ice cream’ in Italian. Gelato 3. ‘Tomorrow’ in Spanish. Mañana 4. ‘Wales’ in Welsh. Cymru 5. ‘Thank you’ in Finnish. Kiitos 6. ‘Hello’ in …

Quiz 114 – Round 6 – French Quiz

French Quiz – The following are all films originally released in English. The titles were translated into French for the film release in France – can you identify these films from the translations? 1. Le Silence des agneaux The Silence of the Lambs 2. La Belle et la bête Beauty and the Beast 3. La Guerre des …