You may have known that there are many words in the English language that are of Latin origin, but did you know that just about an equal number of words have French beginnings? Multiple sources have suggested that that's about 80,000 English words! These loanwords – words used directly from another language with little or no translation – are peppered throughout the English language and you may have used some unwittingly in your everyday conversation!
If you're familiar with most of the French loanwords, then this quiz should be a piece of cake! But chances are, you will be surprised that some of these words even had a French origin!
Take a shot at guessing how these English words with French origin are actually spelt. For example, did we spell 'entrepreneur' correctly? If you said yes, then you stand a shot at passing this quiz easily!
Let us know how well you did by sharing your results.
Get the Ad-Free Experience
Lose the Ads, Support Quizly and Unlock More FeaturesGo ad-free
Trivia meets entertainment on Quizly. Since 2015, Quizly has been the leading provider of entertainment on the web, on mobile devices, and on social media. We are dedicated to both entertaining and educating our millions of quiz takers around the world.
Through topics like history, language, and general knowledge, our quizzes motivate users to not only test their existing knowledge but to cultivate new learning experiences at the same time. Has it been a long time since you left school? Challenge what you have learned from those days in this elementary school exam, high school literature test, and high school quiz.
Lifelong learning is very important. For a different spin to your run-of-the-mill school quizzes, have a go at this 8th grade test from 1912 or 1895 exam. Don't forget to get your IQ score in this intelligence test.
We draw inspiration from food and world travel, to music and movies, helping us create smile-inducing personality quizzes even if you only have just ten minutes away from work. Do you ever wonder what your name should really be, who your celebrity soulmate is, and what lies in your future? Our personality quizzes are designed to be highly engaging and appealing to a wide audience. How would you make your dream pizza, build an all-star superhero team, or create your imaginary family? Our passion for all things good in life brings out the odd, quirky, and straight up bizarre in all our team, and we wouldn't want it any other way.
The team at Quizly loves reading the reviews you leave for us. Sometimes it may be highlighting an error we made on a quiz, but often it is a kind comment to say you enjoy our quizzes and to keep going!
At Quizly, we make it our business to keep you happy and entertained as this is our raison d'être! We feed on the positive energies you leave here so please keep your comments coming! Got a great quiz idea? Please let us know. Even better, if you'd like to contribute in writing a quiz, write in anytime! Contact us here.