Take a few minutes to test your knowledge of the English language. You'll find the answers at the end of the quiz.
- Roughly what proportion of the world's population is fluent or competent in English?
(a) one person in a thousand (b) one in a hundred (c) one in ten (d) one in four
- Which country contains the largest English-speaking population in the world?
(a) England (b) the United States (c) China (d) India (e) Australia
- In approximately how many countries does the English language have official or special status?
(a) 10 (b) 15 (c) 35 (d) 50 (e) 75
For the complete quiz (with answers), go to A Quirky Quiz on the English Language.