Where has English been for the past 1,500 years, who has been using it, what habits has it acquired, and why does it refuse to stand still?
For answers to these questions (or at least some good clues), take a look at our timelines of Old English, Middle English, and Modern English: Key Events in the History of the English Language. Then give yourself two minutes to complete this multiple-choice quiz. . . .
An expanded version of this post is now available at A Quick Quiz on the History of the English Language.