The Story of English Quiz

Robert McCrum
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What American-originated word means an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance? (from Chapter 7, Pioneers! O Pioneers!)

2.

What is the capital of New Zealand? (from Chapter 8, The Echoes of an English Voice)

3.

Tyndale translated the Bible from Greek in what year? (from Chapter 3, A Muse of Fire)

4.

Who initiated the English Reformation? (from Chapter 3, A Muse of Fire)

5.

What American accent refers to that which originated from young Californians in the 1980s? (from Epilogue, Next Year's Words)

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