Quiz: Only 2% of the Population Can Pass a Basic Spanish Drill. Can you?
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Only 2% of the Population Can Pass a Basic Spanish Drill. Can you?
By: Isadora Teich
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About This Quiz

¿Hablas español? Spanish is spoken around the world on almost every continent, from Brazil to Spain to the Philippines to Equatorial Guinea. Spanish is the official language of 20 countries around the world. It has more than 540 million native speakers, making it one of the most spoken languages on the planet. The only language with more native speakers on earth is Chinese. Due to this, whether it is a native language or not, Spanish can be heard in many countries, cities, and places around the world. 

Spanish is a Romance language, meaning that it has roots in Latin, which was spoken, written, and spread by the Ancient Romans. Other Romance languages include Italian, French, Portuguese, and Romanian. Spanish makes the use of accents to denote pronunciation of vowels and is phonetic, which means that it sounds the way it is spelled. This makes it quite different from English. Despite having a French-speaking country to the north and many Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries to the south, many Americans don't know much of either of those languages. 

If you are a Spanish-speaking whiz with a love of language, put your skills to the test with this basic Spanish drill quiz! 


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