Test your quiz contestants with these word and language quiz questions. Words we all use everyday, but to we really know the meanings and origins of some simple words?
Q] In 1782 in France what was louison or louisette?
A] The Guillotine before renaming it
Q] Dobby Selvages and Filling are terms used in which process?
Q] Where would you find a bema narthex and apse?
A] In a Basilica
Q] Which decorative art means in Arabic stripped cloth?
Q] what are Nissan, Av, Adar and Tishrei?
A] Jewish calandar months
Q] In Hebrew what does Am rotze min mean (ah-knee ro-tsay)?
A] I want sex
Q] Which dog is named for the German word for muzzle?
Q] Prosopography is the study of what?
Q] Spanish restaurant if you ask for La Quenta what do you get?
A] The Bill
Q] Which American Indians modern name in Spanish means village?
Q] In a state of readiness is the literal meaning of which job title?