Take another quiz >

Most Spoken World Languages with Exceptions

What are the most spoken languages that originated outside of Asia?
Count includes only native speakers
Not including Turkish
Quiz by Quizzer6794
Rate:
First submittedMay 9, 2017
Last updatedMay 10, 2017
Times taken131
6:30
Enter language here
0
 / 20 guessed
The quiz is paused. You have remaining.
Scoring
You scored / = %
This beats or equals % of test takers also scored 100%
The average score is
Your high score is
Your fastest time is
Keep scrolling down for answers and more stats ...
#
Language
405 mil
Spanish
360 mil
English
215 mil
Portuguese
110 mil
Russian
89 mil
German
#
Language
75 mil
French
59 mil
Italian
40 mil
Polish
34 mil
Hausa
30 mil
Ukrainian
#
Language
28 mil
Yoruba
25 mil
Amharic
24 mil
Romanian
24 mil
Oromo
24 mil
Igbo
#
Language
21 mil
Dutch
19 mil
Serbo-Croatian
18 mil
Malagasy
15 mil
Somali
13 mil
Hungarian
+1
level 60
May 9, 2017
I was expecting more African Languages. I was surprised when I learned that Zulu, Swahili, and Afrikaans all had less than 11 million speakers.
+1
level 59
May 10, 2017
Native speakers, that is.:)
+1
level 63
May 10, 2017
What about amharic? There should be around 36 million native speakers.... Or do you count it as asian since it's Afro-Asiatic?
+1
level 59
May 10, 2017
Thanks! I fixed the quiz.
+1
level 70
Jul 11, 2018
Akan has 22 million speakers according to Wikipedia.