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Question 1: Afrikaans is a ________ originating from the Dutch spoken by settlers in Africa in the seventeenth century[2] and thus is classified as Low Franconian West Germanic.
North Germanic languagesGermanic languagesGerman languageOld Norse

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Question 3:
Who of the following spoke at the Afrikaans?
5980000
136 million, and by an estimated 500 million francophones worldwide,
500
2330000

Question 4: Note: The word Afrikaans means ________ (in the general sense) in the Dutch language.
Scramble for AfricaIndigenous peoplesAfrican peopleAfrican Union

Question 5: In Afrikaans grammar, there is no distinction between the ________ and present forms of verbs, with the exception of the verbs 'to be' and 'to have':
AdverbPreposition and postpositionInfinitiveArticle (grammar)

Question 6: This 'n is usually pronounced as just a ________, [ə].
Vowel lengthGeminationIsochronyStress (linguistics)

Question 7: Many Afrikaans loanwords have found their way into South African English, such as '________' ("pickup truck"), 'braai' ("barbecue"), 'tekkies' ("sneakers").
Ford FiestaChevroletPickup truckFord Motor Company

Question 8: This has enabled Dutch and Belgian companies to outsource their ________ operations to South Africa.
TelemarketingCall centreTechnical supportE-mail

Question 9: A major landmark in the development of Afrikaans was the full translation of the ________ into the language.
Nevi'imBiblical canonBibleChristianity and Judaism

Question 10: a "pure" and "suitable language" for religious purposes, especially amongst the deeply Calvinist Afrikaans religious community that had hitherto been somewhat sceptical of a ________ out of the original Dutch language to which they were accustomed.
New TestamentOld TestamentBible translationsBiblical apocrypha







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