Arabic History
Arabic Culture
Arabic Geography

How many, and which continents do not speak Arabic?

5 Continents do not speak Arabic:

North America

South America





Why is Arabic important?

(Open Answer)

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What percentage of the world speaks Arabic?

a. 13.7%

b. 9.3%

c. 5.7%

d. 3.6% 

d. 3.6%


How old is Arabic?

a. Around 20,000 years

b. 3,000 years

c. Around 1,500 years

d. Around 700 years

c. 1,500 years

The Arabic used now was invented in around the 6th century, but old dialects that are similar date back to the 1st century. Arabic is very old.


What is "Fus-ha" Arabic?

a. A famous dialect of classical Arabic

b. Standard Written and Spoken Arabic

c. Mesopotamian Arabic

b. Written Arabic

Fus-ha Arabic is the standard formal Arabic, and can refer to both Classical and Modern Arabic.


How many countries speak Arabic at all?

a. 25

b. 30


d. 37

a. 25

25 countries have Arabic listed as an official OR co-official language. 


Where did Arabic come from?

a. The Northwestern part of the Arabian Peninsula (Close to Jordan)

b. Ancient Iraq

c. The Southeastern Part of the Arabian Peninsula (Close to UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia)

a. a. The Northwestern part of the Arabian Peninsula (Close to Egypt and Jordan)

Arabic is said to have come from and been created by Nabataean tribes, who were nomadic herders that inhabited Jordan and other parts of Northwestern Arabia.


Name the primary religions found in Arabic countries.

Islam, Christianity, and other, smaller monotheistic religions. 


In how many countries is Arabic the official language?

a. 11

b. 22

c. 20

d. 28

b. 22

Arabic is the official language of 22 countries around the world.


Around how many Arabic dialects are there?

a. 3

b. 25

c. 34

d. 20

b. 25

While Arabic can be divided into 3 main versions (Colloquial, Modern, and Classical), there are generally around 25 Arabic dialects. 


How many Arabic countries exist outside the Middle East?

a. 2

b. 3

c. 5

d. 8

c. 5

13 of the 18 Arabic countries are in the Middle East, and 5 are not.