HAPPY INTERNATIONAL TRANSLATION DAY!
Don’t worry, we haven’t taken the day off to celebrate! But we have created an International Translation Day Quiz!
Check it out, test your knowledge and share your results!
Congratulations! You certainly know a lot about translation!
Ouch! Better luck next time!
#1 Who is the patron saint of translation?
#2 Which is the most translated book?
The Little Prince
Alice in Wonderland
#3 In the world of translation, what does TM typically stand for?
#4 Which is the correct translation of this French phrase? “Amitié dans la peine, amitié certain.”
Every dog has its day.
A friend in need is a friend indeed.
No pain, no gain.
Anonymity is the co-author of creativity.
#5 Which language has the most speakers worldwide?
#6 When it comes to translation, what does CAT typically stand for?
Check All Translations
Creative Adjective Translation
Cheap Accurate Translation
#7 Which is the correct translation of this Arabic number? ١٠٠
#8 Who is the most translated author of fiction?
#9 What’s the main difference between a translator and an interpreter?
A translator writes their translation whilst an interpreter speaks theirs.
A translator speaks their translation whilst an interpreter writes theirs.
It’s exactly the same job; one just gets paid higher than the other.
It’s exactly the same job, the terms are interchangeable.
#10 Which text is longer?
The original of Tolstoy’s War and Peace in Russian
The translation of Tolstoy’s War and Peace in English
#11 What do you call a combination of interrogation mark and an explanation point? We’re serious, it’s not a joke!
That doesn’t exist!
#12 When do we celebrate International Translation Day?