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Think you have a large vocabulary? This quiz will help you find out

Think you have a large vocabulary? This quiz will help you find out
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Can you tell me precisely how many words are in your vocabulary? According to a new study, the average American knows, on average, 42,000 words. Where do you stack up?

There's a test by Ghent University you can take to help you figure out where you stand. Click here to take it now. In fact, the was only intended to be used in the Netherlands, but it quickly went viral, with everyone wanting to know just how commendable their vocabulary is.

First, you'll need to create a profile with some basic information. Unfortunately, you'll need to share your geolocation.

Once your profile is complete, you'll see exactly 100 words flash on your screen. Some of them will be real words, others will be fake. That's just to keep you on your toes.

Hit the "F" key on your keyboard for a "No" and the "J" key on the keyboard for a "Yes," indicating you know what the word means.

 

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