Swahili Quiz

This page contains a quiz in Swahili related to grammar and vocabulary. The test has 20 questions, which might take you 7 min to finish. You will see your score after submitting. This exam should be taken only for fun! The level is for beginners. If you want to prepare for this test go to Learn Swahili otherwise you can start now.

  1. How would you write "a very nice friend"?

  2. Mti wa kijani Kibichi
    Jengo ndefu
    mzee mkongwe/ mtu mzee sana
    rafiki mzuri sana

  3. Which one of the following means "square":

  4. mviringo
    mraba
    Pembe tatu
    tamu
    kina kirefu

  5. Which one of the following means "red":

  6. nyeupe
    bluu
    manjano
    nyekundu
    Nyeusi

  7. Which one of the following means "today":

  8. Hivi sasa/sasa
    jana
    kesho
    leo
    tayari

  9. How would you write "quickly"?

  10. polepole
    haraka
    karibu
    pamoja
    kweli

  11. Which one of the following means the number "six"?

  12. tatu
    tisa
    saba
    kumi na sita
    sita

  13. How would you write "green car"?

  14. gereji la gari
    gari langu
    magari matatu
    gari la kijani kibichi
    nje ya gari

  15. What's "nose" in Swahili?

  16. bega
    shingo
    moyo
    pua
    sikio

  17. How would you write "breakfast"?

  18. matunda
    mchanganyiko wa mboga/matunda
    kifungua kinywa
    chakula cha jioni
    nyama

  19. How would you write "we speak"?

  20. unasema
    anasema
    ninasema
    tunasema
    anasema

  21. How would you write "his chickens"?

  22. amefurahi
    ni Mmarikani
    kuku wake
    binti wetu
    kuku wao

  23. How would you write "father"?

  24. ndugu
    baba
    mvulana
    ng'ombe ndume
    mjomba

  25. How would you write "we speak"?

  26. nilipenda
    niliandika
    tutatabasamu
    nitapeana
    tunasema

  27. How would you write "they became happy"?

  28. walitoweka haraka
    wataondoka kwa ndege kesho
    waliendelea kusoma
    walifurahi
    naweza kusikiliza

  29. How would you write "inside the house"?

  30. ndani ya nyumba
    nje ya gari
    chini ya meza
    kabla ya machweo
    pasipo yeye

  31. How would you write "he doesn't speak"?

  32. usiingie
    hako hapa
    siendeshi
    haongei
    hatuandiki

  33. How would you write "how much is this?"

  34. yuko wapi?
    ni kitu gani?
    waweza kueleza ukubwa wake?
    waweza kueleza umbali wake?
    ni kiasi gani?

  35. How would you write "raining"?

  36. moto
    kunyesha theluji
    jua
    kunyesha
    baridi

  37. How would you write "aunt"?

  38. nyanya
    binti
    shangazi
    muuguzi
    mke

  39. How would you write "congratulations"?

  40. kwaheri
    pongezi
    pole
    kweli
    jambo






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