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Linguistic Quiz

20 Questions  I  By Celenie
Linguistic Quiz
  This quiz is not only for BSED majoring in English but also to everyone especially YOU!. . . This contains different questions about the study of language, phonemes and theory of language. . .    
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1.  What is the study of language and languages?
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2.  It is the study of the meaning of languages.
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3.  Phonetics is the study of the sounds of language. What do we call to this sounds?
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4.  What is the study of language as it pertains to social classes, ethnic groups and genders?
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5.  It is the study of language from a cognitive and developmental law.
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6.  The English language begins with the Anglo-Saxons.
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7.  Julius Caesar, Duke of Normandy, invades and conquers England in 1066.
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8.  In 1348, English replaces Latin as the language of instruction in most schools.
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9.     Shakespeare is born on 1564 and died on 1660.
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10.  French replaced English as the language of law.
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11.  In the vocal tract, speech starts with the _________ which push air out (carbon dioxide) and pull it in (oxygen).
12.  Next, we have the latynx, or voice box. It sits at the juncture of the __________ or windpipe coming up from the lungs,and esophagus coming up from the stomach.
13.  The vocal cords can be tightened and loosened and can vibrate when air is past them, creating sounds called ________. examples include the consonants b, d, g, v, z and r.
14.  Other phonemes do not involved the vocal cords and there is no vibration, such as the consonants h, t, s, p, k, l, and f are called _________.
15.  At the top of the throat is the opening to the nasal passages called the ___________.
16.  This are sound made with air passing through the nose. examples include m, n, and ng sound of sing.
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17.  The sounds made by holding the lips together and then releasing the sound, such as p and b.
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18.  We can also use the upper teeth with the lower lip, for _________ sounds. This is how we make an f sound.
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19.  We also have two names for the parts of the tongue used with these various parts of the mouth:  The front edge is called the _______, sounds like t, th, and s are made with this.
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20.  And the back edge  is called the _________. Sounds k, g, and ng are made with this.
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