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Plural Of Emphasis Quiz - Quiz

Some people look or sound angry when they speak but they aren't. They speak very loud to allow the listener to hear and understand the message being conveyed. It also would mean a serious conversation between two people interacting with each other.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the plural form of the word emphasis?

    • A.

      Emphasize

    • B.

      Emphasis'

    • C.

      Emphases

    • D.

      Emphasizes

    Correct Answer
    C. Emphases
    Explanation
    The plural form of the word "emphasis" is "emphases". This is because when a noun ends in -is, it is typically changed to -es in the plural form. Therefore, "emphases" correctly represents more than one emphasis.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these suffixes is NOT applicable to use on emphasis?

    • A.

      -ize

    • B.

      -izing

    • C.

      -ed

    • D.

      -tion

    Correct Answer
    D. -tion
    Explanation
    The suffix "-tion" is not applicable for emphasis because it is primarily used to form nouns from verbs. It does not have the same effect of intensifying or emphasizing a word or concept as the other suffixes listed (-ize, -izing, -ed) which can create verbs or adjectives that convey a stronger or more intense meaning.

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  • 3. 

    To what does emphasis give special attention for other native English speakers?

    • A.

      Accent

    • B.

      Diction

    • C.

      Pronunciation

    • D.

      Enunciation

    Correct Answer
    A. Accent
    Explanation
    Emphasis gives special attention to accent for other native English speakers. Accent refers to the way someone pronounces words, which can vary depending on their regional or cultural background. Emphasizing accent means focusing on the specific sounds, intonation, and rhythm that are characteristic of a particular accent. This can help listeners understand the speaker better and also adds a unique flavor to their speech.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these words are related with emphases?

    • A.

      Stress

    • B.

      Intonation

    • C.

      Enunciation

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the words listed - enunciation, stress, and intonation - are related to emphases. Enunciation refers to the clear and distinct pronunciation of words, while stress refers to the emphasis placed on certain syllables or words in a sentence. Intonation, on the other hand, refers to the rise and fall of pitch in speech, which can also be used to convey emphasis. Therefore, all of these words are related to the concept of emphases in speech.

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  • 5. 

    Where should emphasis or emphases be given or applied? 

    • A.

      To a word

    • B.

      To a group of words

    • C.

      To the syllables

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Emphasis or emphases can be given or applied to a word, a group of words, or the syllables. This means that emphasis can be placed on a single word to highlight its importance or to convey a specific meaning. Emphasis can also be applied to a group of words to emphasize a particular phrase or idea within a sentence. Additionally, emphasis can be given to the syllables in a word to create a rhythmic or melodic effect in speech or writing. Therefore, all of the options mentioned are correct.

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  • 6. 

    In what academic activity is emphases applicable?

    • A.

      Speaking

    • B.

      Reading

    • C.

      Writing

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Emphases is applicable in all of the above academic activities. Emphasis is the act of giving importance or emphasis to certain aspects or ideas. In speaking, one can emphasize certain words or phrases to convey meaning or emotion. In reading, emphasis can be used to highlight important points or ideas. In writing, emphasis can be achieved through the use of italics, bold, or underlining to draw attention to specific words or phrases. Therefore, in all three academic activities, emphasis plays a role in effectively conveying information or ideas.

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  • 7. 

    What is the main purpose of applying force in speaking?

    • A.

      To get special attention

    • B.

      To show importance

    • C.

      To observe proper communication

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The main purpose of applying force in speaking is to achieve all of the above mentioned outcomes. By using force, one can grab special attention, emphasize the importance of their message, and ensure effective communication by conveying their thoughts clearly and assertively. Applying force in speaking helps to engage the listener, convey the intended message effectively, and make the communication more impactful.

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  • 8. 

    The word is used in what type of communication?

    • A.

      Oral

    • B.

      Written

    • C.

      Spoken

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The word can be used in all types of communication, including oral, written, and spoken. This means that it can be expressed through speaking, writing, or any form of verbal or written communication.

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