American English: Test Your Knowledge

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American English Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Americans change T to a light D sound when the T is between vowel sounds, as in "water."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Americans always pronounce the T sound when T follows N, as in "interview."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Americans always pronounce the R sound except when the R is next to last, as in "work."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Americans reduce the L sound (pronounce it lightly) when L is the last letter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In American English the syllable stress often changes when a word has two forms such as being both noun and verb.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Americans pronounce the letter O four different ways in the words "computer," "cop," "hope" and "do."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Americans pronounce TH the same way in "the" and "think."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    American English has complex spellings for Short Vowels and simple spellings for Long Vowels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Americans teach their kids that "an E at the end makes the vowel sound long."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    In American English, when two vowels are next to each other, the 2nd vowel is often silent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False