American Place Names Pronunciation Quiz

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American Place Names Pronunciation Quiz - Quiz

Take this quiz to test your ability to identify the correct pronunciation of American place names. There are 5 questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Choose the stress pattern for the correct pronunciation of New York.
    • A. 

      NEW york (first word stress)

    • B. 

      New York (equal stress)

    • C. 

      New YORK (second word stress)

  • 2. 
    Choose the stress pattern for the correct pronunciation of California.
    • A. 

      CaliFORnia (3rd syllable stress)

    • B. 

      California (equal stress)

    • C. 

      CALifornia (1st syllable stress)

  • 3. 
    Choose the stress pattern for the correct pronunciation of Florida.
    • A. 

      Florida (equal stress)

    • B. 

      FloRIda (2nd syllable stress)

    • C. 

      FLORida (1st syllable stress)

  • 4. 
    Choose the stress pattern for the correct pronunciation of New Jersey?
    • A. 

      New Jersey (equal stress)

    • B. 

      NEW jersey (first word stress)

    • C. 

      New JERsey (second word stress)

  • 5. 
    American place names with two words such as New York, New Jersey, North Carolina & North Dakota are always stressed on the second word.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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