First IPA Quiz

10 Questions
IPA Quizzes & Trivia

A general quiz focused on matching a word to the appropriate IPA symbol as it would be pronounced according to Skinner. Relax. Breathe. That cold feeling on your right shoulder is merely the breath of Edith as she stands over you and judges your work. . . Harshly. Have fun!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Pea
    • A. 

      ɪ

    • B. 

      æ

    • C. 

      ə

    • D. 

      I

    • E. 

      ʌ

  • 2. 
    Bug
    • A. 

      ə

    • B. 

      ʌ

    • C. 

      ɜ

    • D. 

      ʊ

    • E. 

      ɑ

  • 3. 
    Fir
    • A. 

      ɑ

    • B. 

      æ

    • C. 

      ʌ

    • D. 

      ʊ

    • E. 

      ɜ

  • 4. 
    Crop
    • A. 

      ɑ

    • B. 

      ʌ

    • C. 

      ɒ

    • D. 

      ɔ

    • E. 

      U

  • 5. 
    Bonus!What is the sound and what is the length of that sound in the word "Pete"?
    • A. 

      Long [I]

    • B. 

      Short [i]

    • C. 

      Half-long [i]

    • D. 

      Short [e]

    • E. 

      Half-long [æ]

  • 6. 
    For the next section, choose the correct word for each symbol.
    • A. 

      God, no!

    • B. 

      Do what with a who now?

    • C. 

      Huzzah! I'm so excited!

    • D. 

      My toes are numb.

    • E. 

      Pete's a dick.

  • 7. 
    [e]
    • A. 

      Bank

    • B. 

      Leave

    • C. 

      Tent

    • D. 

      Pipe

    • E. 

      Lint

  • 8. 
    [ɔ]
    • A. 

      Yawn

    • B. 

      Palm

    • C. 

      Toe

    • D. 

      Fool

    • E. 

      Just

  • 9. 
    [æ]
    • A. 

      Lake

    • B. 

      Taco

    • C. 

      Mark

    • D. 

      Carry

    • E. 

      Pass

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Pete eats five meals of kumquats and cabbage every day.

    • B. 

      All these silly burgers belong to Sue.

    • C. 

      It's not good to eat poop.

    • D. 

      Eels don't like listening to pop music.

    • E. 

      All my sons pickle pigs feet in the summer.