Introduction To Phonetics Quiz

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Introduction To Phonetics Quiz

Introduction to Phonetics quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name given to the smallest unit of speech?
    • A. 

      Phoneme

    • B. 

      Letter

    • C. 

      Sound

    • D. 

      Syllable

  • 2. 
    What's the mame of the phonemic alphabet
    • A. 

      IPA

    • B. 

      API

    • C. 

      PIA

    • D. 

      PHO

  • 3. 
    The phonemes for vowel sounds in English are...
    • A. 

      More than in spanish

    • B. 

      Less than in spanish

    • C. 

      The same as in spanish

    • D. 

      Simpler to articulate than in spanish

  • 4. 
    Which of the following options is a passive articulator?
    • A. 

      Tongue

    • B. 

      Soft palate

    • C. 

      Upper jaw

    • D. 

      Upper lip

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is an active articulator?
    • A. 

      Tongue

    • B. 

      Lower teeth

    • C. 

      Hard palate

    • D. 

      Alveolar ridge

  • 6. 
    Which is the speech organ responsible for changing an oral sound into a nasal sound?
    • A. 

      Soft palate or velum

    • B. 

      Nose

    • C. 

      Larynx

    • D. 

      Uvula

  • 7. 
    Where are the vocal folds?
    • A. 

      In the larynx

    • B. 

      In the pharynx

    • C. 

      In the oral cavity

    • D. 

      In the nose cavity

  • 8. 
    The space between the vocal folds is called...
    • A. 

      Glottis

    • B. 

      Larynx

    • C. 

      Uvula

    • D. 

      Epiglottis

  • 9. 
    The nasal sounds are...
    • A. 

      Less than oral sounds

    • B. 

      More than oral sounds

    • C. 

      Non existent in english

    • D. 

      All the English sounds

  • 10. 
    Why is a phoneme meaningful?
    • A. 

      If you change it you change a word.

    • B. 

      If you change it you change the accent.

    • C. 

      If you change it you change the allophone.

    • D. 

      If you change the phoneme, meaning does not change

  • 11. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

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