Lesson 1 Quiz: Building A Word

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Lesson 1 Quiz: Building A Word

This assessment correlates to the first lesson on EtymologyRules. Com


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Etymology covers of which of the following aspects?
    • A. 

      The origin of a word

    • B. 

      How words change in meaning and form

    • C. 

      Cognates in other languages

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    The terms phonetics and phonology both contain a root word that means
    • A. 

      Writings.

    • B. 

      Sounds.

    • C. 

      Images.

    • D. 

      Feelings.

  • 3. 
    Match the following terms to the appropriate definitions:
    • A. phoneme
    • A.
    • B. morpheme
    • B.
    • C. grapheme
    • C.
  • 4. 
    From the list below, select the consonant digraphs:
    • A. 

      Ch (chaplin)

    • B. 

      Dr (driver)

    • C. 

      Gh (tough)

    • D. 

      St (stencil)

  • 5. 
    From the list below, select the vowel digraph
    • A. 

      O (cot)

    • B. 

      Oa (coat)

    • C. 

      I-e (kite)

    • D. 

      Ee (tree)

  • 6. 
                                 The word september consists ofLabialDentalGuttural[Blank] [Blank] [Blank]  
  • 7. 
                                 The word september consists LabialDentalGuttural [Blank] [Blank] 
  • 8. 
                                 The word september consists LabialDentalGuttural  [Blank]
  • 9. 
                                 The word seven consists LabialDentalGuttural[Blank]   
  • 10. 
                                 The word seven consists LabialDentalGuttural [Blank] [Blank] 
  • 11. 
    Plosive is to [Blank] as fricative is to [Blank].
  • 12. 
    The word distract has [Blank] graphemes, [Blank] phonemes, and [Blank] morphemes.
  • 13. 
    The word hairbrush consists of [Blank] graphemes, [Blank] phonemes, and [Blank] morphemes. 
  • 14. 
    The word psychology contains [Blank] graphemes, [Blank] phonemes, and [Blank] morphemes.  
  • 15. 
    Why is phonetics and phonology an important aspect of etymology?