Quiz On The Pronunciation Of English

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Quiz On The Pronunciation Of English

Take this quiz after you have watched all of the lectures and done all of the readings for this lesson.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    True or false? There are 13 or 14 vowel sounds in American English.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    True or false? The vowels at the back of the mouth tend to be rounded, while the front and central vowels are unrounded.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    All of the following are used to describe vowels EXCEPT for what?
    • A. 

      Tongue position

    • B. 

      Dryness

    • C. 

      Lip rounding

    • D. 

      Tenseness and laxness

    • E. 

      Simple vowels, glided vowels, and diphthongs

  • 4. 
    True or false? Voiceless sounds are made by using our vocal cords.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following are voiced sounds?  Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      /b/

    • B. 

      /s/

    • C. 

      /d/

    • D. 

      /g/

    • E. 

      /f/

    • F. 
  • 6. 
    We describe consonants by talking about all of the following EXCEPT what?
    • A. 

      Place of articulation

    • B. 

      Manner of articulation

    • C. 

      Breathing

    • D. 

      Voicing

  • 7. 
    All of the following sounds have a bilabial place of articulation EXCEPT for what?
    • A. 

      /b/

    • B. 

      /f/

    • C. 

      /m/

    • D. 

      /w/

  • 8. 
    All of the following sounds are known as fricatives EXCEPT for what?
    • A. 

      /h/

    • B. 

      /s/

    • C. 

      /l/

    • D. 

      /v/

  • 9. 
    True or false? Long vowels are vowels that are pronounced with a longer sound than short vowels which are pronounced with a short sound.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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