Speech Organs Quiz: How Much You Know?

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Speech Organs Quiz: How Much You Know?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The soft palate serves to open and close the entrance to the nasal cavity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The space between the vocal folds is the epiglottis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The vocal cords are pressed together during voiceless consonants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When the air is made to move out of the lungs we say that there is an egressive pulmonic airstream.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Articulatory phonetics studies different parts of the vocal tract.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is an active articulator?
    • A. 

      lower lip

    • B. 

      Alveolar ridge

    • C. 

      Hard palate

    • D. 

      Upper teeth

  • 7. 
    Which part of the tongue forms the front wall of the pharynx?
    • A. 

      Tip

    • B. 

      Front

    • C. 

      Back

    • D. 

      Root

  • 8. 
    In the articulation of nasal sounds, the __________is lowered, and the air passes through the nose.
    • A. 

      Hard palate

    • B. 

      Tongue

    • C. 

      Upper lip

    • D. 

      Soft palate

  • 9. 
    This articulator is called the voice box.
    • A. 

      Pharynx

    • B. 

      Palate

    • C. 

      Larynx

    • D. 

      Tongue