Test In English 1

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 53

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This covers discussion in English 1 from Assimilation of Words, Characteristics of Loan Words, Origin of Words, American and British Vocabularies, Euphemisms, Portmanteaus, Apocopated Words, to Word Creations.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is the "joining' of two or more words to form new ones.
  • 2. 
    Words ending in ism (capitalism, nazism, imperialism,, criticism, realism, baptism) usually came from __________ Language.
  • 3. 
    The word "shawl" originated from what language?
  • 4. 
    American Term : newspaper reporter British Term : ____________
  • 5. 
    Literal Term : died Euphemism : ________
  • 6. 
    Literal Term : fortune teller Euphemism : ___________
  • 7. 
    Portmanteaus : mum Expanded form : ______ + ______ + ______ + ______
  • 8. 
    Portmanteaus : agri-buss Expanded form : ______ + ______
  • 9. 
    Apocopated Word : monocot Expnaded form : ___________
  • 10. 
    Apocopated Word : recap ​Expnaded form : ___________
  • 11. 
    Apocopated Word : cinema ​Expnaded form : ___________
  • 12. 
    Apocopated Word : pants ​Expnaded form : ___________
  • 13. 
    Apocopated Word : chevy ​Expnaded form : ___________
  • 14. 
    Apocopated Word : prof ​Expnaded form : ___________
  • 15. 
    Apocopated Word : rep ​Expnaded form : ___________
  • 16. 
    Apocopated Word : anon ​Expnaded form : ___________
  • 17. 
    Apocopated Word : pub ​Expnaded form : ___________
  • 18. 
    Words are formed / created from proper names. What is this process of word creation?
  • 19. 
    Words deriving from echoic words from sounds of animals or things. What is this process of word creation?
  • 20. 
    ADDITIONAL POINTS GIVEN FOR THIS QUESTION (1 point + 3 points = 4 POINT for this item if answered correctly) VERANDAH orginated from ___________ Language
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