Test One- Artic And Phono

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Test One- Artic And Phono

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Speech sounds are:
    • A. 

      Physical sound realities

    • B. 

      The end product of articulatory motor processes

    • C. 

      Basic unit within phonetics

    • D. 

      Can be examined w/o referring to a specific language system

    • E. 

      All the above are true

  • 2. 
    ______ refers to how speech sounds function within a specific language.
    • A. 

      Speech sounds

    • B. 

      Linguistic function

    • C. 

      Phonemes

    • D. 

      Phonetics

  • 3. 
    The smallest linguistic unit within a language that is able, when combined with other units to establish word meanings and distinguist between them:
    • A. 

      Phonetics

    • B. 

      Articulation

    • C. 

      Phoneme

    • D. 

      Speech sound

  • 4. 
    Which is an example of a minimal pair?
    • A. 

      "television" vs. "tedivision"

    • B. 

      "skunk" vs. "stunks"

    • C. 

      "sandwhich" vs. "sandmich"

    • D. 

      Dog vs. log

  • 5. 
    Phonology is:
    • A. 

      The study of how phonemes are organized and function in communication to convey meaning

    • B. 

      Refers to the description of hte allowed combinations of phonemes in a particular language

    • C. 

      List of all the vowels and consonants that function in AE to differentiate meaning

    • D. 

      A disorder

  • 6. 
    _______ is the area within the vocal tract that remains motionless during consonant articulation.
    • A. 

      Place of articulation

    • B. 

      Organ of articulation

    • C. 

      Manner of articulation

  • 7. 
    Refers to the type of constriction the organ and place of articulation produce for the realization of a particular consonant.
    • A. 

      Place of articulation

    • B. 

      Vocal tract

    • C. 

      Oral cavity

    • D. 

      Manner of articulation

  • 8. 
    Complete blockage at specific point in the vocal tract
    • A. 

      Rhotic

    • B. 

      Lateral

    • C. 

      Stop-plosive

    • D. 

      Glide

  • 9. 
    Partial blockage
    • A. 

      Stop plosive

    • B. 

      Frictative

    • C. 

      Affricative

    • D. 

      Glottal

  • 10. 
    Consonants produced with the velum lowered so that the air can pass freely through the nasal cavity
    • A. 

      Laterals

    • B. 

      Glide

    • C. 

      Stops

    • D. 

      Nasals

  • 11. 
    Two neighboring segments are merged into a new and different segment
    • A. 

      Coarticulation

    • B. 

      Contact assimilation

    • C. 

      Coalescence

    • D. 

      Phonetic similitude

  • 12. 
    A sound segment influences a preceding sound
    • A. 

      Anticipatory assimilations

    • B. 

      Regressive assimilation

    • C. 

      Progressive assimilation

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 13. 
    This is the result of coarticulation and may change sounds phonetic constituents under the articulatory influence of the other sound
    • A. 

      Speech sounds

    • B. 

      Phonemes

    • C. 

      Assimilation

    • D. 

      Similitude