Phonetics And Phonology Exam Questions And Answers

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Here is the best Phonetics and phonology exam to test your knowledge. Phonetics and phonology play a very important role in a language. If you are an expert in this, you can master a language. This test is designed with well-researched questions that will give you a good idea of your understanding of them. Try to get a score equal to or above 70 for a good result. Best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the characteristic of diphthongs?
    • A. 

      There are 3 vowel sounds.

    • B. 

      There are 2 vowel sounds.

    • C. 

      There are at least 2 vowel sounds and a consonant.

    • D. 

      It is a combination between one consonant and a vowel.

  • 2. 
    The place of articulation for /f/ is ___________. This kind of sound is made with the lower lip and the upper teeth.
    • A. 

      Labiodental

    • B. 

      Alveolar

    • C. 

      Interdental

    • D. 

      Bilabial

  • 3. 
    Which manner of articulation will the sound be produced with the airflow channeled into the nasal passages?
    • A. 

      Nasal

    • B. 

      Liquids

    • C. 

      Affricate

    • D. 

      Stops

  • 4. 
    Phonemes that have alternative phonetic realizations are called ______________.
    • A. 

      Allophones

    • B. 

      Minimal pairs

    • C. 

      Onset

    • D. 

      Rhyme

  • 5. 
    Which is the correct syllable structure of the word "splendidly"?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 6. 
    Patterns of consonants and vowels for the word "sculpture" = ...................
    • A. 

      CCVCCCV

    • B. 

      CCVCCCVCV

    • C. 

      CCVCCVC

    • D. 

      CCVCCV

  • 7. 
    Patterns of consonants and vowels of "disestablishment" =.......
    • A. 

      CVCVCCVCCVCCVCC

    • B. 

      CVCVCVCCVCCVCC

    • C. 

      CVCVCCVCCVCCVC

  • 8. 
    When we study changes in pronunciation undergone by allomorphophs of a morpheme as neighboring sounds modify them, we are covering "morphophonemics."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following words has a lax vowel?
    • A. 

      Script

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      Horse

    • D. 

      Ski

  • 10. 
    Which of the following choices has a tense vowel?
    • A. 

      Pie

    • B. 

      Neck

    • C. 

      Get

    • D. 

      Shut

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