Consonants

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Consonants


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  • 1. 
    Affricates begin as fricatives and end as plosives.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Fricatives are characterised by a hissing sound.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Post-alveolar consonants involve the tip of the tongue and the hard palate 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Plosives are continuants. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The soft palate is raised in all consonants except nasals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The final consonant sound in ‘laugh’ is a 
    • A. 

      labio-dental

    • B. 

      Glottal

    • C. 

      Velar

    • D. 

      Bilabial

  • 7. 
    Which has a post alveolar 
    • A. 

      Book

    • B. 

      Sound

    • C. 

      Measure

    • D. 

      Listen

  • 8. 
    The different between /p/ and /t/ is 
    • A. 

      Voicing

    • B. 

      place of articulation

    • C. 

      Position of soft palate

    • D. 

      Manner of articulation

  • 9. 
    Which word contains an affricate? 
    • A. 

      Tip

    • B. 

      Job

    • C. 

      Back

    • D. 

      Teeth

  • 10. 
    Which word does not have a fricative? 
    • A. 

      Should

    • B. 

      Map

    • C. 

      Flower

    • D. 

      Teeth

  • 11. 
    The underlined sound in ‘mother’ is a 
    • A. 

      Voiceless dental fricative

    • B. 

      Voiced dental fricative

    • C. 

      Voiceless dental affricate

    • D. 

      Voiced dental affricate

  • 12. 
    Which word contains an approximant? 
    • A. 

      Young

    • B. 

      Look

    • C. 

      Who

    • D. 

      Job

  • 13. 
    Which word contains a velar? 
    • A. 

      box

    • B. 

      Know

    • C. 

      Press

    • D. 

      What

  • 14. 
    What is the difference between /ʃ / and  /tʃ/? 
    • A. 

      Voicing

    • B. 

      Place of articulation

    • C. 

      Position of soft palate

    • D. 

      Manner of articulation

  • 15. 
    Which word contains a palatal?A.              B.                C.                  D. 
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      Job

    • C. 

      Him

    • D. 

      Rent

  • 16. 
    Which of the underlined sounds is a fortis consonant? 
    • A. 

      Pleasure

    • B. 

      Nature

    • C. 

      Eyes

    • D. 

      Of

  • 17. 
    Fortis consonants lengthen preceding vowels
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The initial consonant in 'cook' is aspirated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The friction noise of lenis fricatives is louder than that of fortis fricatives
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Sounds in which the tip of the tongue touches the alveolar ridge are called palatal consonants
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Which of the followings contains a labiodental consonant? 
    • A. 

      Though

    • B. 

      Cough

    • C. 

      Smile

    • D. 

      High

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