Vowels

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Vowels


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  • 1. 
    There are 12 monothongs and 10 diphthongs in English.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    All front vowels are unrounded.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    /ei/ in ‘race’ is longer than /ei/ in raise
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    /w/ is devoiced in ‘question’
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The underlined sound in ‘singer’ is a nasal
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Dark [l], clear [l] and devoiced [l] are allophones of the phoneme /l/
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    In the English language, there are 44 allophones.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Vowels are nasalised when they are followed by nasals
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Lenis consonants are devoiced when they are followed by silence
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    In / stɑɪl/, /ɑ/ is shorter than /ɪ/
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which word contains a centring diphthong? 
    • A. 

      Anticipation

    • B. 

      Height

    • C. 

      Tourist

    • D. 

      Pronounce

  • 12. 
    Which word contains a mid back to front diphthong? 
    • A. 

      Soil

    • B. 

      Low

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Train

  • 13. 
    Which word has clear [l]? 
    • A. 

      Seal

    • B. 

      World

    • C. 

      Lion

    • D. 

      Milk

  • 14. 
    The vowel sound in ‘laugh’ is a ……………… 
    • A. 

      Closing dipthong

    • B. 

      Centring diphthong

    • C. 

      Low back vowel

    • D. 

      Low central vowel

  • 15. 
    In which word is [l] devoiced? 
    • A. 

      Letter

    • B. 

      Clear

    • C. 

      Filling

    • D. 

      Slow

  • 16. 
    Which word contains a mid front to central diphthong? 
    • A. 

      Stop

    • B. 

      Stair

    • C. 

      Slow

    • D. 

      Swine

  • 17. 
    Which word has a high back long vowel? 
    • A. 

      Stool

    • B. 

      Steel

    • C. 

      Dark

    • D. 

      Floor

  • 18. 
    Which word has mid central long vowel? 
    • A. 

      Pearl

    • B. 

      Seat

    • C. 

      Bark

    • D. 

      Vowel

  • 19. 
    The underlined sound in ‘many’ is a ………….. vowel. 
    • A. 

      Low front

    • B. 

      Low central

    • C. 

      Mid front

    • D. 

      Mid central

  • 20. 
    The underlined sound in ‘comfortable’ is a …………… vowel 
    • A. 

      Mid back

    • B. 

      Low central

    • C. 

      Low back short

    • D. 

      Long back long

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