Linguistics Vocabulary Quiz

Question 1 of 20

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Which term includes the study of morphology, syntax, phonetics, and semantics?

Select one of the following:

  • linguistics

  • phonology

  • standard English

  • communication

Question 2 of 20

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Which term describes the sounds such as Z-Z-Z-Z or V-V-V-V?

Select one of the following:

  • unvoiced

  • consonant

  • voiced

  • syntax

Question 3 of 20

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sounds with no vibration such as S-S-S and F-F-F?

Select one of the following:

  • voiced

  • nasals

  • consonant

  • unvoiced

Question 4 of 20

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The blocking of air flow and then releasing it abruptly, like [p], [t], [k] for voiceless, and [b], [d], [g] for voiced is known as

Select one of the following:

  • stops

  • glides

  • nasals

  • liquids

Question 5 of 20

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Which of the following shows distinguishing sounds in a language, and some examples are /t/, /f/, or /v/?

Select one of the following:

  • syntax

  • phoneme

  • nasals

  • semantics

Question 6 of 20

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Register is a limited language usage for different purposes and settings?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 20

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The voiced sounds [w] and [j] are glides because they are said with the tongue in motion to or from a position of a vowel?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 8 of 20

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Dialect can differ from one social group to the next and even by region?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 9 of 20

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The assumption that grammar was a set of rules needed for the proper use of language was known as descriptive grammar?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 20

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Liquids are the production of two voiceless sounds [l] and [r]?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 11 of 20

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Vowels sounds are mostly articulated via closure and obstruction in the vocal tract?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 12 of 20

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Vowel sounds are typically voiced and the sound is produced with a free flow of air?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 13 of 20

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Which of the following is/are example of a fricative articulatory position? (check all that apply)

Select one or more of the following:

  • labio-dental

  • dental

  • sibilants

  • post-aveolar

Question 14 of 20

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sociolinguistics is the study of the relationships between which of the following?

Select one or more of the following:

  • language

  • community

  • people

  • society

Question 15 of 20

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Which of the following apply to the study of semantics?

Select one or more of the following:

  • words

  • signs

  • sentence structures

  • meaning

Question 16 of 20

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Standard English encompasses which of the following in the language? (check all that apply)

Select one or more of the following:

  • context

  • grammar

  • vocabulary

  • spelling

Question 17 of 20

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This word includes semivowels such as y in yes and the w in war?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Approximants

  • consonants

  • vowel

  • liquids

Question 18 of 20

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The exchanging of information between people to convey a message or socialize?

Select one of the following:

  • sociolinguistics

  • communication

  • grammar

  • dialect

Question 19 of 20

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AAVE is sometimes called Ebonics outside the academic community?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 20 of 20

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Nearly all nasals consonants are what two types? (check all that apply)

Select one or more of the following:

  • Nasal stops

  • Nasal glides

  • Nasal constinuants

  • Nasal consonants

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