ENG501 Quiz 1 Spring 2021

ENG501 Quiz Spring 2021

Question No 1

The study of a language at a given point in time is called _______linguistics.

Diachronic

Phonological

Synchronic

Psycho

Question No 2

How many different languages are there in the world currently?

Over six thousand

Five thousand

Three thousand

Six thousand

Question No 3

In intonation how high or low a voice is when producing a sound is called _____________.

Choose one option.

Juncture

Pitch

Stress

tone

Question No 4

Which of the following sources does “yo-he-ho” theory belong to?

King James experiment

Pharaoh’s experiment

The Natural Sound Source

The Social Interaction Source

 

 

Question No 5

Which of the following statements is NOT true?

Language is a formal system of signs and symbols, such as calculus.

Gestures and facial expressions are also a part of language.

Audible and meaningful sounds are produced the vocal organs.

Human utterances are general and animal cries are specific.

 

Question No 6

The ability to continually create new expressions and novel utterances is called_______.

Arbitrariness

Productivity

Duality

Displacement

Question No 7

Why did Ulma oppose English as an official language after independence?

It was against their personal interest.

It was a language of the English.

It was a new form of colonization.

It was not a language of religion.

Question No 8

‘Thy’ is the equivalent form of _______________________ in modern English.

Thee

Yours

Your

You

 

 

 

Question No 9

Which of the languages survived currently in the language families?

Phoenician

Aramaic

Assyrian

Arabic

Question No 10

Which of the following words is similar to The Italian word “uomo”?

Spanish Bueno

French bon

Portuguese bom

The Latin homo

 

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