Multiple Choice Questions
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Multiple Choice - Chapter 1.1 | Chapter 1.2
1. Whose clarity of prevision does Mencken praise in the opening of Chapter 1.1?
2. Who is the author of "Dissertations on the English Language"?
a) Noah Webster.
b) Thomas Jefferson.
c) Benjamin Franklin.
d) H.L. Mencken.
3. What is the principal reason Mencken states that the English language has not greatly diverged since the foundation of the United States of America?
a) Transatlantic communication.
b) Transatlantic travel.
c) American neo-classical tastes.
d) Solidarity of higher education.
4. What does Mencken state is neglected by those who are...
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