Quiz: Chapter 1.1 | Chapter 1.2 to Chapter 4.2 | Chapter 4.3
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
Directions: Circle the correct answer.
1. To what phrase did Benjamin Franklin, Noah Webster, and Robert Southey object as a base Americanism, as discussed in Chapter 2.3?
a) To process.
b) To indulge.
c) To advocate.
d) Free endorsement.
2. Which of the early presidents does Mencken identify as archetypal of the new American?
a) Thomas Jefferson.
b) Andrew Jackson.
c) George Washington.
d) James Monroe.
3. What word does Mencken find Dr. John Dewey using in place of the word "opium?"
4. Which term do English dictionaries all describe as an Americanism from the comparative list in Chapter 4.1, despite the English version being frequently...
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