Quiz: Chapter 8.3 | Chapter 8.4 to Chapter 8.7 | Chapter 9.1
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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. According to Chapter 8.4, what is the first impulse behind American imitation of English orthography?
a) Compromise for cheaper printing.
2. In what century did Americans begin to rebel against the capitalization trends dominant in England?
a) The nineteenth.
b) The eighteenth.
c) The seventeenth.
d) The twentieth.
3. Which organization produced a prospectus in 1913 that warned against extreme English conservatism in the spelling of foreign loan-words?
a) National Education Association.
b) British Literary Association.
c) Simplified Spelling Board.
d) Society for Pure English.
4. According to Mencken, the English opposition to American spelling transcends the academic and takes on the...
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