The American Language Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What sort of distinction frequently occurs between an adverb and its primary adjective? (from Chapter 9.4)

2.

Which of the following is often used in England to designate a thoroughfare? (from Chapter 10.4)

3.

According to the study of E.J. Hills, how many descriptive adjectives are possessed by the average child of two? (from Chapter 9.6)

4.

What principle of spelling was behind much of Webster's theory concerning the simplification of spelling? (from Chapter 8.1)

5.

Mencken describes the American language as having a "democratic enmity" to all what, in the beginning of Chapter 6.1? (from Chapter 6.1)

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