The American Language Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Which two letters did the American ethnologist McGee insist were his first name and should not be followed by periods? (from Chapter 10.2)

2.

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

3.

In what year did Noah Webster die? (from Chapter 8.1)

4.

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

5.

In what sort of languages are double negatives "perfectly allowable"? (from Chapter 9.8)

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