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The American Language Quiz

This Study Guide consists of approximately 123 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The American Language.

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Which of the following was not used as a substitute for the once indecent term, for highly refined ears, "bull"? (from Chapter 4.4 | Chapter 4.5)

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 | Chapter 9.7)

4.

What purpose does Miss Wittmann say is served by the shortening of word forms? (from Chapter 6.3 | Chapter 6.4)

5.

According to Mencken, which of the following does "one American professor of English" predict will become a spelling form of the future? (from Chapter 8.5 | Chapter 8.6)

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