The Mother Tongue Quiz

Bill Bryson
This Study Guide consists of approximately 29 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Mother Tongue.

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


English grammar rules are based on what? (from Chapter 9 Good English and Bad)


According to the author, what do most academies hand down about English grammar? (from Chapter 9 Good English and Bad)


In what time period does the event from #67 occur? (from Chapter 6 Pronunciation)


The tendency to change names and pronunciations occurs _____________________. (from Chapter 13 Names)


What has prompted the English-only movement in the U.S.? (from Chapter 16 The Future of English)

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