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:


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


English is a language of constant ___________________. (from Chapter 9 Good English and Bad)


Chapter 13 addresses what traditions in the English-speaking world? (from Chapter 13 Names)


When comparing American and British vocabulary, some terms hold their meanings while others _______________________. (from Chapter 7 Varieties of English)


In what country does the printing revolution take place? (from Chapter 8 Spelling)

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