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:


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


All English speakers can understand each other despite ______________________________. (from Chapter 7 Varieties of English)


Who invented the crossword puzzle? (from Chapter 15 Wordplay)


Chapter 7 addresses the _________________ examples of ways English is spoken throughout the world. (from Chapter 7 Varieties of English)


What has been added to the British vocabulary in spite of academic protests? (from Chapter 11 Old World New World)

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