Phonetics

Phonology and Phonetics Quiz – MCQ 02

Phonology and Phonetics Quiz – MCQ 02. Phonetics and phonology are two branches of linguistics that are concerned with the sounds of human language. Phonetics focuses on the physical properties of speech sounds and how they are produced and perceived by the human ear, while phonology is concerned with the abstract rules that govern the sound patterns of a language.

The Phonology and Phonetics Quiz is designed to test your knowledge of these two fields and your ability to distinguish between the different sounds and sound patterns of a language.

Phonology and Phonetics Quiz – MCQ 02

This quiz provides a range of questions and challenges you to identify and analyze the sounds of different words and phrases. Whether you are a student of linguistics, a language teacher, or simply a language enthusiast, the Phonology and Phonetics Quiz is an excellent way to test your knowledge of the sounds of language and enhance your understanding of phonetics and phonology.

#1. Choose the best description for the first sound in the American pronunciation of the word 'teeth.'

#2. Choose the best description for the last sound in the American pronunciation of the word 'cask.'

#3. Choose the best description for the second-to-last sound in the American pronunciation of the word 'cask.'

#4. Choose the best description for the first sound in the American pronunciation of the word 'cask.'

#5. Choose the best description for the second-to-last sound in the American pronunciation of the word 'true'

#6. Choose the best description for the first sound in the American pronunciation of the word 'teeth."

#7. Choose the best description for the vowel sound in the American pronunciation of the word 'gnat.'

Notice how your jaw opens when you say the vowel. That’s a clue that you’re dealing with a low vowel. Now look in the mirror as you say the vowel. Can you see the back of your throat? No. That’s because your tongue is bunched up in the front part of your mouth.

#8. Choose the best description for the first sound in the American pronunciation of the word 'gnat.'

The modern spelling is archaic, and only the second written letter corresponds to the spoken sound.

#9. Choose the best description for the first sound in the American pronunciation of the word 'teeth.'

#10. Choose the best description for the vowel sound in the American pronunciation of the word 'teeth.'

A high front LAX vowel is what you hear in words like “it” or “pit”

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