Phonetics: Quiz

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Question 14 ptsWhich of the following is a rounded back vowel?  Check all that apply. Which of the following is a rounded back vowel?  Check all that apply. x| o|
| a|

x| u|
| ə|
 
Question 21 ptsWhat is the primary articulator used in creating vowels? What is the primary articulator used in creating vowels?
| the vocal folds|
| the pharynx|

xx| the tongue|
| the nasal cavity|
 
Question 34 ptsEvery vowel in English has a unique articulatory position based on: (choose as many as apply) Every vowel in English has a unique articulatory position based on: (choose as many as apply) | tongue tenseness|

x| tongue height|

x| tongue advancement|
x| lip rounding|
 
Question 44 ptsOne can determine if a vowel is tense or lax by: One can determine if a vowel is tense or lax by:
| tongue tension|
x| stress|

x| duration|
x| muscular effort|
 
Question 51 ptsThe lax vowels are lower in height than their tense counterparts. The lax vowels are lower in height than their tense counterparts. xx| True|
| False|
 
Question 61 ptsRhotic diphthongs can also be called:  (choose as many as apply) Rhotic diphthongs can also be called:  (choose as many as apply) x| r-colored vowels|
| onglides and offglides|

x| rhotacized vowels|
| lateralized vowels|
 
Question 74 ptsWhich of the following list of words contains no front vowels?  (Choose as many as apply) Which of the following list of words contains no front vowels?  (Choose as many as apply) | seat, sit, sat|

x| soup, soap, supper|

| set, sought, suit|
| sought, sot, suit|
 
Question 84 ptsWhich of the following sets of vowels have no back vowels?  (Choose as many as apply) Which of the following sets of vowels have no back vowels?  (Choose as many as apply) X| steed, stayed, stud|

| stood, stowed, stewed|

| skin, scan, scone|
| stirred, stove, steer|
 
Question 94 ptsThe difference between e and eɪ is:  (Choose as many as apply) The difference between e and eɪ is:  (Choose as many as apply) x| e occurs in unstressed syllables|
x| eɪ occurs at ends of words|

| eɪ is slightly shorter in duration|
| e occurs at the ends of words|
 
Question 104 ptsMatch the symbol to its name.
Match the symbol to its name.
ash 
                                                             æ epsilon 
                                                             ɛ schwa 
                                                             ə upsilon 
                                                             ʊ  
Question 111 ptsThe open o (or backwards c) or [ɔ] is:  (Choose as many as apply) The open o (or backwards c) or [ɔ] is:  (Choose as many as apply) | lax|
x| slightly lower than [o]|

x| is always used in the transcription of "or" as [ɔr]|
| is used in the word "coat"|
 
Question 121 ptsWe commonly use the wedge instead of the schwa when:  (Choose as many as apply) We commonly use the wedge instead of the schwa when:  (Choose as many as apply) x| the syllable is stressed|

| at the end of a word|

x| the tongue is slightly lower and more backed|
| the syllable is unstressed|
 
Question 134 ptsIn which of the following words would we find lip rounding?  (Choose as many as apply) In which of the following words would we find lip rounding?  (Choose as many as apply) x| put|

x| toad|

x| door|
xx| herd|
 
Question 141 ptsWhich diphthongs occur only in diphthong form? Which diphthongs occur only in diphthong form?
| aɪ, eɪ, oʊ|
| eɪ, oʊ, œ|

x| aɪ, ɑʊ, ɔɪ|
| æ, aɪ, uʊ|
 
Question 151 ptsWhich diphthong begins in the low mid back position and ends in the high front position? Which diphthong begins in the low mid back position and ends in the high front position? | aɪ|

| oʊ|...
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