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Influences on the English Language Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following BEST explains why the alarm calls made by vervet monkeys should not be considered language?

Question 2 2. An example of a morpheme is

Question 3 3. Words borrowed from other cultures can best be described as:

Question 4 4. What of the following had a role in the Great Vowel Shift?

Question 5 5. Which of the following languages have had an impact on English?

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Question 6 6. Vowels and consonants are examples of

Question 7 7. Which is a French loanword we use in present-day English?

Question 8 8. Which is a Spanish loanword we use in present-day English?

Question 9 9. Who were the first known people to inhabit the British Isles?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is seen as having a dramatic impact on the evolution of the English language around the 15th century?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following would be considered an example of language according to principle of combinability?

Question 12 12. Choose the example of how internet and cell phone technology has changed the English language.

Question 13 13. What language family is English classified as?

Question 14 14. Why do we use the Latin alphabet to write in the Germanic language of English?

Question 15 15. How could you BEST describe the role that grammar plays in language?

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