Phonology and Word Identification Strategies Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Applying what you know about U.S. history when you read a historical novel is an example of using _____.

Question 2 2. The suffix that means more is _____.

Question 3 3. Breaking apart a word into its component parts is an example of using _____.

Question 4 4. Which sentence correctly uses their, there, or they're?

Question 5 5. The root that means govern is _____.

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Question 6 6. All of the following are examples of nonwords EXCEPT _____.

Question 7 7. What is the suffix in the word 'telecommunication'?

Question 8 8. Which sentence correctly uses to, too, or two?

Question 9 9. Between 1 and 2 years old what skills do most children gain?

Question 10 10. Since there are several words that use similar sounds in the English language, what can help to distinguish them from one another?

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Question 11 11. Phonology is the

Question 12 12. What is a 'sign' in the linguistic field?

Question 13 13. The root that means heat is _____.

Question 14 14. In 'Harry Potter', Professor Snape's first name, Severus, means serious, strict, and severe. The character of Professor Snape is also serious and strict. This is an example of which of the following?

Question 15 15. Which can sometimes stand on its own?

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Question 16 16. What is defined as the smallest unit of sound that has meaning?

Question 17 17. The study of how a language is constructed is defined as

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT helpful when trying to determine the meaning of an unknown word?

Question 19 19. What is phonology?

Question 20 20. Morphology is defined as the

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Question 21 21. What is the root of the word 'reaction'?

Question 22 22. Which of the following BEST describes syntax?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is FALSE about homonyms?

Use this material to answer question #24

This is a portion of the poem 'Mending Wall' by Robert Frost

Something there is that doesn't love a wall,

That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it,

And spills the upper boulders in the sun;

And makes gaps even two can pass abreast.

The work of hunters is another thing:

I have come after them and made repair

Where they have left not one stone on a stone,

But they would have the rabbit out of hiding,

To please the yelping dogs. The gaps I mean,

No one has seen them made or heard them made,

But at spring mending-time we find them there.

I let my neighbour know beyond the hill;

And on a day we meet to walk the line

And set the wall between us once again.

We keep the wall between us as we go.

Question 24 24. In Robert Frost's 'Mending Wall', what is the denotation of walking the line?

Question 25 25. By what age will most children have acquired the ability to speak their first word?

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Question 26 26. Which is not a word part?

Question 27 27. Which sentence correctly uses your, yore, or you're?

Question 28 28. Looking at the words surrounding an unknown word to determine its meaning is an example of using _____.

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT a syntactical consideration?

Question 30 30. Which sentence uses the word 'accept' correctly?

Phonology and Word Identification Strategies Chapter Exam Instructions

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