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AAS/LIN 250 Quiz # 1     Name: Last:-----------------,  First:------------- Form A              Thurs. Feb. 19, 2009     SB ID #:-------------------------------------- Please  fill out  your name   and  SB ID# .    Make sure to  mark “0”   under the  heading 'Day' of the 'Date of Birth' section  on  your Scantron sheet (left   column  only).  PART I: True or False  (Total: 40 points) (Mark '1' for 'True' and '2' for 'False. ') 1. Annexation of land, as in the case of Louisiana, is one of the causes of  multilingualism in the US.                 T       F      2. In 1780, John Adams wanted to create an official academy devoted to promote and dictate the use of English.             T       F 3. Sociolinguistics is concerned with structural aspects and grammatical uses  of the language. T       F      4. It wasn't until the 1960s that African Americans won the right to vote. T       F 5. According to the Census of 2000, almost 22.5% of the Asians claimed little or no competence in English.                         T       F 6. The Gentlemen's Agreement of 1907-1908 is an agreement between the U.S. and China.                                                                                                                    T       F    7. Language choice and sociolinguistic variable mean exactly the same thing. T       F      8. Bilingualism in the US is transitional, it has remained constantly a bilingual  country. T       F      9. After English and Spanish, the largest number of speakers are the  Chinese (Mandarin) speakers. T       F      10. The largest numbers of Asians are settled in the East Coast followed by the West Coast. T       F      11. In New York state, more Asian Americans live in Nassau County than in  Suffolk.                            T       F 12. Chinese immigration started with the discovery of gold in 19
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