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FINAL EXAM Sample FORM A You must bring a standard blue scantron form and a #2 pencil to the exam. INSTRUCTIONS Write your name in the slot above and on the scantron form and bubble in on the scantron your ID number and the test form letter shown in the top right corner above . For each test question, indicate the BEST answer from among the alternatives by bubbling in the appropriate slot on the scantron. The phonetic symbols of English sounds appear on the consonant and vowel charts on the last page. You are free to consult these charts. 1. One of the following phonetic transcriptions has at least one gross error. Indicate which. a. knot [ not ] b. fix [ f ɪ ks ] c. clue [ k ʰ lu ] d. boat [ bot ] 2. Which of the following words would you be pronouncing accurately in standard American English if you were to pronounce the first sound of this word by doing at least the following things: (i) opening your glottis so that there is no vocal cord vibration, and (ii) putting your teeth on your lower lip. a. vision b. judge c. physics d. paternal 3. In English the sounds [ a ], as in spa, and [ ã ], as in spawn, are _________________ because there is an assimilatory phonological rule that causes vowels to be nasalized when a nasal consonant follows. a. allophones of the same phoneme b. detailed IPA representations of synonymy c. examples of a minimal pair d. manifestations of two different phonemes 4. Which of the following is a valid phonetic transcription for the expression so smart ? a. [saw ʃ mart] b. [s ɔ sm ə r ʷ t] c. [s ɔ ʃ mat] d. [so smart] 5. Because the pronunciations of the words teeth (noun) and teethe (verb) differ only with respect to the last sound, phonologists say that these two words __________ and that ______________. a. are homonyms … they are spelled incorrectly b. are a minimal pair … [ θ ] and [ ð ] represent distinct phonemes in English c. are a minimal pair … [ θ ] and [ ð ] are allophones of the same phoneme d. both have the final th sound … the only real difference has to do with the way the silent e is pronounced. 6. Which of the following words has exactly 5 phones, as currently pronounced? a. awesome b. ought c. ships d. shapely 7. In current California English, the PHONEMIC representation of the word A-bomb is: a. /abõmb/ b. /ebomb/ c. /ebam/ d. /abãm/ 8. In which of the following sentences does the italicized word contain a BOUND ROOT? a. The reality of the phenomenon is unquestionable. b. That showed the limits of his understanding . c. He looked threateningly at the audience. d. It’s difficult to understand the recent inflationary trends. 9. Which of the following words contains exactly 4 morphemes? a.
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