ch4_quiz - Chapter 4 Quiz (Correct answers are marked with...

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(Correct answers are marked with an asterisk*) 1. A system of communication based on symbols that have agreed-upon meetings is known as: A) dialact B) language* C) sign language D) lingua franca 2. The Elvish languages featured in The Lord of the Rings would be an example of an A) lingua franca B) natural language C) universal language D) artificial language* 3. It is generally understood that there are about___________ different languages in the world today A) 5900 B) 6200 C) 6900* D) 7900 4. A language family is A) a group of languages that have similar sounds B) a region where an innovation, idea, belief, or cultural practice begins C) traced through extensive and accurate written documents D) a collection of languages that share a common but distant ancestor* 5. A place or region where an innovation, idea, belief, or cultural practice begins is a A) physical landscape B) family tree C) language region D) hearth* 6. Hebrew is an example of a language from the following language family: A) Niger-Congo B) Sino-Tibetan C) Afro-Asiatic* D) Indo-European
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2011 for the course GEOG 1113 taught by Professor Bays during the Fall '10 term at Oklahoma State.

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ch4_quiz - Chapter 4 Quiz (Correct answers are marked with...

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