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Acute accent: Quiz


Question 1: The acute accent first appeared with this name in the polytonic orthography of ________, where it indicated a syllable with a high pitch.
Ancient GreekAttic GreekDoric GreekAeolic Greek

Question 2: [1] A similar rule applies to the Belarusian Latin alphabet ________.
Belarusian languageApostropheBelarusian Latin alphabetBelarusian grammar

Question 3: The acute accent ( ´ ) is a diacritical mark used in many modern written languages with ________ based on the Latin, Cyrillic, and Greek scripts.
HangulAlphabetBopomofoArabic alphabet

Question 4: In traditional Polish ________, the kreska is more nearly vertical than the acute accent, and placed slightly right of center.
TypographyPrime (symbol)DashHyphen

Question 5: The ________ and Windows-1252 character encoding include the letters á, é, í, ó, ú, ý, and their respective capital forms.
ISO/IEC 8859-1ISO/IEC 8859-9Code page 437ISO/IEC 8859-15

Question 6: When it is required (like in dictionaries, books for children or foreigners), stress is indicated by an acute accent " ́" to distinguish between ________, such as зáмок ("castle") and замóк ("padlock").
English languageMinimal pairSpanish languageGerman language

Question 7: bar ( | )
colon ( : )
comma ( , )
________ ( ˗ )
tilde ( ~ )
Quotation markTypographyHyphenDash

Question 8: However, this is not the case for ________ and Macedonian, as these languages have a semi-fixed stress on the second-last and/or third-last syllable, making the use of accents redundant.
Croatian languageSerbo-Croatian languageSerbian languageBosnian language

Question 9: Dozens more letters with the acute accent are available in ________.
Han unificationUniversal Character SetUnicodeUTF-8

Question 10: Representing the long vowels, they are typically transcribed with a ________ today.
MacronDiacriticUmlaut (diacritic)Acute accent


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