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Question 1: In some accents, particularly those from Philadelphia to ________, [æ] and [eə] can even contrast sometimes, as in Yes, I can [kæn] vs.
New York metropolitan areaNew York CityBrooklynManhattan

Question 2: American blends include motel, guesstimate, ________ and televangelist.
Broadcast syndicationSaturday morning cartoonInfomercialFox Broadcasting Company

Question 3: Ever since the ________, a great number of terms connected with the U.S.
United StatesMassachusettsUnited States ConstitutionAmerican Revolution

Question 4: American English (variously abbreviated AmE, AE, AmEng, USEng, en-US,[1] also known as United States English, or U.S. English) is a set of dialects of the ________ used mostly in the United States.
CanadaEnglish languageSouth AfricaSouth African English

Question 5:
Which of the following titles did American English have?
Love Love Love: English Version
Murray Professor of English Literature at Princeton University
Lady of the English
Articles Related to American English

Question 6: Dialect Survey of the United States, by Bert Vaux et al., ________.
Harvard CrimsonBrown UniversityRutgers UniversityHarvard University

Question 7: West of the ________ begins the broad zone of what is generally called "Midland" speech.
VirginiaGreat PlainsRocky MountainsAppalachian Mountains

Question 8: ________
List of British words not widely used in the United StatesList of words having different meanings in British and American English: A–LAmerican EnglishList of American words not widely used in the United Kingdom

Question 9: This merger originated in Southern American English but is now also sometimes found in parts of the Midwest and West as well, especially in people with roots in the mountainous areas of the ________.
Southeastern United StatesSouth Atlantic StatesSouthern United StatesUpland South

Question 10: A number of words and meanings that originated in Middle English or ________ and that always have been in everyday use in the United States dropped out in most varieties of British English; some of these have cognates in Lowland Scots.
ThouOld EnglishEarly Modern EnglishEnglish language

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