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Athabaskan languages: Quiz

  
  
  

Question 1: Krauss (2005) offers some humorous side notes on the work of ________ and his students in the early reconstruction Proto-Athabaskan.
Bertrand RussellNoam ChomskyEdward SapirFranz Boas

Question 2: The word Athabaskan is an anglicized version of the Woods Cree name for Lake Athabasca (aðapaskāw, “[where] there are plants one after another”) in ________.
CanadaBarbadosUnited KingdomUnited States

Question 3:
Which out of the following is a child of Athabaskan languages?

Question 4:
What region does Athabaskan languages belong to?
Iberia, Latin America, other Portuguese and Spanish-speaking areas.
Western North America
Appalachian Basin of eastern North America
scattered in Eurasia; northern North America

Question 5: ________: Chilcotin, Kwalhioqua-Clatskanie (Willapa, Suwal), Nicola
AlaskaNorthwestern United StatesWashingtonOregon

Question 6:
What family does Athabaskan languages belong to?

Question 7: This group includes Navajo and the five ________ languages.
New MexicoArizonaPhoenix, ArizonaApache

Question 8: ________ uses “Athapaskan” in naming the language family and individual languages.
Altaic languagesLanguage isolateEthnologueMayan languages

Question 9: The four spellings of “Athabaskan”, “Athabascan”, “Athapaskan”, and “Athapascan” are in approximately equal use, as can be verified by comparing ________ search hits for the four variants.
Google VariationsGoogleAndroid (operating system)Google Latitude

Question 10: [1] The name was assigned by ________ in his 1836 (written 1826) classification of the languages of North America.
Albert GallatinWilliam H. CrawfordJames MonroeRichard Rush
















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