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Question 1:
Which of the following titles did British English have?
Princess of the English
Articles Related to British English
Member of Parliament for the Combined English Universities
English Training: Have Fun Improving Your Skills!

Question 2: The major divisions are normally classified as ________ (or English as spoken in England, which comprises Southern English dialects, Midlands English dialects and Northern English dialects), Welsh English, and Scottish English (not to be confused with the Scots language).
ScouseEnglish language in EnglandWest Country dialectsYorkshire dialect

Question 3: Newcastle (________) and other northeast England accents
British EnglishEnglish languageYorkshire dialectGeordie

Question 4: The second was the ________ in the 11th century, who spoke Old Norman and ultimately developed an English variety of this called Anglo-Norman.
Cnut the GreatNormansNormandyEngland

Question 5: West Midlands (Black Country, ________)
CoventryBirminghamWolverhamptonStoke-on-Trent

Question 6: Largely, modern British spelling was standardised in Samuel Johnson's ________ (1755), although previous writers had also played a significant role in this and much has changed since 1755.
Lives of the Most Eminent English PoetsA Dictionary of the English LanguageEarly life of Samuel JohnsonThe Plays of William Shakespeare (1765)

Question 7: English is a West Germanic language that originated from the Anglo-Frisian dialects brought to England by Germanic settlers from various parts of what is now northwest ________ and the northern Netherlands.
GreecePolandGermanyNorway

Question 8: ________
List of American words not widely used in the United KingdomList of words having different meanings in British and American English: A–LList of British words not widely used in the United StatesList of words having different meanings in British and American English: M–Z

Question 9: ________
American and British English differencesHiberno-EnglishAmerican EnglishAmerican and British English spelling differences

Question 10: Initially, Old English was a diverse group of dialects, reflecting the varied origins of the ________ Kingdoms of England.
FrisiansGermanic peoplesAnglo-SaxonsAngles







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