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Question 1: ________, the most recent auxlang to gain a significant number of speakers, emerged in 1951, when the International Auxiliary Language Association published its Interlingua-English Dictionary and an accompanying grammar.
EsperantoIdoLingua Franca NovaInterlingua

Question 2: Several ________ have been developed on different constructed language wikis, usually involving discussion and voting on phonology, grammatical rules and so forth.
QuenyaArtistic languageFictional languageInterlingua

Question 3: In the 17th century, interest in magical languages was continued by the ________ and Alchemists (like John Dee).
AstrologyEsoteric ChristianityRosicrucianismHermeticism

Question 4: While ________ is generally considered schematic, Interlingua is viewed as naturalistic.
EsperantoEsperanto grammarReformed EsperantoEsperantido

Question 5: The most famous of these is the ________ from Star Trek, which has a bona-fide vocabulary and a full set of functional grammar rules.
Star Trek: The Motion PictureEsperantoIthkuilKlingon language

Question 6: Group collaboration has apparently become more common in recent years, as constructed language designers have started using ________ tools to coordinate design efforts.
Internet Relay ChatWorld Wide WebE-mailInternet

Question 7: Renaissance interest in ________, notably the discovery of the Hieroglyphica of Horapollo, and first encounters with the Chinese script directed efforts towards a perfect written language.
New KingdomAncient EgyptAlexander the GreatPtolemaic Kingdom

Question 8: Some studies have found that learning Esperanto helps in learning a non-constructed language later (see ________).
EsperantoEsperantidoReformed EsperantoHistory of Esperanto

Question 9: Thus, if someone wants to learn English, some suggest learning ________ first.
American EnglishEnglish languageBasic EnglishInternational English

Question 10: ________ was the first to develop a family of related fictional languages and was the first academic to publicly discuss artistic languages, admitting to A Secret Vice of his in 1930 at an Esperanto congress.
The HobbitJ. R. R. Tolkien's influencesBeowulf: The Monsters and the CriticsJ. R. R. Tolkien

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