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Egyptian language: Quiz


Question 1: Middle Egyptian (2055 BC – 1650 BC, Middle Kingdom up to the Amarna Period; continued in use as a ________ into the 4th century AD)
Vulgar LatinLiterary languageDiglossiaRoman Empire

Question 2:
What region does Egyptian language belong to?

Question 3: Old Egyptian (2686 BC – 2181 BC, the language of the ________)
Egypt (Roman province)Old KingdomPredynastic EgyptNew Kingdom

Question 4: The national language of modern-day ________ is Egyptian Arabic, which gradually replaced Coptic as the language of daily life in the centuries after the Muslim conquest of Egypt.

Question 5: The non-finite forms occur without a subject and they are the ________, the participles and the negative infinitive, which Gardiner calls "negatival complement".
VerbInfinitivePreposition and postpositionAdverb

Question 6: ________, Egyptian contrasted labial, alveolar, palatal, velar, uvular, pharyngeal, and glottal consonants, in a distribution rather similar to that of Arabic.
International Phonetic AlphabetEnglish phonologyIrish phonologyPhonology

Question 7: In the language's final stage of development, the ________ replaced the older writing system.
Greek alphabetMeroitic scriptCoptic alphabetLatin alphabet

Question 8: Today, Coptic survives as the liturgical language of the ________ and the Coptic Catholic Church.
Greek Orthodox Church of JerusalemArmenian Apostolic ChurchCoptic Orthodox Church of AlexandriaCoptic history

Question 9: He also created the Egyptian dialogue for ________.
The Mummy (1932 film)The Mummy ReturnsThe Mummy (1999 film)The Mummy's Curse

Question 10: Egyptian ________ can be either masculine or feminine (indicated as with other Afroasiatic languages by adding a -t), and singular, plural (-w / -wt), or dual (-wy / -ty).
AdjectivePreposition and postpositionNounArticle (grammar)

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