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Grammatical conjugation: Quiz


Question 1: This is the sense in which teachers say that ________ has four conjugations of verbs.
LatinRoman EmpireVulgar LatinOld Latin

Question 2: Inflection of nouns and ________ is known as declension.
AdjectiveVerbPreposition and postpositionAdverb

Question 3: A verb that has conjugations deviating from this convention is said to be an ________.
Preterite-present verbIrregular verbGermanic strong verbGermanic weak verb

Question 4: Indo-European languages usually ________ verbs for several grammatical categories in complex paradigms, although some, like English, have simplified verb conjugation to a large extent.
InflectionGrammatical genderBulgarian languagePolish language

Question 5: A regular verb has a set of conventions for conjugation (paradigm) that derives all forms from a few specific forms or ________ (maybe only one, such as the infinitive in English), in spelling or pronunciation.
Principal partsGermanic strong verbIrregular verbEnglish verbs

Question 6: Some of the conjugations may be disused, like the English ________-form, or have additional meanings, like the English you-form, which can also stand for 2nd.
Middle EnglishOld EnglishThouEnglish language

Question 7: In many languages there are also one or more forms that remain unchanged with all or most of grammatical categories: the non-finite forms, such as the infinitive or the ________.
NounPreposition and postpositionGerundArticle (grammar)

Question 8: In linguistics, conjugation is the creation of derived forms of a verb from its principal parts by inflection (regular alteration according to rules of ________).
Generative grammarLanguage educationGrammarSyntax

Question 9: Degree of formality (see T-V distinction, ________)
KanjiJapanese grammarJapanese languageHonorific speech in Japanese


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