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Italic languages: Quiz


Question 1: In the ________ of historical linguistics language families descended from proto-languages.
Proto-Indo-European languageSanskritComparative methodEnglish language

Question 2:
Which out of the following is a child of Italic languages?

Question 3: It includes the Romance languages derived from ________ (Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Romanian, etc.), and a number of extinct languages of the Italian Peninsula, including Umbrian, Oscan, Faliscan, and Latin itself.
Old LatinLatinVulgar LatinRoman Empire

Question 4: Venetic (the language of ancient ________), as revealed by its inscriptions, was also closely related to the Italic languages and is sometimes classified as Italic.

Question 5: The Roman conquests eventually spread it throughout the peninsula and beyond in the ________.
Western Roman EmpireRoman EmpireRoman RepublicByzantine Empire

Question 6: ________, which was spoken in west-central Italy.
Old LatinLatinVulgar LatinRoman Empire

Question 7: Bakkum defines Proto-Italic as a "chronological stage" without an independent development of its own, but extending over late ________ and the initial stages of Proto-Latin and Proto-Sabellic.
Armenian languageProto-Indo-European languageCentum-Satem isoglossIndo-European studies

Question 8: The Indo-Europeanists for Greek had hypothesized (see ________, Proto-Greek language) that Greek originated outside of Greece and was brought in by invaders.
Dorian invasionAncient GreeceMycenaean GreeceDorians

Question 9: Approximate distribution of languages in Iron Age ________ during the sixth century BC.

Question 10: South Picene, in east-central ________


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