L: Quiz


Question 1: This originally may have been based on an Egyptian hieroglyph that was adapted by Semites for ________ purposes.
AlphabetLatin alphabetGreek alphabetArabic alphabet

Question 2: The ________ code for capital L is 211 and for lowercase l is 147.
Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange CodeEBCDIC 037EBCDIC 285EBCDIC 1047

Question 3: The ________ code for capital L is 76 and for lowercase l is 108; or in binary 01001100 and 01101100.
ASCIIWindows-1252ISO/IEC 8859-1Code page 437

Question 4: history palaeography derivations diacritics punctuation numerals Unicode list of letters ________
ANSI escape codeISO/IEC 8859-16ISO/IEC 8859ISO/IEC 646

Question 5: The Greek letter ________ Λ (upper case) or λ (lower case), as well as the equivalent Etruscan and Latin letters, represent the same sound as the Semitic letter.

Question 6: A ________ or palatal L (IPA /ʎ/) occurs in many languages, and is represented by GL in Italian, LL in Spanish and Catalan, LH in Portuguese, and Ļ in Latvian.
Palatal lateral approximantVoiceless alveolar fricativeVoiceless velar plosivePalatal nasal

Question 7: Common digraphs include LL, which has a value identical to L in English, but has the separate value ________ (IPA /ɬ/) in Welsh, where it can appear in an initial position.
Voiceless glottal fricativeVoiceless uvular plosiveVoiceless alveolar lateral fricativeVoiced dental fricative

Question 8: A more stylized version based on the handwritten ℓ is sometimes used - this is often used as a suffix on a number to represent ________.
LitrePintMetric systemUnited States customary units

Question 9: L can occur before almost any plosive, fricative, or ________ in English.
Lateral consonantConsonantEjective consonantAffricate consonant

Question 10: The numeric character references in ________ and XML are "L" and "l" for upper and lower case respectively.
Portable Document FormatHTMLECMAScriptOpenDocument

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