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Question 1: With the fragmentation of political power, the style of writing changed and varied greatly throughout the Middle Ages, and even after the invention of the ________.
Printing pressMovable typeJohannes GutenbergBook

Question 2: The Latin alphabet is also used for many ________, including Tagalog and the other languages of the Philippines, and the official Malaysian and Indonesian languages, replacing earlier Arabic and indigenous Brahmic alphabets.
Sino-Tibetan languagesHmong-Mien languagesMayan languagesAustronesian languages

Question 3: The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) encapsulated the Latin alphabet in their (________) standard.
ISO/IEC 646ANSI escape codeISO/IEC 8859-16ISO/IEC 8859

Question 4: ________, Tajikistan, and the breakaway region of Transnistria kept the Cyrillic alphabet, chiefly due to their close ties with Russia.

Question 5: Although the four are no longer part of the English or Irish alphabets, eth and thorn are still used in the modern ________.
Icelandic languageDiacriticLatin alphabetIcelandic alphabet

Question 6: It evolved from the western variety of the ________ called the Cumaean alphabet, which was borrowed and modified by the Etruscans who ruled early Rome, which alphabet was then adapted and further modified by the ancient Romans to write the Latin language.
Phoenician alphabetGreek alphabetHebrew alphabetGreek language

Question 7:
Who of the following was a child of Latin alphabet?
Brian Watt
Numerous: see Alphabets derived from the Latin
Catherine, Timothy
2 children

Question 8: Most of the rest of Asia used a variety of Brahmic alphabets or the ________.
Chinese characterKanjiChinese languageSimplified Chinese characters

Question 9: The rules for ________ have changed over time, and different languages have varied in their rules for capitalization.
CapitalizationFrench languageSpanish languageGerman language

Question 10: The ________ was widespread within Islam, both among Arabs and non-Arab nations like the Iranians, Indonesians, Malays, and Turkic peoples.
Hebrew alphabetArabic alphabetArabic languageSyriac alphabet

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