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Logogram: Quiz


Question 1: A purely logographic script would be impractical for most languages, and none is known apart from one devised for the artificial language ________, a purposely limited language with only 120 morphemes.
InterlinguaToki PonaLojbanEsperanto

Question 2: However, tests on Japanese adults have indicated some loss in character recognition, with consequent increased use of the phonetic ________ syllabaries.

Question 3:

Question 4: Changed-annotation characters are characters which were originally the same character but have bifurcated through orthographic and often ________ drift.
PragmaticsFormal semanticsLinguisticsSemantics

Question 5: While disparate languages may also use the same or similar alphabets, ________, abugidas, syllabaries and the like, the degree to which they may share identical representations for words with disparate pronunciations is much more limited.
Hebrew alphabetGreek alphabetArabic alphabetAbjad

Question 6: Both English and ________ are more complicated than that and character combinations are often pronounced in multiple ways, usually depending on their history.
French alphabetFrench orthographyAspirated hFrench language

Question 7: Han characters: ________, Korean, Japanese, Vietnamese
Chinese languageCantonese (Yue)Spoken ChineseFuzhou dialect

Question 8: Since logograms are visual symbols representing words rather than the sounds or ________ that make up the word, it is relatively easier to remember or guess the sound of alphabetic written words, while it might be relatively easier to remember or guess the meaning of logograms.
English orthographyPhonologyPhonemeInternational Phonetic Alphabet

Question 9: A more recent attempt is ________, intended for use in text messaging, currently including around 300 "icons".
Benchmark CapitalBauer Media GroupZlangoCellcom (Israel)

Question 10: As a comparison, ISO 8859 requires only one byte for each grapheme, while the ________ encoded in UTF-8 requires up to three bytes.
Brāhmī scriptTibetan scriptUnicodeMapping of Unicode character planes

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