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Mari language: Quiz

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Question 1: There was no state support for Mari language in ________, and with the exception of some enthusiasts and numerous ecclesiastical texts by the Russian Orthodox Church, there was almost no education in Mari language.
Golden HordeBritish EmpireRussian EmpireOttoman Empire

Question 2: Post- and prefixes behave as ________, i.e., they do not have their own stress.
CliticInflectionPreposition and postpositionSwedish language

Question 3: Mari speakers, known as the Mari are found also in the Tatarstan, Udmurtia, and ________ regions.
BereznikiChaykovsky, Perm KraiRussiaPerm

Question 4: Traditionally there are two macrodialects of Mari: Hill Mari, spoken on the upper bank of the ________, near Kozmodemyansk, and Meadow Mari on the lowland bank in and around the republican capital, Yoshkar-Ola.
Volga RiverKuybyshev ReservoirSviyaga RiverSelizharovka River

Question 5: Meadow Mari has 9 productive cases, of which 3 are ________.
Latin declensionVocative caseDative caseLocative case

Question 6: Like other ________, Mari is an agglutinating language.
Turkic languagesAfroasiatic languagesAltaic languagesUralic languages

Question 7: Bold letters are subject to ________ - they can be е/о/ӧ, depending on the preceding full vowel's properties.
EpenthesisTone (linguistics)Vowel harmonyPalatalization

Question 8: Meadow or Western and Eastern, with the Eastern variant prevailing in everyday usage), using a modified version of the ________, and is the titular and official language of its republic, alongside Russian.
Cyrillic alphabetPhoenician alphabetGlagolitic alphabetYat

Question 9: Some Mari also speak ________.
Kazakh languageChuvash languageAzerbaijani languageTatar language

Question 10: Bold letters are subject to ________ - they can be е/о/ӧ, depending on the preceding full vowel's properties.
Tone (linguistics)EpenthesisPalatalizationVowel harmony







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