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Question 1: This includes such words as "Orwellian" (from ________, referring to his novel Nineteen Eighty-Four) and "Ballardesque" or "Ballardian" (from J.G. Ballard, author of Crash).
Homage to CataloniaGeorge Orwell bibliographyBurmese DaysGeorge Orwell

Question 2: The term protologism, itself a neologism, was coined by ________ in 2003.
Nikolai LosskyRussiaMikhail EpsteinVladimir Solovyov (philosopher)

Question 3: [1] This is considered normal in children, but a symptom of thought disorder (indicative of a psychotic ________, such as schizophrenia) in adults.
Bipolar disorderICD-10 Chapter V: Mental and behavioural disordersPsychiatryMental disorder

Question 4: Words created to describe new kinds of objects and concepts originating in various types of ________ include:
Graphic designDesignIndustrial designDesign methods

Question 5: ________ (1941) from Radio Detection And Ranging
Weather radarX bandRadarUltra high frequency

Question 6: ________ (2001), derived from "accent on the future"
AccentureGeneral ElectricMicrosoftGoldman Sachs

Question 7: ________'s Cat's Cradle was the container of the Bokononism family of nonce words.
Player PianoJailbirdKurt VonnegutSlaughterhouse-Five

Question 8: Use of neologisms may also be related to ________ acquired after brain damage resulting from a stroke or head injury.
AphasiaExpressive aphasiaNominal aphasiaReceptive aphasia

Question 9: In theology, a neologism is a relatively new doctrine (for example, ________).
EpistemologyCausalityRationalismEmpiricism

Question 10: People with ________ also may create neologisms.
AutismPervasive developmental disorderRett syndromeAsperger syndrome
















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