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Question 1: ________ (Mary Ann Evans) is the most-quoted woman writer.
MiddlemarchCharles DickensGeorge EliotFelix Holt, the Radical

Question 2: This pace was maintained until ________ forced reductions in staff.
World War IArmenian GenocideCaucasus CampaignWestern Front (World War I)

Question 3:
Which of the following languages is spoken in Oxford English Dictionary?

Question 4:
Where does Oxford English Dictionary come from?

Question 5:
When was Oxford English Dictionary published?
September 1998

Question 6: Whereas previously the OUP had thought London too far from Oxford, after 1925 Craigie worked on the dictionary in ________, where he was a professor.
Burr Ridge, IllinoisBlue Island, IllinoisChicagoElmhurst, Illinois

Question 7:
Who wrote Oxford English Dictionary?
Carpenter, John A.
David Conyers and John Sunseri
John Simpson & Edmund Weiner
John Hunter

Question 8:
What company publishes Oxford English Dictionary?

Question 9: The early modern English prose of Sir ________ is probably the most frequently quoted source of neologisms in the completed dictionary.
John MiltonEnglandThomas BrowneHydriotaphia, Urn Burial

Question 10: Once the text of the dictionary was digitized and online, it was also available to be published on ________.
Optical disc driveCompact DiscCD-ROMOptical disc


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