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Peter Ladefoged: Quiz


Question 1: After a research trip to India, he had a safe flight from ________ to London, England, but suffered a small stroke at Heathrow Airport.
Salsette IslandNariman PointNavi MumbaiMumbai

Question 2: He was active at the universities of Edinburgh, Scotland and Ibadan, ________ 1953–61[2].
SudanKenyaNigeriaSierra Leone

Question 3: His university education was then interrupted by service in the Royal Sussex Regiment during ________ from 1944–47.
Collaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISoviet occupationsWorld War IISecond Sino-Japanese War

Question 4: He attended Haileybury College from 1938–43, and ________, a constituent college of Cambridge University from 1943–44.
St John's College, CambridgeGonville and Caius College, CambridgeChurchill College, CambridgeTrinity College, Cambridge

Question 5: Ladefoged also wrote several books on the phonetics of ________.
Demographics of AfricaLanguages of the African UnionSub-Saharan AfricaLanguages of Africa

Question 6: At Edinburgh he studied ________ with David Abercrombie, who himself had studied with Daniel Jones and was thus connected to Henry Sweet[3].
PhoneticsPhonologyMorphology (linguistics)Linguistics

Question 7: Corresponding Fellow, ________, 2001
Scottish EnlightenmentRoyal Society of EdinburghScotlandUniversity of Edinburgh

Question 8: on his consultant work on the set of ________:
My Fair LadyGuys and DollsSouth Pacific (musical)Cabaret (musical)

Question 9: Peter Ladefoged was born on September 17, 1925, in Sutton (then in Surrey, now in Greater London), ________ to Niels, an importer of Danish bacon and cheese, and his wife, Marie Frances.
ScotlandWalesEnglandUnited Kingdom

Question 10: He also appended some work that he had been doing on cardinal vowels with Daniel Jones, who had recently retired from the chair of phonetics at ________.
Imperial College LondonDurham UniversityKing's College LondonUniversity College London


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