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Question 1: Later, it was also used in generative linguistics, most famously by ________ and Morris Halle, and remains central to many accounts of the development of modern of phonology.
Noam Chomsky's political viewsAnarchismNoam ChomskyHenry David Thoreau

Question 2: The ________ uses a rather large set of 13 to 21 vowels, including diphthongs, though its 22 to 26 consonants are close to average.
CanadaSouth AfricaEnglish languageAmerican English

Question 3: In ________, the basic elements of gesture and location were formerly called cheremes (or cheiremes), but general usage changed to phoneme.
American Sign LanguageVideo Relay ServiceSign languageVideophone

Question 4: Examples of phonemes in the ________ include consonant sounds like /p/ and /b/.
American EnglishCanadaSouth AfricaEnglish language

Question 5: Other sign notations, such as the Hamburg Notation System and ________, are phonetic scripts capable of writing any sign language.
Valerie SuttonDanceWritingHangulSignWriting

Question 6: As of 2004, any modern web browser can display IPA symbols (as long as the ________ provides the appropriate fonts), and we use this system in this article.
LinuxMac OS XOperating systemUnix

Question 7: Due to problems displaying some symbols in the early days of the Internet, systems such as ________ and Kirshenbaum were developed to represent IPA symbols in plain text.
X-sampa chartsAlveolar consonantX-SAMPAInternational Phonetic Alphabet

Question 8: Some linguists (such as Roman Jakobson, Morris Halle, and ________) consider phonemes to be further decomposable into features, such features being the true minimal constituents of language.
Noam Chomsky's political viewsNoam ChomskyHenry David ThoreauAnarchism

Question 9: In languages that are morphophonemic (________ in particular), pronunciations that correspond to the canonical alphabet pronunciations are called alphaphonemic.
Close front unrounded vowelInternational Phonetic AlphabetVowelClose back rounded vowel

Question 10: Usually, long vowels and ________ are represented either by a length indicator or doubling of the symbol in question.
Palatal consonantAlveolar consonantConsonantVelar consonant







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