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Standard English: Quiz


Question 1: Standard English (often shortened to S.E. within linguistic circles) is a form of the ________ that is accepted as a national norm.
English languageSouth AfricaAmerican EnglishCanada

Question 2: English originated in ________ during the Anglo-Saxon period, and is now spoken as a first or second language in many countries of the world, many of which have developed one or more "national standards".
ScotlandEnglandUnited KingdomWales

Question 3: As the result of historical migrations of English-speaking populations and colonization, and the predominant use of English as the international language of trade and commerce (________), English has also become the most widely-used second language,[4].
MalaysiaLingua francaAzerbaijanTurkey

Question 4: In Britain, it is often associated with the RP accent, and in America with the ________ accent but in fact can be spoken with any pronunciation.
General AmericanAmerican EnglishWest/Central Canadian EnglishEnglish language

Question 5: [1] It encompasses ________, vocabulary, and spelling.
Generative grammarSyntaxLinguisticsGrammar

Question 6: In countries where English is either not a native language or is not widely spoken, a native variant (typically ________ or North American English) might be considered "standard" for teaching purposes.
ScouseYorkshire dialectEnglish language in EnglandWest Country dialects


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