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Tongue-twister: Quiz

  

Question 1: The children's book Fox in Socks by ________ consists almost entirely of densely rhyming tongue-twisters.
Yertle the Turtle and Other StoriesDr. SeussThe Butter Battle BookThe Seven Lady Godivas

Question 2: Certain ________ contain unfamiliar constructs, which are used in tongue-twisters.
German languageFrench languageEnglish languageLoanword

Question 3: Many tongue-twisters use a combination of ________ and rhyme.
AssonanceAlliterationApproximant consonantConsonant

Question 4: Big whip is another that is difficult for some people to say quickly, due to the ________ movement required between the "g" and "wh" sounds.
LipTongueOropharynxHead and neck anatomy

Question 5: They have two or three sequences of ________, then the same sequences of sounds with some sounds exchanged.
Particle velocitySound pressureFrequencySound

Question 6: The ________ equivalent of a tongue twister is called a finger fumbler.
Video Relay ServiceVideophoneAmerican Sign LanguageSign language

Question 7: Something that might be regarded as a type of tongue-twister is a shibboleth, that is, a phrase in a language that is difficult for someone who is not a ________ of that language to say.
First languageFrench languageMultilingualismEnglish language

Question 8: Tongue-twisters may rely on similar but distinct phonemes (e.g., s [s] and sh [ʃ]), unfamiliar constructs in ________, or other features of a language.
French languageEnglish languageGerman languageLoanword

Question 9: This one won grand prize in a contest in Games Magazine in ________[citation needed]: (Contest announced in issue of November/December 1979; results announced in issue of March/April 1980).
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