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Yorkshire dialect: Quiz


Question 1: ________ (parts of) by Emily Brontë (note that this is very old-fashioned Haworth dialect)
Jane EyreWuthering HeightsCharlotte BrontëVillette (novel)

Question 2: This website features samples of Yorkshire (and elsewhere in England) speech in wma format, with annotations on phonology with ________ phonetic transcriptions, lexis and grammar.
International Phonetic AlphabetX-SAMPAAlveolar consonantX-sampa charts

Question 3: History • Brigantia • Parisiorum • Britannia • Elmet • Ebrauc • Deira • ________ • Jórvík • Wars of the Roses
Amlaíb CuaránEric BloodaxeNorthumbriaScandinavian York

Question 4: The table below shows the main vowels used in phonological key words in the Yorkshire cities of Hull and ________.
Newcastle upon TyneSheffieldManchesterLeeds

Question 5: That is particularly true around the town of ________.

Question 6: These features can be found in the English Accents and Dialects collection on the ________ Archival Sound Recordings website.
National Gallery (London)British MuseumBritish LibraryVictoria and Albert Museum

Question 7: There is much variation in this region, some very local; the ________ identified many different accents in Yorkshire.
British EnglishSurvey of English DialectsLancashire dialect and accentWest Country dialects

Question 8: The latter is said to originate amongst females in Hull[15]; it has developed only in the last decade, yet it has now spread as far as ________.

Question 9: One of the closest differences in dialect in the area is between the West of the ________ (such as Ossett, Wakefield and Horbury) compared with the East (eg.
City of BradfordCity of WakefieldCity of LeedsLeeds

Question 10: Many films demonstrate Yorkshire accents, although this source needs to be used with care: the film industry is notorious for using "generic Northern" accents or confusing ________ and Yorkshire.
PrestonLancashireGreater ManchesterNorth West England


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