Basic Vocabulary, Ethics, and Linguistics Quiz
Directions: Complete the following questions to the best of your ability. Multiple-choice problems have only one answer. Please clearly indicate your answer. Respond to open-ended questions in the blank provided.
- A noun is:
A) A person, place, or thingB) A descriptive wordC) An action
- Citations are only required for direct quotations.
A) TrueB) False
- A correct example of Chicago citing is:
A) Jennifer L. Maggs, Lela R. Williams, and Christine M. Lee, “Ups and downs of alcohol use among first-year college students: Number of drinks, heavy drinking, and stumble and pass out drinking days,” Addictive Behaviors 36, no. 3 (2011): 197-202.B) Norma Nguyen, Scott T. Walters, Todd M. Wyatt, and William DeJong, “Use and correlates of protective drinking behaviors during the transition to college: Analysis of a national sample,” Addictive Behaviors 36, no. 10: 1012-1014, 2011.C) Ibid.
- The phrase “digging deep” is used to describe:
A) Mustering courageB) Ore extraction techniquesC) Gynecological examinations
- A conversation between three people can be described as either a “dialogue” or “trialogue.”
A) TrueB) False
- The term “matriculation” can be applied to sexual penetration.
A) TrueB) FalseC) Sometimes
- “As awesome as an alligator” is an example of
A) AlliterationB) A simileC) An Australian euphemism
- Which of these exclamations has the correct A:H ratio?
A) AAAHHHHHHHHHHHH!B) AAHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!C) WHAT DO YOU MEAN, “SOLD OUT!?”
- Which sentence has the least triangles once translated into cuneiform?
A) Yep, all of it.B) You are not the fatherC) WHAT DO YOU MEAN, “SOLD OUT!?”
- Fire. Your mom. Ten strangers. Go.
A) MomB) Ten strangersC) None of the Above
- The difference between a stream, brook, and creek is____________________________________________.
- The difference between “flammable” and “inflammable” is_________________________________________________.
- Quote, identify, and rectify the grammatical error in the chorus of Taylor Swift’s “Fifteen.”__________________________________________________________________
- The American sign language equivalent of rhyming is___________________________________________.
- The opposite of “phone” is______________________.
- The proper term for a fear of sitting is_______________________________.
- The Morse Code message being tapped on the front deck since the beginning of the exam is_______________________________________________________________________
That’s it! The quiz is over! Hope it wasn’t too boring. Now sign the honor code so we can move onto the hard stuff.
– KS ’15