Chapter 6 Quiz

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Chapter 6 Quiz
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  1. The spread of one language and the culture native to that language to common use around a region is an example of:


    a. cultural invasion
    b.literacy rate
    c.mother tongue
    d.Sapir-Whorf hypothesis
    e.None of the above
    a. cultural invasion
  2. That the term “human rights” can refer to freedom of speech in one country and universal health care in another reflects the translation problem of conceptual equivalence

    True or False
    True
  3. Canada has two official national language

    True or False
    True
  4. The phrase “read btw the line” is an example of :

    a. creole
    b. Esperanto
    c. Idiom
    d. Pidgin
    e. Syntax
    c. idiom
  5. By definition, pidgins are acquired by children as their first language

    True or False
    True
  6. The Sapir-Whorf hypothesis accounts for the differences in languages across cultures

    True or False
    True
  7. Hindi is the one official national language of India

    True or False
    False
  8. In contrast to the explicit language of the Koran, the
    Arabic language reflecting its culture is poetic using repetition, metaphors
    and similes

    True or False
    False
  9. English idioms are easily translated unambiguously into
    other languages

    True or False
    False
  10. In 1990, Native Americans Language Act discourages the use
    of American Indian languages in schools

    True or False
    False
  11. Esperanto is a simplified language developed for use in
    science and technology

    True or False
    False

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