专八人文知识模拟试题(1)______ is the branch of linguistics which studies the characteristics of speech sounds and provides methods for their description, classification and transportation.
A) Phonetics B) Phonology C) Phoneme D) Phonetic typology
2.The sounds in the production of which there is an obstruction of the air-stream at some point the vocal tract are called _______ .
A) consonance B) consonant cluster C) consistency D) consonants
3.In its technical sense here, ______ deals with the analysis and creation of words, idioms and collocations.
A) pictogram B) lexicon C) word-formation D) ideogram
4.When was Longrnan Group UK Ltd was founded?
A) 1721. B).1722. C) 1723. D).1724.
5.What is the name of the dictionary compiled by Samuel Johnson?
A) First English Dictionary. B) Dictionary of English Language.
C) A Dictionary of the English Language. D) Dictionary of the English Language.
6.Who wrote and publish Poor Richard’s Almanack?
A) Benjamin Franklin. B) John Gay. C) David Hume. D) Samuel Richardson.
7.Which one of the following four books was written by Harriet Stowe?
A) Roughing It in the Bush. B) Walden, or Life in the Woods.
C) Adam Bede. D) Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
8.______is the capital of New South Wales and the oldest and largest city in Australia.
A) Melbourne B) Sydney C) Darwin D) Canberra
9. ______ , Valentine’s Day, is sweethearts’ day, on which people in love with each other express their tender emotions.
A) February 10th B) February 12th C) February 14th D) February 16th
10.Major Newspapers and Magazines in the USA are ________ , etc.
A) New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Times
B) New York Times, Washington Post, The Sun, Times
C) New York Times, Washington Post, The Evening Post, Times
D) New York Times, Washington Post, Sunday Times, Times
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