Language families/Quiz

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Projected on a world map are the principal language families of the world (and in some cases geographic groups of families). Credit: PiMaster3.

Language families is an effort, in a lecture format, to describe the components of a language families, often as applied in linguistics.

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Quiz[edit]







  

1

Yes or No, A language that can be shown to have evolved from the same ancestor as another language is in the same language family as the latter.

Yes
No

2

True or False, A dominant group for a language family differs from a control group in that it rules the treatment of the control group.

TRUE
FALSE

3

Evidence that demonstrates that a model or idea for a language family versus a control group is feasible is called a

.

4

Yes or No, The scientific study of language is called linguistics.

Yes
No

5

True or False, A control group may be used for a language family to demonstrate no effect or a standard effect versus a novel effort applied to a treatment group.

TRUE
FALSE

6

Complete the text:

A short or

realization of a certain

or idea to

a treament's feasibility for a language family is called a proof of

.

7

Yes or No, English is in the Maiduan family of languages.

Yes
No

8

True or False, A pure language family involves no doing apart from itself.

TRUE
FALSE

9

Complete the text:

A proof-of-concept structure of a language family, including a control group, consists of

, procedures, findings, and

.

10

True or False, The purpose of a treatment group for a language family is to describe natural processes or phenomena for the first time relative to a control group.

TRUE
FALSE


Hypotheses[edit]

  1. Language families are genetically related to the local hominin populations.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

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