Languages/Quiz

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Swahili is spoken throughout the blue areas in several forms. It is the designated language in the nations around Lake Victoria. Credit: Fobos92.

Languages is an effort, in a lecture format, to describe the components of languages, often as applied in linguistics.

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Quiz[edit]







  

1

Yes or No, There are approximately 3,000–6,000 languages that are spoken by humans today.

Yes
No

2

Yes or No, A language family is a set of languages which have evolved from a common ancestor.

Yes
No

3

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

TRUE
FALSE

4

Yes or No, Most languages in Europe belong to the Indo-European language family.

Yes
No

5

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

.

6

Yes or No, Linguistics is the scientific study of human language.

Yes
No

7

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

TRUE
FALSE

8

Yes or No, In Europe there is the Basque language which is an isolate unrelated to any other group.

Yes
No

9

Complete the text:

A short or

realization of a certain

or idea to

a treament's feasibility for languages is called a proof of

.

10

Yes or No, A form of communication using words either spoken or gestured with the hands and structured with grammar, often with a writing system, is called a language.

Yes
No

11

True or False, Pure languages involve no doing apart from themselves.

TRUE
FALSE

12

Yes or No, The Maltese language is the only Semitic language with national language status in Europe.

Yes
No

13

Complete the text:

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

, procedures, findings, and

.

14

Yes or No, Several languages of Europe are classified as endangered languages.

Yes
No

15

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

TRUE
FALSE


Hypotheses[edit]

  1. The root of the various languages may be some form of geographic or loss of trade route isolation of larger population centers.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

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