Phonetics and Phonology Quiz

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What do people typically say about the underlined sound in the words 'top', 'stop', 'little', and 'kitten'?

They are the same sound

What is the correct transcription for the word 'top'?

tɑp

What is the correct transcription for the word 'stop'?

stɑp

What is the correct transcription for the word 'little'?

lɪDl̩

What is the correct transcription for the word 'kitten'?

kɪʔn̩

What do most people say about the underlined sound in the words 'top', 'stop', 'little', and 'kitten'?

They are all the same sound.

Which of the following sounds is NOT present in the transcription of the word 'kitten'?

[k]

What is the correct transcription for the word 'stop' in phonetics?

[stɑp]

Which of the following sounds is voiced?

[D]

What is the correct transcription for the word 'little' in phonetics?

[lɪɾl̩]

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Phonetics Transcriptions

  • People typically say that the underlined sound in the words 'top', 'stop', 'little', and 'kitten' is a voiceless alveolar stop (/t/).
  • The correct transcription for the word 'top' is /tɔp/.
  • The correct transcription for the word 'stop' is /stɔp/.
  • The correct transcription for the word 'little' is /ˈlɪtl̩/.
  • The correct transcription for the word 'kitten' is /ˈkɪtən/.
  • Most people agree that the underlined sound in these words is a voiceless alveolar stop (/t/).
  • The sound /h/ is NOT present in the transcription of the word 'kitten'.
  • The correct transcription for the word 'stop' in phonetics is /stɔp/.
  • The voiced sound is /d/.
  • The correct transcription for the word 'little' in phonetics is /ˈlɪtl̩/.

Test your knowledge of phonetics and phonology with this quiz! Explore the concept of phonemes and allophones by analyzing a list of words and determining if the underlined sound is the same or different. Challenge yourself and see how well you understand the patterns of sounds in different languages.

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