Lesson 1 Quiz

1. Which of the following nasal vowels does not exist in Lakota?
2. Which of the following English consonants does not exist in Lakota?
   a) Z
   b) G
   c) F
3. How many consonants are in the written word héčhiŋškayapi (bighorn)?
   a) 5
   b) 6
   c) 7
4. True/False: pronouncing kh, ph and th as , and will not make a difference in the meaning of a word.
   a) True
   b) False
5. Which of the following words is pronounced very differently in English than in Lakota?
   a) seal
   b) locomotion
   c) maniacal
6. How many syllables does the word pȟaŋkéska (abalone) have?
   a) 3
   b) 4
   c) 5
7. The sounds that comprise the English word 'emotional' would be written in the Lakota alphabet as:
   a) imóšanal
   b) ímóšanal
   c) imošanál
8. Which of the following is not a digraph?
   a) ph
   b) čȟ
   c) k’
9. Which of the following sounds is/are unaspirated?
   a) b
   b) ǧ
   c) both b and ǧ
   d) neither b nor ǧ
10. True/False: ž is a voiced version of š.
   a) True
   b) False

Answers to Lesson 1 Quiz

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