LifePac Grade 12 English: Unit 4 Self Test 1

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True
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True or False Speech capability differentiates man from animal.
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False
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True or False King Psammetichos decided that Egyptian was older than Phrygian because of his experiment with two babies.
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False
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True or False If you are right-handed, the right side of your brain controls your cognitive and motor skills.
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True
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True or False Humans can produce many more sounds than animals can.
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True
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True or False In times past God spoke to man and to the angels.
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True
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True or False Koine’ Greek was spread throughout the Hellenistic world by Alexander the Great.
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True
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True or False Man’s limbic system is one reason why he can speak but apes cannot.
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True
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True or False Noah Webster apparently believed in God.
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False
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True or False Hebrew is one of the oldest languages of mankind.
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Attic Doric or Achaean
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Two of the dialects spoken in Greece before the Peloponnesian War were _________________ and _____________________.
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Alexander
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Koine’ Greek spread over the known world by ____________________.
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Koine’ Greek Latin Aramaic
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Many Palestinians in the time of Christ spoke three languages: _______________, _____________________, and ___________________.
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lateralization
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The division of the human brain into two independent halves is called ________________________.
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Veracocha
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According to Peruvian legend the creator of the Incas, _____________________, gave them the gift of speech.
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Ask Embla
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The first man and woman, according to Norse legend, were ________ and ___________.
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First words were interjections and exclamations of emotion that became associated with the objects that caused the outcry.
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Explain the “pooh-pooh” theory.
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Language originated with rhythmic chants of working adults and playing children.
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Explain the “yo-he-ho” theory.
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Words formed in imitation of animal cries and other natural sounds.
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Explain the “bow wow” theory.

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