Lesson 1 Quiz
|1. Which of these letters does not exist in written Hawaiian?
|2. Which of the following is not a possible Hawaiian word?
a) llama; Hawaiian does not allow consonant clusters like ll
|3. What is the correct pronunciation of aloha?
c) "ah loh hah"
|4. ‘Elelū (cockroach) should be spelled as:
b) ‘okina ‘ē ma‘aka lā ‘ē lā ‘ū kō
|5. How would the English word 'canopy' be recorded in Hawaiian?
c) none of the above; the 'ae' sound in 'canopy' does not exist in Hawaiian
|6. How many syllables does the word mūhe‘e (squid/cuttlefish) have?
b) 3; mū he ‘e
|7. Which of the following words contains a diphthong:
b) naonao (ant); naonao contains two instances of the diphthong ao
|8. Moano (goatfish) should be broken down into syllables as:
a) mo a no
|9. ‘Aeko (eagle) should be stressed as:
b) ‘áeko; ‘áeko contains the diphthong ae, which must be stressed on its first member, a
|10. Ponumomi (ladybug) is a compound of the words ponu
(beetle) and momi (pearl). Ponumomi should be
c) pònumómi; each word in compounds receives stress
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