Question FBQ1 : Both English and _____________ belong to the Low West Germanic and are therefore the closest of relatives.
Answer: Frisian

Question FBQ2 : English developed into an independent language from its Germanic root with when the _____________ and the Jutes migrated to Britain.
Answer: Anglo-Saxon

Question FBQ3 : The linguistic impact of Celtic on modern English is mainly on _____________
Answer: Place-names

Question FBQ4 : The first people known to have inhabited the island that was later to become England spoke the _____________ language.
Answer: Celtic

Question FBQ5 : The actual conquest of Britain in AD 43 when the Celtic warriors could no longer resist the Roman army was under _____________
Answer: Claudius

Question FBQ6 : The word “Caestar” (an enclosed place) old English is the equivalent of “casta” (camp) in _____________
Answer: Latin

Question FBQ7 : The ‘weak’ and ‘strong’ stress patterns in English adjectives and verbs are common features shared by all _____________ languages. 
Answer: Germanic

Question FBQ8 : The period from AD450 to 1150 is referred to as _____________
Answer: Old English

Question FBQ9 : The grammar of the Old English took after the _____________ grammar.
Answer: Latin

Question FBQ10 : In _____________ , Old English differs a great deal from its modern equivalent.
Answer: Pronunciation

Question FBQ11 : On frymthe waes Word, and thaet Word waes mid Gode and God waes thaet Word. The extract in italics is a sample of _____________.
Answer: Old English

Question FBQ12 : At the introduction of Christianity to England at about 597 AD, the dominant church was _____________
Answer: Roman Catholic

Question FBQ13 : _____________ language was the universal language of the church and education.
Answer: Latin

Question FBQ14 : One of the first works of Literature in the Old English language is called _____________
Answer: Beowulf

Question FBQ15 : Two major foreign influences in the Old English are the coming of the Christian religion and the _____________ invasion.
Answer: Danish

Question FBQ16 : The _____________ changed the course of the English language and ushered in the period known as the Middle English.
Answer: Norman Conquest

Question FBQ17 : _____________ was principally the language of the Normans.
Answer: French

Question FBQ18 : During the Norman nobility in England, a speaker of French belonged to the _____________ class unlike the speaker of English .
Answer: High

Question FBQ19 : French began to lose its status as the official language of England in 1204 when King John lost the control of _____________
Answer: Normandy

Question FBQ20 : During the Middle English Period, a _____________ was a poor farmer who got a little piece of land in return for working on the land of a rich landowner.
Answer: Villein

Question FBQ21 : From the beginning of the 14th century upward, popular literature of this period was primarily in _____________
Answer: English

Question FBQ22 : Before the Norman conquest, _____________ was the recognized language of literature and written communication.
Answer: Latin

Question FBQ23 : _____________ was the translator of the Bible and the unknown poet who wrote one of the finest of the Middle English Romances titled Sir Gawain and the Green Knight”.
Answer: John Wycliffe

Question FBQ24 : One of the major features of the Middle English is the decay of _____________
Answer: Inflections

Question FBQ25 : The subject-verb-object (SVO) order that was partially evident in Old English was consolidated in _____________
Answer: Middle English

Question FBQ26 : The Standard Variety of English came out of the local dialects of the _____________ English.
Answer: Middle

Question FBQ27 : The part of England that contributed most to the development of Standard English was the _____________ district.
Answer: Midland

Question FBQ28 : The _____________ era is associated with a radical force to produce a change in the vocabulary of English as well as a conservative force which aimed at preserving the existing status of the English grammar.
Answer: Renaissance

Question FBQ29 : During the _____________ English period that the structure of English, where verb follows the subject, was stabilized.
Answer: Middle

Question FBQ30 : The period from the time of Caxton (1476) until around 1650 was called the _____________ Period, a time of great change in Europe.
Answer: Renaissance

Question FBQ31 : The revolution in printing during the Middle Age did not produce a standard in English spelling. Answer True or False?
Answer: True

Question FBQ32 : _____________ were used by critics of foreign terms mainly from French and Latin to describe words indiscriminately introduced into English.
Answer: Inkhorn terms

Question FBQ33 : Spelling and vocabulary of English language had pulled the language to two opposite directions, in terms of their rate of growth and development. Answer true or false.
Answer: True

Question FBQ34 : _____________ introduced a spelling reform which differed from previous efforts and brought in a method which allowed itself to be tested and proved by observation and practice.
Answer: Richard Mulcaster

Question FBQ35 : The very first attempt to produce a comprehensive list of all the words in the English language was made by _____________
Answer: Nathaniel Bailey

Question FBQ1 : Both English and _____________ belong to the Low West Germanic and are therefore the closest of relatives.
Answer: Frisian

Question FBQ2 : English developed into an independent language from its Germanic root with when the _____________ and the Jutes migrated to Britain.
Answer: Anglo-Saxon

Question FBQ3 : The linguistic impact of Celtic on modern English is mainly on _____________
Answer: Place-names

Question FBQ4 : The first people known to have inhabited the island that was later to become England spoke the _____________ language.
Answer: Celtic

Question FBQ5 : The actual conquest of Britain in AD 43 when the Celtic warriors could no longer resist the Roman army was under _____________
Answer: Claudius

Question FBQ6 : The word “Caestar” (an enclosed place) old English is the equivalent of “casta” (camp) in _____________
Answer: Latin

Question FBQ7 : The ‘weak’ and ‘strong’ stress patterns in English adjectives and verbs are common features shared by all _____________ languages. 
Answer: Germanic

Question FBQ8 : The period from AD450 to 1150 is referred to as _____________
Answer: Old English

Question FBQ9 : The grammar of the Old English took after the _____________ grammar.
Answer: Latin

Question FBQ10 : In _____________ , Old English differs a great deal from its modern equivalent.
Answer: Pronunciation

Question FBQ11 : On frymthe waes Word, and thaet Word waes mid Gode and God waes thaet Word. The extract in italics is a sample of _____________.
Answer: Old English

Question FBQ12 : At the introduction of Christianity to England at about 597 AD, the dominant church was _____________
Answer: Roman Catholic

Question FBQ13 : _____________ language was the universal language of the church and education.
Answer: Latin

Question FBQ14 : One of the first works of Literature in the Old English language is called _____________
Answer: Beowulf

Question FBQ15 : Two major foreign influences in the Old English are the coming of the Christian religion and the _____________ invasion.
Answer: Danish

Question FBQ16 : The _____________ changed the course of the English language and ushered in the period known as the Middle English.
Answer: Norman Conquest

Question FBQ17 : _____________ was principally the language of the Normans.
Answer: French

Question FBQ18 : During the Norman nobility in England, a speaker of French belonged to the _____________ class unlike the speaker of English .
Answer: High

Question FBQ19 : French began to lose its status as the official language of England in 1204 when King John lost the control of _____________
Answer: Normandy

Question FBQ20 : During the Middle English Period, a _____________ was a poor farmer who got a little piece of land in return for working on the land of a rich landowner.
Answer: Villein

Question FBQ21 : From the beginning of the 14th century upward, popular literature of this period was primarily in _____________
Answer: English

Question FBQ22 : Before the Norman conquest, _____________ was the recognized language of literature and written communication.
Answer: Latin

Question FBQ23 : _____________ was the translator of the Bible and the unknown poet who wrote one of the finest of the Middle English Romances titled Sir Gawain and the Green Knight”.
Answer: John Wycliffe

Question FBQ24 : One of the major features of the Middle English is the decay of _____________
Answer: Inflections

Question FBQ25 : The subject-verb-object (SVO) order that was partially evident in Old English was consolidated in _____________
Answer: Middle English

Question FBQ26 : The Standard Variety of English came out of the local dialects of the _____________ English.
Answer: Middle

Question FBQ27 : The part of England that contributed most to the development of Standard English was the _____________ district.
Answer: Midland

Question FBQ28 : The _____________ era is associated with a radical force to produce a change in the vocabulary of English as well as a conservative force which aimed at preserving the existing status of the English grammar.
Answer: Renaissance

Question FBQ29 : During the _____________ English period that the structure of English, where verb follows the subject, was stabilized.
Answer: Middle

Question FBQ30 : The period from the time of Caxton (1476) until around 1650 was called the _____________ Period, a time of great change in Europe.
Answer: Renaissance

Question FBQ31 : The revolution in printing during the Middle Age did not produce a standard in English spelling. Answer True or False?
Answer: True

Question FBQ32 : _____________ were used by critics of foreign terms mainly from French and Latin to describe words indiscriminately introduced into English.
Answer: Inkhorn terms

Question FBQ33 : Spelling and vocabulary of English language had pulled the language to two opposite directions, in terms of their rate of growth and development. Answer true or false.
Answer: True

Question FBQ34 : _____________ introduced a spelling reform which differed from previous efforts and brought in a method which allowed itself to be tested and proved by observation and practice.
Answer: Richard Mulcaster

Question FBQ35 : The very first attempt to produce a comprehensive list of all the words in the English language was made by _____________
Answer: Nathaniel Bailey

Question MCQ1 : Latin and French belong to the _____ sub-group of the Indo-European family unlike English Language.
Answer: Italic

Question MCQ2 : Which of the following languages is not a member of the West Germanic group?
Answer: French

Question MCQ3 : Languages belong to one linguistic ‘family’ by _______
Answer: sharing essential similarities in grammar

Question MCQ4 : English was separated from its ______ root when some Germanic tribes: the Angles, the Saxons and the Jutes migrated from their original home in North-western Europe to Britain.
Answer: Germanic

Question MCQ5 : The aborigine language spoken in England prior to the arrival of the Angles, Saxons and Jutes was the ________ .
Answer: Celtic

Question MCQ6 : The name “Englaland” or “Aegle-land”, (land of the Angles) which later became England evolved in the ____.
Answer: 10th Century

Question MCQ7 : Old English was the language the ____ spoke as they settled in England.
Answer: Germanic tribes

Question MCQ8 : English shares the ‘weak’ and ‘strong’ stress patterns in adjectives and verbs with other _____ languages.
Answer: Germanic

Question MCQ9 : The grammar of the Old English took after the _____ grammar.
Answer: Latin

Question MCQ10 : Old English was influenced by _____ due to the long occupation of Britain by the Romans and their long contacts with the Germanic tribes.
Answer: Latin

Question MCQ11 : Christianity was introduced in England at about_____.
Answer: AD597

Question MCQ12 : The introduction of Christianity to England came with classical civilization, the Latin language and _____.
Answer: Education

Question MCQ13 : One of the first works of Literature in the Old English language is called _____.
Answer: Beowulf

Question MCQ14 : The ____ came at the end of Old English period.
Answer: Vikings

Question MCQ15 : One of the notable linguistic evidences of the Viking settlement is the extensive number of ______in English.
Answer: Place Names

Question MCQ16 : Which of the following statement is INCORRECT? Following Normandy’s ascension to the English throne ______
Answer: Britons enjoyed commensurate status with their French counterparts.

Question MCQ17 : Some of the factors that favoured the continual use of French by the English upper class were all of the followings EXCEPT ______
Answer: The fierce resistance of the British aristocrats in relinquishing the English Throne.

Question MCQ18 : The changing social and political conditions in Europe and England after 1200 gave rise ____
Answer: Gave rise to the re-establishment of English language in the English public service.

Question MCQ19 : Which of the following assertions is not associated with the Norman conquest of 1066?
Answer: English retains its association with the nobles.

Question MCQ20 : French began to lose its status as the official language of England ______.
Answer: When King John lost the control of Normandy.

Question MCQ21 : The Peasants’ Revolt of 1381 was provoked by _______.
Answer: The Black Death

Question MCQ22 : As an indication of the rising fortune of English the Chancellor opened _____ for the first time with a speech in English in 1362.
Answer: Parliament

Question MCQ23 : To give English language its rightful place in all England, steps were taken in the 14th century to adopt it in_______.
Answer: The English legal system

Question MCQ24 : The boundaries that exist in the periods of the history of English, i.e., Old English (AD 450-1100); Middle English (1100-1500), early Modern English (1500-1750) and late Modern English (1750) are ___
Answer: mainly to show the major linguistic changes in evolution of the English language

Question MCQ25 : One of the major features of _______ is the decay of inflections.
Answer: Middle English

Question MCQ26 : The most important grammatical development of Middle English period is that ______.
Answer: The subject-verb-object (SVO) order that was partially evident in Old English was now consolidated

Question MCQ27 : With the decay of inflections nouns and adjectives were now simplified. This means _______.
Answer: Hence, it became necessary to depend less on gender, case, and number

Question MCQ28 : “Strong verbs” and “weak verbs” are relics of _____.
Answer: Old English

Question MCQ29 : “Strong verbs” are those whose forms are changed in order to derive their _____.
Answer: Past tense

Question MCQ30 : The most dominant influence on the Middle English vocabulary is ______.
Answer: French

Question MCQ31 : One of the factors that influenced English spelling is all but ONE of the following factors _____.
Answer: The Oxford University influence

Question MCQ32 : The variety that is now called Standard English came out of the local dialects of the _____.
Answer: Middle English

Question MCQ33 : The part of England that contributed most to the development of the Standard Variety of English was the _____ district.
Answer: Midland

Question MCQ34 : The printing press was introduced in ____.
Answer: 1476

Question MCQ35 : All but ONE of the following factors aided the spread of English:
Answer: Globalisation

Question MCQ1 : Latin and French belong to the _____ sub-group of the Indo-European family unlike English Language.
Answer: Italic

Question MCQ2 : Which of the following languages is not a member of the West Germanic group?
Answer: French

Question MCQ3 : Languages belong to one linguisticfamily’ by _______
Answer: sharing essential similarities in grammar

Question MCQ4 : English was separated from its ______ root when some Germanic tribes: the Angles, the Saxons and the Jutes migrated from their original home in North-western Europe to Britain.
Answer: Germanic

Question MCQ5 : The aborigine language spoken in England prior to the arrival of the Angles, Saxons and Jutes was the ________ .
Answer: Celtic

Question MCQ6 : The name “Englaland” or “Aegle-land”, (land of the Angles) which later became England evolved in the ____.
Answer: 10th Century

Question MCQ7 : Old English was the language the ____ spoke as they settled in England.
Answer: Germanic tribes

Question MCQ8 : English shares the ‘weak’ and ‘strong’ stress patterns in adjectives and verbs with other _____ languages.
Answer: Germanic

Question MCQ9 : The grammar of the Old English took after the _____ grammar.
Answer: Latin

Question MCQ10 : Old English was influenced by _____ due to the long occupation of Britain by the Romans and their long contacts with the Germanic tribes.
Answer: Latin

Question MCQ11 : Christianity was introduced in England at about_____.
Answer: AD597

Question MCQ12 : The introduction of Christianity to England came with classical civilization, the Latin language and _____.
Answer: Education

Question MCQ13 : One of the first works of Literature in the Old English language is called _____.
Answer: Beowulf

Question MCQ14 : The ____ came at the end of Old English period.
Answer: Vikings attacks

Question MCQ15 : One of the notable linguistic evidences of the Viking settlement is the extensive number of ______in English.
Answer: Place Names

Question MCQ16 : Which of the following statement is INCORRECT? Following Normandy’s ascension to the English throne ______
Answer: Britons enjoyed commensurate status with their French counterparts.

Question MCQ17 : Some of the factors that favoured the continual use of French by the English upper class were all of the followings EXCEPT ______
Answer: The fierce resistance of the British aristocrats in relinquishing the English Throne.

Question MCQ18 : The changing social and political conditions in Europe and England after 1200 gave rise ____
Answer: Gave rise to the re-establishment of English language in the English public service.

Question MCQ19 : Which of the following assertions is not associated with the Norman conquest of 1066?
Answer: English retains its association with the nobles.

Question MCQ20 : French began to lose its status as the official language of England ______.
Answer: When King John lost the control of Normandy.

Question MCQ21 : The Peasants’ Revolt of 1381 was provoked by _______.
Answer: The Black Death

Question MCQ22 : As an indication of the rising fortune of English the Chancellor opened _____ for the first time with a speech in English in 1362.
Answer: Parliament

Question MCQ23 : To give English language its rightful place in all England, steps were taken in the 14th century to adopt it in_______.
Answer: The English legal system

Question MCQ24 : The boundaries that exist in the periods of the history of English, i.e., Old English (AD 450-1100); Middle English (1100-1500), early Modern English (1500-1750) and late Modern English (1750) are ___
Answer: mainly to show the major linguistic changes in evolution of the English language

Question MCQ25 : One of the major features of _______ is the decay of inflections.
Answer: Middle English

Question MCQ26 : The most important grammatical development of Middle English period is that ______.
Answer: The subject-verb-object (SVO) order that was partially evident in Old English was now consolidated

Question MCQ27 : With the decay of inflections nouns and adjectives were now simplified. This means _______.
Answer: Hence, it became necessary to depend less on gender, case, and number

Question MCQ28 : “Strong verbs” and “weak verbs” are relics of _____.
Answer: Old English

Question MCQ29 : “Strong verbs” are those whose forms are changed in order to derive their _____.
Answer: Past tense

Question MCQ30 : The most dominant influence on the Middle English vocabulary is ______.
Answer: French

Question MCQ31 : One of the factors that influenced English spelling is all but ONE of the following factors _____.
Answer: The Oxford University influence

Question MCQ32 : The variety that is now called Standard English came out of the local dialects of the _____.
Answer: Middle English

Question MCQ33 : The part of England that contributed most to the development of the Standard Variety of English was the _____ district.
Answer: Midland

Question MCQ34 : The printing press was introduced in ____.
Answer: 1476

Question MCQ35 : All but ONE of the following factors aided the spread of English:
Answer: Globalisation