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PRONUNCIATION QUIZ

1. For each question, look at the three words and decide which word
has the most syllables.
1. Which word has the most syllables?

5. Which word has the most syllables?

A. responsibility

A. electrification

B. popularity

B. similarity

C. expectation

C. retardation

2. Which word has the most syllables?

6. Which word has the most syllables?

A. fantastic

A. inadequacy

B. arbitrary

B. testimony

C. capitalism

C. tobacco

3. Which word has the most syllables?

7. Which word has the most syllables?

A. differentiation

A. register

B. perpendicular

B. obligatory

C. demarcation

C. differentiate

4. Which word has the most syllables?

8. Which word has the most syllables?

A. centimetre

A. elementary

B. attach

B. conscientiousness

C. communicative

C. indistinguishable

2. Look at the three words for each question and decide which word
has the stress on the first syllable.
1. Which word has the first syllable stressed?

5. Which word has the first syllable stressed?

A. manager

A. icy

B. yourself

B. believe

C. herself

C. event

2. Which word has the first syllable stressed?

6. Which word has the first syllable stressed?

A. flooding

A. amount

B. ago

B. eighty

C. effect

C. hotel

3. Which word has the first syllable stressed?

7. Which word has the first syllable stressed?

A. banknote

A. sunshine

B. police

B. allow

C. provide

C. control

4. Which word has the first syllable stressed?

8. Which word has the first syllable stressed?

A. shopping

A. disease

B. include

B. cylinder

C. award

C. review

How many syllables are there in each word? Choose the correct answer.
1. geography
1
2
3
4
2. drive
1
2

3
4
3. spider
1
2
3
4
4. save
1
2
3
4
5. stronger
1
2
3
4
6. there
1
2
3
4
7. relative
1
2

3
4
8. class
1
2
3
4
9. fortitude
1
2
3
4
10. obligatory
1
2
3
4
How many syllables are there in each word? Choose the correct answer.
1. annoying
1
2
3
4
2. strut

1
2
3
4
3. faster
1
2
3
4
4. look
1
2
3
4
5. endurance
1
2
3
4
6. longer
1
2
3
4
7. ignorant

1
2
3
4
8. carnivore
1
2
3
4
9. similar
1
2
3
4
10. back
1
2
3
4
Where is the stress in each of these words? Decide which syllable.
Example: comPUter - 2nd syllable.
1. photo
1st
2nd

2. photography
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
3. photographic
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
4. decide
1st
2nd
5. decision
1st
2nd
3rd
6. bakery
1st
2nd
3rd
7. understand
1st
2nd

3rd
8. attention
1st
2nd
3rd
1. reception
1st
2nd
3rd
2. comparison
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
3. potato
1st
2nd
3rd
4. bedroom
1st
2nd
5. fourteen
1st
2nd
6. forty

1st
2nd
7. delicious
1st
2nd
3rd
8. playful
1st
2nd
1. industrial
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
2. fantastic
1st
2nd
3rd
3. today
1st
2nd
4. frightened
1st
2nd

5. energy
1st
2nd
3rd
6. employment
1st
2nd
3rd
7. certificate
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
8. independent
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
Read each word and choose which letter is silent.
Example: hour - silent letter is H.
1. align
l
g
n
2. Wednesday

w
d
n
s
3. castle
s
t
l
4. thumb
t
m
b
5. rendezvous
n
d
z
v
6. know
k
n
o
7. guest
u
s

t
8. sword
w
r
d
1. dumb
d
m
b
2. aisle
s
l
3. raspberry
s
p
b
r
4. champagne
c
m
g
n
5. climb
l
m

b
6. autumn
a
m
n
7. ghost
g
h
s
t
8. knife
k
n
f

Look at these words. Three of the four words includes the given phoneme which word is different from the others?

Look at these words. Three of the four words includes the given phoneme which word is different from the others?

1.
church

Chester
such
ridge

2.
shape
hiss
push
passion

3.
German
justice
chicken
postage

4.
yacht
university
major
you

5.
gate
pig
germs
great

6.
cat
nice
ceiling
sensitive

7.
think
mother
mammoth
thanks

8.
vision

buzz
zip
lazy

1.
ouch!
cover
mouth
now

2.
meet
ate
pay
take

3.
own
phone
toast
soft

4.
tax
path
bat
flag

5.
pig
Pete
feet
meat

6.
smile
my
hill
ice

7.
took

moon
foot
put

8.
post
got
box
clock