Potluck TEFL Quiz 3

TEFL Quiz for TEFL Teachers

A TEFL Quiz for TEFL teachers

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1. Which pair of words is a minimal pair?

bit, bat
near, close
through, threw
a) bit, bat b) near, close c) through, threw

2. Every sentence contains (or implies) two parts: a subject and

a predicate
a main noun
an objective
a) a predicate b) a main noun c) an objective

3. In the following sentence, what part of speech is the word like? What was the weather like?

verb
adverb
preposition
a) verb b) adverb c) preposition

4. A fossilized error is an error that

is typical of beginners but made by advanced learners
a learner makes even though they know the right answer
a learner has made so often that they believe it is correct
a) is typical of beginners but made by advanced learners b) a learner makes even though they know the right answer c) a learner has made so often that they believe it is correct

5. Which of the following is a consonant cluster?

sp in spot
ch in chat
lth in although
a) sp in spot b) ch in chat c) lth in although

6. In pronunciation, intonation is

the rise and fall of the voice in speaking
a combination of word and sentence stress
an accent related to a particular town/region
a) the rise and fall of the voice in speaking b) a combination of word and sentence stress c) an accent related to a particular town/region

7. The term realia describes

objects a teacher takes into class to aid learning
a real or authentic recording such as a radio news broadcast
words that reflect real or material things, not feelings or ideas
a) objects a teacher takes into class to aid learning b) a real or authentic recording such as a radio news broadcast c) words that reflect real or material things, not feelings or ideas

8. What verb structure is used in this sentence? The bridge was built before the invasion of 1906.

past simple active
past simple passive
past perfect passive
a) past simple active b) past simple passive c) past perfect passive

9. A plateau is

a group of students who are all at more or less the same level
a recording platform that is typically used in language laboratories
a level a student arrives at where it is difficult to make further progress
a) a group of students who are all at more or less the same level b) a recording platform that is typically used in language laboratories c) a level a student arrives at where it is difficult to make further progress

10. A jigsaw activity is an exercise in which

students work out which parts of speech fit together
different groups of students receive complementary information
students are set a range of different but complementary activities
a) students work out which parts of speech fit together b) different groups of students receive complementary information c) students are set a range of different but complementary activities

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