'Syllable Stress' Quiz

This is a advanced-level quiz containing 16 multichoice questions from our 'phonetics' quiz category. Simply answer all questions and press the 'Grade Me' button to see your score. This exercise is also available as a printable worksheet.

Syllable Stress

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - They're going to record the show.
Q2 - They are worried about the imports from China.
Q3 - He imports all of his goods.
Q4 - They will refuse to do it.
Q5 - The refuse collectors didn't empty the rubbish bins this week.
Q6 - They export all over the world.
Q7 - They broke the world record last week.
Q8 - It conflicts with our plan.
Q9 - The conflict between the two nations is getting worse.
Q10 - The police suspect him of the crime.
Q11 - It took me ages to digest the news.
Q12 - She's a rebel.
Q13 - I object to that!
Q14 - It's an object.
Q15 - I want a refund.
Q16 - I want them to refund me in full.

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Q1 - They're going to record the show.
 
'record' is stressed on the first syllable.
 
'record' is stressed on the second syllable.
Q2 - They are worried about the imports from China.
 
'imports' is stressed on the first syllable.
 
'imports' is stressed on the second syllable.
Q3 - He imports all of his goods.
 
'imports' is stressed on the first syllable.
 
'imports' is stressed on the second syllable.
Q4 - They will refuse to do it.
 
'refuse' is stressed on the first syllable.
 
'refuse' is stressed on the second syllable.
Q5 - The refuse collectors didn't empty the rubbish bins this week.
 
'refuse' is stressed on the first syllable.
 
'refuse' is stressed on the second syllable.
Q6 - They export all over the world.
 
'export' is stressed on the first syllable.
 
'export' is stressed on the second syllable.
Q7 - They broke the world record last week.
 
'record' is stressed on the first syllable.
 
'record' is stressed on the second syllable.
Q8 - It conflicts with our plan.
 
'conflicts' is stressed on the first syllable.
 
'conflicts' is stressed on the second syllable.
Q9 - The conflict between the two nations is getting worse.
 
'conflict' is stressed on the first syllable.
 
'conflict' is stressed on the second syllable.
Q10 - The police suspect him of the crime.
 
'suspect' is stressed on the first syllable.
 
'suspect' is stressed on the second syllable.
Q11 - It took me ages to digest the news.
 
'digest' is stressed on the first syllable.
 
'digest ' is stressed on the second syllable.
Q12 - She's a rebel.
 
'rebel' is stressed on the first syllable.
 
'rebel' is stressed on the second syllable.
Q13 - I object to that!
 
'object' is stressed on the first syllable.
 
'object' is stressed on the second syllable.
Q14 - It's an object.
 
'object' is stressed on the first syllable.
 
'object' is stressed on the second syllable.
Q15 - I want a refund.
 
'refund' is stressed on the first syllable.
 
'refund' is stressed on the second syllable.
Q16 - I want them to refund me in full.
 
'refund' is stressed on the first syllable.
 
'refund' is stressed on the second syllable.

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