Artificial Language - Excercise 1

Questions

Directions to solve

1.   Here are some words translated from an artificial language.
briftamint means militant
uftonel means occupied
uftonalene means occupation
Which word could mean "occupant"?

  • elbrifta
  • uftonamint
  • elamint
  • briftalene
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The Correct answer is :uftonamint

Brift means the root word mili; the suffix amint means the same as the English suffix tant; the root word ufton means occupy; el means the suffix ied of occupied; and alene means the suffix tion. (Because ufton means occupy, choices a, c, and d can be easily ruled out).

2.   Here are some words translated from an artificial language.
mallonpiml means blue light
mallontifl means blueberry
arpantifl means raspberry
Which word could mean "lighthouse"?

  • tiflmallon
  • pimlarpan
  • mallonarpan
  • pimldoken
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The Correct answer is :pimldoken

Mallon means blue; pimlmeans light; tifl means berry; and arpan means "rasp" in raspberry. The word piml, which means light, is required for the word lighthouse. That rules out choices a and c. Arpan in choice b means "rasp", so that rules out choice b. That leaves choice d the only possible answer.

3.   Here are some words translated from an artificial language.
peslligen means basketball court
ligenstrisi means courtroom
oltaganti means placement test
Which word could mean "guest room"?

  • peslstrisi
  • vosefstrisi
  • gantipesl
  • oltastrisi
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The Correct answer is :vosefstrisi

Pesl means basketball; ligen means court; strisi means room; olta means placement; and ganti means test. Because strisimeans room, it must be present in the answer, so that rules out choice c. Choices a and d are incorrect because pesl means basketball and olta means placement. That leaves choice b as the only possible answer.

4.   Here are some words translated from an artificial language.
gemolinea means fair warning
gerimitu means report card
gilageri means weather report
Which word could mean "fair weather"?

  • gemogila
  • gerigeme
  • gemomitu
  • gerimita
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The Correct answer is :gemogila

Gemo means fair; linea means warning; geri means report;mitumeans card; and gilameans weather. Thus, gemogila is the correct choice.

5.   Here are some words translated from an artificial language.
jalkamofti means happy birthday
moftihoze means birthday party
mentogunn means goodness
Which word could mean "happiness"?

  • jalkagunn
  • mentohoze
  • moftihoze
  • hozemento
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The Correct answer is :jalkagunn

Jalka means happy, mofti means birthday, hoze means party, mento means good, gunn means the suffix . We know the answer must include the suffix . The only choice that uses that suffix is choice a.

6.   SOFT DRINK means TAMM DUG
HARD DRINK means FIM TAMM
ICECOLD means COL FU
What does COLD DRINK mean in that same language?

  • Fu Tamm
  • Fu Dug
  • Fim Fu
  • Dug Col
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The Correct answer is :Fu Tamm

SOFT DRINK means TAMM DUG---------- (I)
HARD DRINK means FIM TAMM---------- (II)
ICECOLD means COL FU---------- (III)
From (I) and (II)
DRINK means TAMM
SOFT means DUG
HARD means FIM
From (III)
ICE means COL
COLD means FU
COLD DRINK = FU TAMM

7.   Here are some words translated from an artificial language.
cantlog means classroom
longilog means bedroom
finto means icetea
What does longito mean?

  • ice room
  • ice class
  • tea room
  • bed tea
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The Correct answer is :bed tea

cant log means class room ------ (I)
Longi log means bed room------ (II)
Fin to means ice tea------ (III)
From (I) and (II)
log means room
cant means class
longi means bed
From (III)
Fin means ice
to means tea
So longito = bed tea

8.   Here are some words translated from an artificial language.
Nitcoscotingo means softer than flower
tingo rho mst means sweet flower fragrance
Mstscotmp means sweet than smile
what would fragrance mean?

  • rho
  • mst
  • tmp
  • sco
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The Correct answer is :rho

Nitcoscotingo means softer than flower -----(I)
tingo rho mst means sweet flower fragrance -----(II)
Mstscotmp means sweet than smile -----(III)
From (I) and (II)
tingo means flower
nitco means softer
sco means than
From (II) and (III)
Mst means sweet
rho means fragrance
tmp means smile
So fragrance = rho

9.   Here are some words translated from an artificial language.
plekapaki means fruitcake
pakishillen means cakewalk
treftalan means buttercup
Which word could mean "cupcake"?

  • shillenalan
  • treftpleka
  • pakitreft
  • alanpaki
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The Correct answer is :alanpaki

Plekapaki means fruitcake-------(I)
pakishillen means cakewalk-------(II)
treftalan means buttercup -------(III)
From (I) and (II)
Pleka means fruit
paki means cake
shillen means walk
From (II) and (III)
treft means butter
alan means cup.
Therefore, alanpaki means cupcake.

10.   In a certain language GEOMETRY is written as YOEMERTG. How is TRIANGLE written in that same language?

  • EIRANLGT
  • ERIANLGT
  • ERANLGIT
  • EARNGLIT
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The Correct answer is :EIRANLGT

Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
GEOMETRY
Y O E M E R T G
Here the middle two letters are constant or not change their position.
First letter is last letter.
Last letter is First letter.
Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
T R I A N G L E
E I R A N L G T

11.   Here are some words translated from an artificial language.
ingroindian means get positive thinking
always ameian can gro means happy and positive thinking
songroliaame means and positive result
better canafrniame means could get and happy
What does "AME" stand for ?

  • happy
  • positive
  • and
  • result
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The Correct answer is :and

ingroindian means get positive thinking always ----- (I)
ameian can gro means happy and positive thinking----- (II)
songroliaame means and positive result better----- (III)
canafrniame means could get and happy----- (IV)
From (I) and (II)
gro means positive
ian means thinking
From (II) and (III)
ame = and

12.   Here are some numbers translated from an artificial language.
743 means Mangoes are good
657 means Eat good food
934 means Mangoes are ripe.
Which digit means ripe in that language?

  • 5
  • 4
  • 9
  • 7
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The Correct answer is :9

743 means Mangoes are good ----- (I)
657 means Eat good food ----- (II)
934 means Mangoes are ripe.----- (III)
From (I) and (II)
7means good
From (I) and (III)
4 means Mangoes
3 means are
9 means ripe

13.   Here are some words translated from an artificial language.
slar means jump
slary means jumping
ingslarend means jumped
Which word could mean "playing"?

  • clargy
  • clargslarend
  • ellaclarg
  • slarmont
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The Correct answer is :clargy

According to this language, slar means jump. The suffix ing is represented by y. Since choice b is the only one that ends in the letter y, this is the only possible option.

14.   In certain code language
pik da pa means where are you
danaja means you may come
nakasa means he may come
which of the following means "come" in the code language ?

  • da
  • ja
  • na
  • can't determine
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The Correct answer is :ja

pik da pa means where are you --- (I)
danaja means you may come--- (II)
nakasa means he may come--- (III)
From (I) and (II)
da means you ------(IV)
From (II) and (III)
na means may ------(V)
So using (IV) and (V) in (I),(II),(III)
ja means come

15.   Here are some numbers translated from an artificial language.
253 means books are old
546 means man is old
378 means buy good books.
What stands for "are" in that code?

  • 2
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
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The Correct answer is :2

253 means books are old -------- (I)
546 means man is old -------- (II)
378 means buy good books.-------- (III)
From (I) and (II)
5 means old
From (II) and (III)
3 means books
Therefor 2 means are