Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language-Language (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 1 - 4 of 18

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Question number: 1

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Language » Structure

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Basic speech sounds are called

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

phonemes.

b.

syntax.

c.

semantics.

d.

morphemes.

e.

syllables.

Question number: 2

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Language » Structure

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The two most basic units of speech are

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Choice (5) Response

a.

ideas and concepts.

b.

words and rules of grammar.

c.

connotative and denotative meaning.

d.

semantics.

e.

morphemes and phonemes.

Question number: 3

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Language » Research on Animal Thinking & Communication

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Which of the following is TRUE about animal communication?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

While psychologists don’t doubt that animals communicate, there is disagreement as to whether or not animals can actually be taught a language.

b.

Psychologists have a doubt that animals can ever communicate.

c.

Although animal communication is limited, they can learn to use human language with ease and eventually attain the communication skills of the average high school sophomore.

d.

Animal communication can truly be called a language because it consists of symbols, grammar, and, most importantly, it is productive.

e.

Animals exhibit varied cries, gestures, and mating calls, but even these communications are often not understood by other animals of the same species.

Question number: 4

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Language » Structure

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The rules that determine how words in a language can be put together to make sentences are called

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

syntax.

b.

structural semantics.

c.

phonemes.

d.

morphemes.

e.

allophonetics.

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