GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Linguistics: Questions 33 - 35 of 47

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Question 33

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question

MCQ▾

Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) , carry One mark each (for each wrong answer: 1 ⁄ 3) .

Voice Onset Time (VOT) is an acoustic cue used by our auditory- perceptual systems. Which of the following sounds can be identified using VOT?

(i) Voiced Stops

(ii) Unvoiced Stops

(iii) Prenasalised Stops

(iv) Aspirated stops

(v) Ejective Stops

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(i) , (iii) , (v) but not (ii) and (iv)

b.

(i) , (ii) , (iv) but not (iii) and (v)

c.

(i) , (ii) , (iii) , (iv) but not (v)

d.

(iv) , (v) but not (i) , (ii) and (iii)

Question 34

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question

MCQ▾

Multiple select Question (MSQ) , carry Two mark each (no negative marks) .

Which of the following kinds of evidence are offered in support of an innateness view of the human language ability?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Children learn the languages (s) in their environment without explicit instruction

b.

Speakers of all languages can produce and understanding an infinite number of sentences

c.

All humans, no matter how primitive their societies, have the capacity for language

d.

All a., b. and c. are correct

Question 35

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question

MCQ▾

Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) , carry One mark each (for each wrong answer: 1 ⁄ 3) .

On the new note, how many languages can be found in the language panel displaying the denomination of the note?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Seventeen

b.

Sixteen

c.

Fifteen

d.

Eighteen

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