GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Linguistics: Questions 11 - 13 of 47

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Question 11

Language as an Object of Inquiry and Its Structure

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question

MCQ▾

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

While most of the historically known writing systems in India tend to write from left to right, identify the one which writes from right to left.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Grantha

b.

Sarada

c.

Kharosthi

d.

Brahmi

Question 12

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question

MCQ▾

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

Evaluate the following according to the three principles of the Binding Theory and choose the correct statement (s) .

(Note: the subscripted indicates co-reference between the arguments that bear them.)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The sentence Tagore seems to ask himself about effects of education is permitted by the Binding Theory.

b.

The sentence every one of his followers says that he likes Tagore is ruled out by the Binding Theory.

c.

The sentence Everyone who meets Tagore, admires him is permitted by the principles of the Bunding Theory

d.

All b., a. and c. are correct

Question 13

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question

MCQ▾

Multiple Select Question (MSQ) , carry One mark each (no negative marks)

Creolization and creoles are characterized by which of the following?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Creolization is the process of elaborating Pidgin Languages

b.

Creolization happens when a Pidgin is learned by young children as a first Language.

c.

Creoles have elaborated grammars but somewhat limited vocabulary

d.

All b., a. and c. are correct

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