Language and Linguistics-Written and Signed [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Linguistics]: Questions 1 - 4 of 4

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Question 1

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A graphic symbol that represents an idea or concept, independent of any particular language and specific words or phrases is called:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

A monograph

b.

An ideograph

c.

A sonograph

d.

A logograph

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Question 2

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A word occurring only once in each corpus is called

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

tris legomena

b.

hapax legomena

c.

tetrakis legomena

d.

dis legomena

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Question 3

Appeared in Year: 2021

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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

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Question 4

Appeared in Year: 2021

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

Match the following communication systems (P-T) to their type (i-vi) and select the correct sequence:

The Match the Following Communication Systems
PBird song(i)Indexical and discrete
Q
The Symbolic and Continuous
(ii)Symbolic and Continuous
RFootprints on the beach(iii)Symbolic and discrete
SDirection indication in bee dance(iv)Indexical and continuous
TBird calls(v)Iconic and discrete
(vi)Iconic and Continuous

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

P- (iii) , Q- (v) , R- (i) , S- (ii) , T- (iv)

b.

P- (iv) , Q- (v) , R (iii) , S- (ii) , T- (vi)

c.

P- (v) , Q- (vi) , R- (ii) , S- (iv) , T- (iii)

d.

P- (ii) , Q (v) , R- (v) , S- (iii) , T- (i)

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