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Question 28

Levels of Grammar and Grammatical Analysis
Gricean Maxims

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question

MCQ▾

Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) , carry Two mark each (for each wrong answer: )

Match the dialogues in (P-S) to the Gricean Maxim (i-v) that has been flouted to create humor.

Match the Dialogues in P-S to the Gricean Maxim (I-V)
PExcuse me, do you know what time it is?

Yes

(i)Maxim of Relation
Q-How many surrealists does it take to screw in a light bulb?

Fish

(ii)Maxim of Manner
R-Do you believe in clubs for young men?

-Only when kindness fails.

(iii)Maxim of Quantity
SWhy did the General fly to Panama?

Because the fighting is over

(iv)Maxim of Quality
(v)Maxim of cooperation

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

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

b.

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

c.

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

d.

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

Question 29

Levels of Grammar and Grammatical Analysis
Secondary and Co-Articulation

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question

MCQ▾

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

Which of the following speech errors is not expected in natural languages? The items that are swapped are indicated in capitals. The intended phrase is tight-ly pack-ed.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Pightly Tacked

b.

PACKly TIGHTed

c.

tightED PackLy

d.

tighKly paTed

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