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Question 30

Levels of Grammar and Grammatical Analysis
Dialect Atlas

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question

MCQ▾

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

What can be said about the intent and nature of prescriptive rules for languages. Which of the following motivates the singular use?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Sometimes the gender information is not known and it is easier to use they then he/she

b.

Using gendered pronouns can lead to gendered interpretations of the messages

c.

The use of they in the singular replaces the sex specific he and she pronouns

d.

Both c. and b. are correct

Question 31

Levels of Grammar and Grammatical Analysis

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question

MCQ▾

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

In the following sentence, you are required to identify the type of aphasia and select the correct sequence from the options given below.

Use of jargon and words that have no meaning are typical of ________ aphasia, while the inability to differentiate between actives and passives is seen in ________ aphasia; some patients use circumlocutions for simple words and this is known as ________ aphasia; in patients with ________ aphasia, production and comprehension may be reasonably preserved, but the ability to repeat an utterance is disrupted.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Broca՚s Wernicke՚s, Conduction, Dysphonia

b.

Dysphonia, Anomic, Wernicke՚s, Broca՚s

c.

Anomic, Conduction, Broca՚s, Wernicke՚s

d.

Wernicke՚s, Broca՚s, Anomic, Conduction

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