Levels of Grammar and Grammatical Analysis [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Linguistics]: Questions 32 - 34 of 35

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Question 32

Levels of Grammar and Grammatical Analysis
Lexical Semantic Relations (Homonymy, Hypo/Hypernymy, Antonymy, Synonymy, Ambiguity)

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question

MCQ▾

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

If ‘Aam Aadmi’ is translated as ‘Mango Man’ , which type of ambiguity does the translation demonstrate?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Morphosyntactic

b.

Lexical

c.

Syntactic

d.

Morphological

Question 33

Levels of Grammar and Grammatical Analysis

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question

MCQ▾

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

Which of the following is not demonstrated by studies with Great Apes like Koko and Washoe and Sarah?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The manual dexterity for signing

b.

The capacity for symbolic communication

c.

The capacity to produce rule- governed, novel messages

d.

The ability to teach other members of the species

Question 34

Levels of Grammar and Grammatical Analysis
Syllable Structure and Phonological Properties

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question

MCQ▾

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

Tok Pisin (Papua New) is an extended Pidgin/Creole language. Words borrowed from English are modified in various ways. Given the word list below, study the phonological modifications and choose the correct generalization (s)

Tok Pisin (Papua New) is an Extended Pidgin/Creole Language
EnglishTOK PISINGLOSS
Da: nsDa: nisDance
KaepsalzKapsaitCapsize
staendbalSambalStandby
SpieSupiaSpear
Bali: vBilipBelieve
autsaidautsaldOutside

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Fortition of fricatives to stops

b.

Vowel epenthesis to create syllable nuclei

c.

Only single onsets permitted

d.

Both c. and b. are correct

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