Levels of Grammar and Grammatical Analysis [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Linguistics]: Questions 8 - 10 of 35

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Question 8

Levels of Grammar and Grammatical Analysis
Pidgins and Creoles

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

Question 9

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

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question

MCQ▾

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

Which of the following pairs of words do not stand in troponymous relationship?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

limp-walk

b.

lisp-talk

c.

dream-sleep

d.

Both b. and a. are correct

Question 10

Levels of Grammar and Grammatical Analysis
Neogrammarian Laws of Phonetic Change Such as Grimm's

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question

MCQ▾

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

Language isolates are languages that ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Are not known to be related to any other languages

b.

Are separated geographically from other members of their family

c.

Have no dialectal or sociolectal varieties

d.

Are spoken in isolated parts of the world

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