Levels of Grammar and Grammatical Analysis [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Linguistics]: Questions 19 - 21 of 35

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Question 19

Levels of Grammar and Grammatical Analysis
Basic Syntactic Units

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?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Characterize inter-dialectal differences

b.

Encode changes to spoken language

c.

Characterize the universal grammar of languages

d.

Provide criteria for written language

Question 20

Levels of Grammar and Grammatical Analysis
Gricean Maxims

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question

MCQ▾

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

For which of the following sentence (s) can the assigned presupposition (P) hold?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ruchi՚s parents returned to Alaska over the summer

P: Ruchi՚s parents had been to Alaska sometime before the summer

b.

If she had drunk coffee this morning, she would have been more alert.

P: She had not drunk coffee

c.

Who discovered the Silverback Slug in 1960?

P: Someone discovered the Silverback Slug in 1960

d.

All c., a. and b. are correct

Question 21

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)

“I look forward to visiting teachers” . What does this sentence demonstrate?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Semantic role ambiguity

b.

Syntactic Ambiguity

c.

No ambiguity

d.

Both b. and a. are correct

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