Levels of Grammar and Grammatical Analysis-Phonetics and Phonology [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Linguistics]: Questions 1 - 3 of 4

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Question 1

Question Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the Column 1 with Column 2

List-Ⅰ (Column - 1)List-Ⅱ (Column - 2)
(A)

H. Paul Grice

(i)

The Prague School

(B)

John Austin

(ii)

Language as a form of Action

(C)

J. J. Gumperz

(iii)

Interactional Sociolinguistics

(D)

Roman Jacobson

(iv)

The Cooperative Principle

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)

b.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

d.

  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

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Question 2

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question MCQ▾

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

The human speech production system is characterized by which of the following?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

A vocal tract that acts as a resonator

b.

A vocal tract that acts as a filter

c.

A laryngeal resonator

d.

A laryngeal source

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Question 3

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question MCQ▾

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

Voice Onset Time (VOT) is an acoustic cue used by our auditory- perceptual systems. Which of the following sounds can be identified using VOT?

(i) Voiced Stops

(ii) Unvoiced Stops

(iii) Prenasalised Stops

(iv) Aspirated stops

(v) Ejective Stops

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(i) , (iii) , (v) but not (ii) and (iv)

b.

(i) , (ii) , (iv) but not (iii) and (v)

c.

(i) , (ii) , (iii) , (iv) but not (v)

d.

(iv) , (v) but not (i) , (ii) and (iii)

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