Levels of Grammar and Grammatical Analysis-Syntax [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Linguistics]: Questions 1 - 3 of 7

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Question 1

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In which category would ‘verbs’ full in the India grammatical tradition?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Naama

b.

Ankhyaata

c.

Nipaata

d.

Upsurge

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Question 2

Appeared in Year: 2021

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

Evaluate the following according to the three principles of the Binding Theory and choose the correct statement (s) .

(Note: the subscripted indicates co-reference between the arguments that bear them.)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The sentence every one of his followers says that he likes Tagore is ruled out by the Binding Theory.

b.

The sentence Tagore seems to ask himself about effects of education is permitted by the Binding Theory.

c.

The sentence Everyone who meets Tagore, admires him is permitted by the principles of the Bunding Theory

d.

The sentence everyone who meets him admires Tagore is ruled out by the Binding Theory

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Question 3

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question MCQ▾

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

Consider the following set of Phrase Structure Rules in a toy grammar: [Note: T is tens, P is preposition, V is verb and N is noun; they project their respective phrasal units TP, PP, VP and NP]

Which of the following sentences can be generated by these rules?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The golden bells in the church always ring for prayers

b.

The golden bells are probably ringing in the church

c.

The silent bells say that the pastor has not visited the bell tower

d.

Bells ring to let believers know that mass will begin

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