Langauge (GRE Psychology): Questions 11 - 14 of 14

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Question number: 11

» Langauge » Langauge Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to Vygotsky, what happens to the meaning that a child initially gives to a word?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

It consistently mirrors that of the parents.

b.

It facilities the memorization of language.

c.

It undergoes change as the child gains experience.

d.

It creates a bias about how that child will later perceive reality.

Question number: 12

» Langauge » Verbal and Nonverbal Communication

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Which of the following children would probably acquire language the slowest?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A boy exposed to two languages

b.

Because of the LAD, all children acquire language at precisely the same rate.

c.

A girl exposed to two languages

d.

A girl exposed to only one language

Question number: 13

» Langauge » Units (Phonemes, Morphemes, Phrases)

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Question

Which of the following is NOT a morpheme?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The suffix “-ed”

b.

The vowel combination “ee”

c.

The suffix “s”

d.

The word “cat”

Question number: 14

» Langauge » Speech Perception and Processing

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An individual with Wernicke’s aphasia would have difficulty

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

understanding what is said to him

b.

uttering words

c.

creating a logical sentence

d.

spelling

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