Language-Language Acquisition (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II)): Questions 1 - 4 of 4

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Question number: 1

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Which of the following is TRUE about animal communication?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

While psychologists don’t doubt that animals communicate, there is disagreement as to whether or not animals can actually be taught a language.

b.

Psychologists have a doubt that animals can ever communicate.

c.

Although animal communication is limited, they can learn to use human language with ease and eventually attain the communication skills of the average high school sophomore.

d.

Animal communication can truly be called a language because it consists of symbols, grammar, and, most importantly, it is productive.

e.

Animals exhibit varied cries, gestures, and mating calls, but even these communications are often not understood by other animals of the same species.

Question number: 2

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American Sign Language is

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

an easily understood pantomime.

b.

a code system.

c.

a true language with a syntax and grammar.

d.

a animal language.

e.

a pseudo-language with no syntax or grammar.

Question number: 3

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Language develops rapidly. By the time they are three, most toddlers have more than ________ at their disposal.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

1, 000 words

b.

2, 500 words

c.

2, 000 words

d.

1, 500 words

Question number: 4

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One of the Chimpanzee, Sarah’s most outstanding achievements has been the construction of sentences involving ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Adult grammar

b.

Conditional relationship

c.

Unprompted questions

d.

Negation

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