Language-Rules of Grammar & Syntax (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 8 of 17

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Question number: 1

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Basic speech sounds are called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

semantics.

b.

syllables.

c.

morphemes.

d.

phonemes.

Question number: 2

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The two most basic units of speech are

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Choice (4) Response

a.

words and rules of grammar.

b.

semantics.

c.

morphemes and phonemes.

d.

ideas and concepts.

Question number: 3

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The rules that determine how words in a language can be put together to make sentences are called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

structural semantics.

b.

syntax.

c.

phonemes.

d.

morphemes.

Question number: 4

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“Anti” is an example of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

a morpheme.

b.

semantics.

c.

a phoneme.

d.

surface structure.

Question number: 5

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________ is the study of the meaning of words and language.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Semantics

b.

Linguistics

c.

Syntax

d.

Grammar

Question number: 6

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If you translated “Pepsi is for the younger generation” into Spanish and the translation reads “Pepsi reverses aging, ” you have a problem with

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Choice (4) Response

a.

phonemes.

b.

morphemes.

c.

syntax.

d.

semantics.

Question number: 7

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________ are the smallest meaningful units of speech.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Phonemes

b.

Syntax.

c.

Concepts

d.

Morphemes

Question number: 8

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Chomsky proposed that children learn a language:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Because they possess an innate language acquisition device

b.

Language and thought are separate and independent processes

c.

One’s thought determines the nature of one’s language

d.

Language and thought interact, each influencing the other

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