LIN111



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LIN111

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1.

______________is
concerned with the study of
the acquisition, use, and
loss of language.

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2.

The sound [m] is produced
in the
cavity

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3.

In the word, /ʧit/‘cheat’, /t/ is
the

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4.

The meaning an expression
has over and above its
conceptual content is
known as ______

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5.

Linguists have categorised
the various dimensions of
meaning into three major
classes namely denotative,
associative and
meaning.

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6.

People who make use of
Sign language to
communicate are called

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7.

The
_is the smallest minimal
unit of language that can be
pronounced in isolation

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8.

Which of the following do
not occur in final positions
in words?

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9.

The statement 'He is a
backstabber' can be only be
understood in ________

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10.

Four Greek scholars who
contributed to the growth of
linguistics are _________.

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11.

The minimal sound unit that
makes a difference in
meaning is a

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12.

One of these is a low, back,
unrounded vowel ______

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13.

In Ikwere dialect spoken in
Rivers State, the words
[risi] and [riʃi] both mean
‘head’. In other words, the
use of consonant sound [s]
or [ʃ] does not change the
meaning of the word.
Therefore, both sounds are
said to be in _________

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14.

The suffix in the word
'impossibility' is

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15.

One of the following
distinguishes human
language from animal
language. Human language
is ________

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16.

Which of the theories of the
origin of language explains
using differences in the
biological features between
man and animals?
___________

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17.

The vowel in [bᴈ:d] is a
central
unrounded vowel

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18.

The process by which the
word ‘pilot’ which functions
as a noun is used to
function as a verb is called

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19.

A
is a pidgin that has
acquired native speakers or
first language speakers

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20.

The place of articulation for
the consonant sound [ð] is

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21.

"Its beyond my
apprehension” is an
example of a speech error
called

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22.

Which of the following best
describes Phonetics
_______?

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23.

Variants of a phoneme are
called

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24.

refers to forms that
charaterise the speech of
individual speakers

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25.

What are the conditions a
speech act must meet to be
successful and achieve its
communicative purpose?

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26.

A ________grammar states
explicitly the rules of the
language, list the words
and their pronunciations

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27.

Damage to the _________
hemisphere of the brain can
lead to language disorders

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28.

Which of the following may
not function as the peak of
a syllable?

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29.

Another term for the
communicative purpose of
an expression is _______

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30.

The type of sounds
produced by a closed glottis
forcing air pressure in the
mouth that results in loud
sound when the air is
released suddenly are
called ________

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31.

In English, 'biographical' is
an example of a ________

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32.

The main organ of speech
in the production of vowels
is the

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33. The antonym of ‘criticism’ is

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34.

In Sign language, the
elements of a sign as
summarized in the acronym
HOLME refers to________

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35.

__________ is concerned
with the study of how the
brain processes language

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36.

The action of pushing out of
air from the lungs is
referred to as
__.

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37.

stress is the type of stress
that is produced with a
maximum breath force

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38.

The _______ is the basic
unit of phonological study

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39.

English sounds are
produced by the
airstream mechanism

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40.

Ability to recognise the
word order and sentence
structure in a language is
_______ knowledge.

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41.

One of these is an aveolar
stop ________

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42.

Which of the following does
not feature in the
production of vowels?

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43.

The place of articulation for
the consonant sound [ɲ] is

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44.

refers to when the
languagevariety of a
speaker differs only in
pronounciation

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45.

In Hausa, ‘farin ciki’
meaning ‘happiness’ is an
example of a_____

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46.

Which of the following is not
a component of linguistic
knowledge? ________

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47.

Linguistics is a science
because ____________

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48.

The distinction between
langue and parole as an
explanation to language
phenomenon is associated
with _______

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49.

All of the following
statements are TRUE of
human language EXCEPT
ONE. All languages
_________

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50.

Language is written using a
system of arbitrary and
signs

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