Linguistics MCQ’s

American Structuralism MCQ’s l American Structuralism Quiz l. ELP

Q. What does Structuralism mean?
Ans. Structuralism proposes the idea that many phenomena do not occur in isolation, but instead occur in relation to each other
Q. Structuralism in Linguistics means?
Ans. It is a term for a number of linguistic approaches in the first half of the 20th century, all are based on the work of Ferdinand De Saussure.

Sociolinguistics MCQ’s l Sociolinguistics Quiz l MCQs on Sociolinguistics

Q. What is a social feature of language use?
Ans. Speech
Q. Basic distinction in speech style is between?
Ans. Formal uses and informal uses
Q. What is style-shifting?
Ans. A change from one style to the other by an individual is called style-shifting
Q. The style when we pay more attention to how we are speaking is called?
Ans. Formal style

Scope Of Linguistics l Linguistics Scope l Importance of Linguistics l ELP

Q. Why can’t a scholar cover all specializations of contemporary Linguistics?
Ans. Because it is a richly diversified field
Q. What continues to have a strong impact on modern linguistics?
Ans. Generative Grammar by Norm Chomsky
Q. How many languages are spoken throughout the world?
Ans. Almost 7000

Linguistics MCQs Part 05 l Linguistics Quiz l 1000 Multiple Choice Questions

Q. The word “alphabet” comes from the first two letters of the Greek alphabet namely?
Ans. alpha, bēta
Q. What is Morphology?
Ans. The study of words, how they are formed, and their relationship to other words in the same language
Q. What is Lexicology?
Ans. It studies the stock of words
in a given language
(stock of words means the lexicon OR vocabulary)

Linguistics MCQs Part 04 l Linguistics Quiz l 1000 Multiple Choice Questions

Q. Nasal sounds in English are represented by a small mark called?
Ans. Tilde e.g. [ṽ] the mark above “v” here
Q. Why can’t a scholar cover all specializations of contemporary Linguistics?
Ans. Because it is a richly diversified field
Q. What continues to have a strong impact on modern linguistics?
Ans. Generative Grammar by Norm Chomsky

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