GACE Behavioral Science: Language & Communication Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Phonology is the

Question 2 2. Which of the below statement is NOT true?

Question 3 3. Which is the correct historical order?

Question 4 4. The study of how a language is constructed is defined as

Question 5 5. Which of the following is incorrect?

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Question 6 6. What is defined as a sound, or set of sounds, that make a difference in the meaning of a language, but has no meaning on its own?

Question 7 7. For literacy to expand and for empires to grow larger, _____.

Question 8 8. The first known writing system was

Question 9 9. Which of the following explains why alphabets came to replace pictographs in the West?

Question 10 10. How were the problems of early cuneiform solved?

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Question 11 11. Why was early cuneiform such a limited form of writing?

Question 12 12. Why is it likely that writing emerged in the same part of the world that had the first cities?

Question 13 13. What is defined as the study of language and how it is affected by region, social class, relationship, and even gender?

Question 14 14. One of the greatest variances in language comes from

Question 15 15. The first recorded writing was on _____.

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Question 16 16. The first writing emerged around _____.

Question 17 17. Where did writing first appear?

Question 18 18. The cultural and social patterns of speech variation within a culture are known as a culture's

Question 19 19. Morphology is defined as the

Question 20 20. Which of these is not a regional variation in language?

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Question 21 21. What is defined as the smallest unit of sound that has meaning?

GACE Behavioral Science: Language & Communication Chapter Exam Instructions

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