MTEL Middle School Humanities: Structural Features of Language Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. An example of a morpheme is

Question 2 2. What is the root of the word 'reaction'?

Question 3 3. What does semantics determine?

Question 4 4. Which word or term describes the subtle differences in meaning or shades of meaning we associate with words?

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements is true?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is a consonant blend?

Question 7 7. Which of the following BEST explains why the alarm calls made by vervet monkeys should not be considered language?

Question 8 8. What is a free morpheme?

Question 9 9. Which can sometimes stand on its own?

Question 10 10. How could you BEST describe the role that grammar plays in language?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following BEST describes syntax?

Question 12 12. What is a 'sign' in the linguistic field?

Question 13 13.

In the following sentence, what is the bound morpheme?

The cats ran and sat on the ledge.

Question 14 14. When writing a cover letter the syntax should be:

Question 15 15. If you are writing a poem, your syntax can be:

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Question 16 16. How many phonemes are there in the English language?

Question 17 17. What does a derivational morpheme do to a word?

Question 18 18. Semantics means:

Question 19 19. Which of the following would be considered an example of language according to principle of combinability?

Question 20 20. What is the best method of distinguishing between literal meaning and figurative meaning?

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Question 21 21. What is the suffix in the word 'telecommunication'?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT a syntactical consideration?

Question 23 23. Why is it important to understand phonemes?

Question 24 24. What is a phoneme?

Question 25 25. Vowels and consonants are examples of

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Question 26 26. What is the prefix in the word 'inventor'?

Question 27 27. If you were to segment the word 'peach' into different phonemes, how many phonemes would there be?

Question 28 28. Which is not a word part?

Question 29 29. What is morphology?

Question 30 30. What is the smallest meaningful unit of language called?

MTEL Middle School Humanities: Structural Features of Language Chapter Exam Instructions

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