WEST Middle Level Humanities: Phonology & Word Identification Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What does semantics determine?

Question 2 2. Which of the prefixes listed means opposite?

Question 3 3. The root that means govern is _____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following words are homophones?

Question 5 5. In 'Harry Potter', Professor Snape's first name, Severus, means serious, strict, and severe. The character of Professor Snape is also serious and strict. This is an example of which of the following?

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Question 6 6. What is defined as the smallest unit of sound that has meaning?

Use this material to answer question #7

This is a portion of the poem 'Mending Wall' by Robert Frost

Something there is that doesn't love a wall,

That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it,

And spills the upper boulders in the sun;

And makes gaps even two can pass abreast.

The work of hunters is another thing:

I have come after them and made repair

Where they have left not one stone on a stone,

But they would have the rabbit out of hiding,

To please the yelping dogs. The gaps I mean,

No one has seen them made or heard them made,

But at spring mending-time we find them there.

I let my neighbour know beyond the hill;

And on a day we meet to walk the line

And set the wall between us once again.

We keep the wall between us as we go.

Question 7 7. In Robert Frost's 'Mending Wall', what is the denotation of walking the line?

Question 8 8. Phonology is the

Question 9 9. If you are writing a poem, your syntax can be:

Question 10 10. What is the suffix in the word 'telecommunication'?

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Question 11 11. Which sentence correctly uses your, yore, or you're?

Question 12 12. Breaking apart a word into its component parts is an example of using _____.

Question 13 13. Applying what you know about U.S. history when you read a historical novel is an example of using _____.

Question 14 14. Semantics means:

Question 15 15. What is the best method of distinguishing between literal meaning and figurative meaning?

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Question 16 16. Which sentence uses the word 'accept' correctly?

Question 17 17. By what age can most children be considered fully intelligible?

Question 18 18. Looking at the words surrounding an unknown word to determine its meaning is an example of using _____.

Question 19 19. Between 1 and 2 years old what skills do most children gain?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a syntactical consideration?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a connotation associated with the word grave?

Question 22 22. Homophones _____, while homographs _____.

Question 23 23. To the residents of Fort Lauderdale, which of the following would not be a connotation of the word 'Sistrunk'?

Question 24 24.

Identify the type of analogy being used here by recognizing the relationship between the two pairs of words.

Torpedo : Explosion : : Drinking : Intoxication

Question 25 25. All of the following are examples of nonwords EXCEPT _____.

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Question 26 26. Hyper is to energetic as organic is to _____.

Question 27 27. What does ''liberty'' mean?

Question 28 28. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 29 29. What is denotation?

Question 30 30. By what age will most children have acquired the ability to speak their first word?

WEST Middle Level Humanities: Phonology & Word Identification Chapter Exam Instructions

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