Chapter 4 - Chapter 4 1 Meanings are created from A...

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Chapter 4 1. Meanings are created from: A. Individual preferences B. Collective customs C. Individual memories D. Individual Customs Answer__B____ 2. The actual object or concept words stand for is known as the: A. Meaning B. Symbol C. Referent D. Implication Answer__C____ 3. The dictionary definition of a word is the: A. Connotative meaning B. Webster's meaning C. Denotative meaning D. Abstract meaning Answer___C___ 4. The implied emotional meaning of a word is the: A. Connotative meaning B. Dictionary meaning C. Denotative meaning D. Abstract meaning Answer___A___ 5. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of oral style? A. Simpler than written style. B. Direct references to audience. C. Employs more stories than written style. D. Employs more fully logical chains of arguments than written style.
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Answer___D___ 6. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of written style when compared to oral style? A. More linear and organized than oral style. B. Follows grammatical rules more strictly than oral style. C. More emphasis is on social relationships. Answer___C___ 7. Words containing many referents are: A. Euphemistic B. Abstract C. Multi-value oriented D. Concrete Answer__B____ 8. Words containing few referents are: A. Euphemistic B. Abstract C. Single-value orientated D. Concrete Answer___D___
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