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Test_2_versionA_answerkey - Linguistics 100 Test 2 VERSION:...

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Linguistics 100 Test 2 VERSION: A BEFORE you start, please NOTE YOUR SECTION AND TEST VERSION (A) ON THE SCANTRON. Choose the correct answer for each of the following questions. 1. Which of the following are modal verbs? a. walked, eaten, bought b. to buy, to sell, to have c. shall, will, would d. hurrying, building, crying e. ran, drew, swam 2. Which set of semantic classes does the noun furniture belong to? a. proper, abstract, count b. common, mass, abstract c. proper, concrete, mass d. common, concrete, mass e. count, abstract, common 3. Which of the following phrases violates this phrase structure rule? N NUM Q PossNP DET NP ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( a. the all seven ducks b. my friend’s two brothers c. an every Sunday d. fifty first dates e. a most last appointment 4. The Subject-Auxiliary Inversion rule: a. applies to form a yes/no question b. only applies to main verbs c. applies to all forms of auxiliaries d. applies to all forms of auxiliaries and modals e. only applies if there is more than one verb in the sentence 1
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5. Suppose that the English language has a new Verb: frimble Suppose the past tense of frimble is formed using regular morphology. Which of the following is its past tense form? a. framble b. frimbled c. frimbles d. frimbling e. frimblest 6. All of the following are ways to pluralize nouns in English except : a. add an –en affix b. change an internal vowel c. add an –s affix d. no change to singular form e. add an –ee affix 7. The progressive aspect in English: a. requires an auxiliary verb b. is expressed by an inflectional affix c. describes an ongoing action d. all of the above e. none of the above 8. Identify the quantifier in the noun phrase all five large packages : a. all b. five c. large d. packages 9. Tense is: a. the grammatical expression of number b. the lexical expression of time c. the grammatical expression of time d. the lexical expression of duration e. the grammatical expression of person 10. Choose the sentence that contains an ordinal numeral. a. The first cup of coffee is the best. b. We shared three pizzas for dinner. c. Our next game will be on Friday. d. Please return both books by Wednesday. 2
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11. Apply Tag Question Formation to the following sentence: Bob hadn’t been talking to you . a. Hadn’t Bob been talking to you? b. Had Bob talked to you? c. Bob hadn’t been talking to you, hadn’t he? d. Had not Bob been talking to you? e. Bob hadn’t been talking to you, had he? 12.
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course LING 100 taught by Professor Lester during the Winter '08 term at University of Washington.

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Test_2_versionA_answerkey - Linguistics 100 Test 2 VERSION:...

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