Test_3_VersionA_Answer_Key

Test_3_VersionA_Answer_Key - Version A -1Linguistics 100...

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Version A  - 1 - Linguistics 100 Test 3 Note your section and test version (A) on the scan-tron Choose the best answer for the following multiple-choice questions. 1) In the sentence “The poor excuse seemed unconvincing”, seemed is a a. Modal. b. Auxiliary. c. Linking Verb. d. Action Verb. e. Modifier. 2) In the sentence “The nearly century-old house looked expensive”, which word is the Predicate? a) The b) Nearly c) Century-old d) Expensive e) Old 3) In the sentence “The very old man’s voice sounded slightly drunk”, which of the following is a Modifier Adjective Phrase? a) Very old b) Old man’s c) Slightly drunk d) The very old man’s e) Slightly 4) Based on the fact that “A new Chinese restaurant” is a grammatical phrase, but “*A Chinese new restaurant” is not, we can conclude that a) Personal adjectives come before Nationality adjectives. b) Nationality adjectives come before Age/size adjectives. c) Color adjectives come after Nationality adjectives . d) Material adjectives come before Age/size adjectives. e) Age/size adjectives come before Nationality adjectives. 5) The –ic in ‘historic’, -en in ‘wooden’, -ish in ‘Scottish’, and –an in ‘Mexican’ are all: a) Derivational affixes which change Verbs into Adjectives. b) Derivational affixes which change Nouns into Adjectives. c) Inflectional affixes which change Verbs into Adjectives. d) Inflectional affixes which change Nouns into Adjectives. e) Inflectional affixes which mark the Comparative. Version A
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- 2 - 6) Which of the following adjectives use suppletion to form their comparative and superlative forms? a) Good, bad b) Awesome, terrible c) Fortunate, unfortunate d) Happy, sad e) Smart, stupid 7) In the sentence “The very slow bus made me late to class,” very is a) an Adjective. b) an Adverb. c) a Degree Word. d) a Quantifier. e) a Predicate. 8) What word is used to pronominalize Degree Words to form questions? a) Who b) What c) When d) Why e) How 9) In the sentence “The concert was fun but really expensive,” coordination shows that a) fun and really are the same type of head. b) ‘was fun’ and ‘but really’ are both constituents. c) ‘really expensive’ and ‘fun’ are both the same type of phrase. d) Adverbs and Adjectives are the same thing. e) Degree words and Adverbs are the same thing. 10) If we draw the following diagram for the adjective phrase in the sentence “The play was too long and boring”, then the sentence can be paraphrased as which of the following: a) The play was too long and the play was too boring. b) The play was too boring and long. c) The play was too boring and the play was long. d) The play was too long and the play was boring. e) The play was also long and boring.
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