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1. In the pronunciation of the word ink the alveolar /n/ becoming a velar sound is an instance of

  1. Progressive
  2. Regressive
  3. Reciprocal
  4. none of the above

2. In transformational Generative Grammar, the Generative means

  1. to produce
  2. to develop
  3. to predict
  4. All the above

3. In which of the following words, is the sound /k/ aspirated

  1. Kill
  2. Skill
  3. Skin
  4. Skit

4. IPA stands for

  1. International political alphabet
  2. International phonetic association
  3. Indian phonetic alphabet
  4. All the above

5. IPA stands for

  1. Inter National Phonetic Alphabet
  2. International Phonetic Association
  3. Both a & b
  4. Neither a nor b

6. It is possible to write down spoken language and read aloud the written material. This property of language is called

  1. Duality of structure
  2. Recursiveness
  3. Displacement
  4. Transference

7. Language is never static. It goes on changing. This property of language is called

  1. Dynamic
  2. Recursiveness
  3. Displacement
  4. Transference

8. Morpheme alternants are called

  1. Allophones
  2. Allomorphs
  3. Minimal pairs
  4. None of the above

9. On the basis of the criterion of the state of the tension of the tongue, vowels can be classified into

  1. Round vowels & unrounded vowels
  2. Front vowels & back vowels
  3. High vowels & low vowels
  4. Tense vowels &lax vowels

10. Phonemes which effect meaning change in the same linguistic environment are said to be in

  1. Contrastive distribution
  2. Complementary distribution
  3. Non-contrastive distribution
  4. None of the above

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