Language and Linguistics MCQ Questions and Answers Quiz

161. ................refers to the phenomenon of pauses in speech.

  1. Stress
  2. Pitch
  3. Intonation
  4. Juncture

162. ...............are also called secondary phonemes

  1. Suprasegmentals
  2. Morphemes
  3. Allomorphs
  4. Allophones

163. ...............are sounds articulated in the glottis

  1. Glottal
  2. Velar
  3. Palatal
  4. None of the above

164. ..............is the accent on certain words within the a sentence

  1. Semantics
  2. Syntax
  3. Sentence-stress
  4. None of the above

165. .............are articulated by raising the front of the tongue towards the hard palate

  1. Post-alveolar
  2. Palate-alveolar
  3. Palatal
  4. Velar

166. .............are gliding sounds during the articulation of which, the speech organs glide from one vowel position to another

  1. Diphthongs
  2. Triphthongs
  3. Semi-vowels
  4. Minimal pairs

167. .............are the different concrete phonetic variation of the same phoneme

  1. Allophones
  2. Triphthongs
  3. Semi-vowels
  4. Minimal pairs

168. .............are words which differ only in one phoneme

  1. Diphthongs
  2. Triphthongs
  3. Semi-vowels
  4. Minimal pairs

169. ............are also called prosodic features

  1. Suprasegmentals
  2. Morphemes
  3. Allomorphs
  4. Allophones

170. ............are produced involving the tip of the tongue and the back part of the teeth ridge.

  1. Post-alveolar
  2. Palate-alveolar
  3. Palatal
  4. Velar
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