A Quiz On Language And Grammar.

24 Questions

Settings
Please wait...
A Quiz On Language And Grammar.

This quiz is all you need to check out if you are into linguistics or even if you are into teaching or just a student.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the milestones in School-age-language: 
    • A. 

      More use of questions.

    • B. 

      Shifting source of language input from oral to written.

    • C. 

      Acquisition of metalinguistic skills.

    • D. 

      Shifting source of language input from written to oral.

  • 2. 
    Children begin to shift from oral to reading for language input at ages 8-10.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The relationship between reading, writing and speaking does not become symbiotic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Mastery of grammatical morphemes should be complete by kindergarten.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    School age children increase their use of derivational morphemes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Direct means instruction means to learn from a more knowledgeable source and getting definitions from a dictionary or someone. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What are the 3 means of lexical development?
    • A. 

      Direct Instruction.

    • B. 

      Lexical ambiguity.

    • C. 

      Contextual Abstraction.

    • D. 

      Morphological Analysis.

  • 8. 
    Using written or spoken context cues to make inferences about the meaning of an unfamiliar word (Choose two):
    • A. 

      Direct Instruction.

    • B. 

      Lexical Ambiguity.

    • C. 

      Contextual Abstraction.

    • D. 

      Morphological Analysis.

  • 9. 
    Analyzing the lexical, inflectional, and derivational morphemes of a new word leads to deducing the meaning of a new word. What is it called?
    • A. 

      Morphological deconstruction.

    • B. 

      Lexical Ambiguity.

    • C. 

      Contextual Abstraction.

    • D. 

      Direct Instruction.

  • 10. 
    At ages 6-10 kids are good at morphological deconstruction and by ages 9-13 they use morphemes and context cues together to derive meaning of a new word.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What is literate language used for?
    • A. 

      Reflecting.

    • B. 

      Reasoning.

    • C. 

      Planning.

    • D. 

      Hypothesizing.

    • E. 

      All of above.

    • F. 

      None of above.

  • 12. 
    The development of literate language is critical for classroom-based learning.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What are the features of literate language? Select multiple: 
    • A. 

      Elaborate Noun Phrases.

    • B. 

      Adverb Use.

    • C. 

      Conjunction Use.

    • D. 

      Mental and linguistic Verbs.

    • E. 

      Morphemes use.

  • 14. 
    What are the components of school age pragmatics?
    • A. 

      Functional flexibility.

    • B. 

      Conversational abilities.

    • C. 

      Narrative development.

    • D. 

      All of above.

    • E. 

      None of above.

  • 15. 
    Story Sparkle refers to the use of rich vocab, story climax, literate language, and complex episodes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Humor requires a metalinguistic skill to get it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The sound system of a spoken language:
    • A. 

      Phoneme.

    • B. 

      Phonology.

    • C. 

      Phonics.

    • D. 

      Phonemic awareness.

  • 18. 
    Awareness of individual sound in the language and their relationship to other individual sounds in a syllable or word:
    • A. 

      Phonics.

    • B. 

      Phonology.

    • C. 

      Phonological awareness.

    • D. 

      Phonemic awareness.

  • 19. 
    The ability to physically produce the sounds of a language:
    • A. 

      Sound production.

    • B. 

      Phonemic production.

    • C. 

      Phonological processing.

    • D. 

      Phonological production.

  • 20. 
    A pattern of sound production that differs from that of adult language:
    • A. 

      Phonological process.

    • B. 

      Phonemic process.

    • C. 

      Phonology.

    • D. 

      Phonemes.