# Ling1010-exam 3

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• 1.
What operations are applied to create the S-structure of the question             Who did Santa Claus compliment?
• A.

Wh-movement only

• B.

I-to-C movement and do-support

• C.

I-to-C movement, wh-movement and do-support

• 2.
Which of the following sentences does NOT have a CP as its root node?
• A.

Everyone knows who the good kids are.

• B.

Is the snowman melting?

• C.

Did Mary think that Peter bought her a Christmas gift?

• 3.
Which of the following transformations applied in the sentence             Sue wonders what the fishes eat.
• A.

I-to-C movement only

• B.

I -to-C movement and Wh-movement

• C.

Wh-movement only

• 4.
Which of the following has identical  D-Structure and S-Structure?
• A.

Does Josh like Christmas movies?

• B.

Bill said that Amy will visit us.

• C.

Who did Peter invited?

• 5.
In which of the following sentences has the transformation of       I-to-C movement NOT applied?
• A.

Did John ask who Sarah is dating?

• B.

Who is Sarah dating?

• C.

Helen wanted to know who Sarah is dating.

• 6.
.  English-learning children sometimes pronounce a trace in the specifier of an embedded CP.   This fact supports the idea that:
• A.

Children’s errors are constrained by the parameters of UG.

• B.

Children learn language by imitation and analogy.

• C.

Children, as well as adult speakers of some languages, are illogical.

• 7.
The operation of wh-movement involves the movement of:
• A.

A phrasal category (XP) to the Specifier of CP.

• B.

The contents of I to the Head of CP.

• C.

The contents of I to the Specifier of CP.

• 8.
The deep structure (or "D-Structure"):
• A.

Is the structure after all movement is complete.

• B.

Is the structure generated purely by phrase-structure rules.

• C.

Is a point in the derivation between wh-movement and I-to-C movement.

• 9.
As demonstrated in experiments by Crain and Nakayama, children ____.
• A.

Have a structure-independent rule for the formation of yes/no‑questions.

• B.

Have a structure-dependent rule for the formation of yes/no‑questions.

• C.

Have not yet set the parameter of structure-dependency in yes/no‑questions.

• 10.
In English, wh-movement applies:
• A.

Only in the matrix clause

• B.

Only in the embedded clause

• C.

Whenever there is an NP with the [+wh] feature

• 11.
In the question Who do you think that Santa Claus will visit first?, what is the position of the wh-phrase at S-Structure?
• A.

The Specifier of the embedded CP

• B.

The Specifier of the matrix CP

• C.

The complement of the embedded verb

• 12.
English-learning children sometimes pronounce a trace in the     specifier of an embedded CP.   Interestingly, this option is     grammatical in some dialects of German.  This shows us that:
• A.

Children only use structures they have been exposed to.

• B.

Children's mistakes sometimes reflect parametric options provided by UG.

• C.

English and German have the same parametric settings.

• 13.
In which of the following sentences have both wh-movement and I‑to-C movement applied?
• A.

Did Mary ask what Sue will cook?

• B.

Toni asked what Sue will cook.

• C.

Does Mary think that Sue will make a gingerbread house?

• 14.
Certain children acquiring English have not yet set the Medial-Wh Parameter correctly. Which of the following sentences would these children be likely to produce?
• A.

What does Cookie Monster think what Maggie will eat?

• B.

What does Cookie Monster what think Maggie will eat?

• C.

What does Cookie Monster think Maggie what will eat?

• 15.
In which of the following sentences is the root node a CP at D‑Structure?
• A.

Everyone believes that Santa Claus exists.

• B.

What do you think that Christmas is all about?

• C.

Santa Claus wonders who is naughty among this kids.