1.The term ‘Psycholinguistics’ was coined by Jacob Robert Kantor in his book ____
2. ____ is an individual's distinctive and unique use of language.
3.Noam Chomsky’s ‘Language and Mind’ was published in _______
4.Who is often regarded as the founder of the study of sociolinguistics?
5.An independent meaningful morpheme is called
6.____ is concerned with the rules for correct usage.
7. Who described grammar as an art of writing?
8.Who has given the terms synchronic and diachronic?
9.How many levels of linguistics are there according to Hockett?
10.The term semiology was introduced by
11.The term semiotics was introduced by
12.A syllable that ends with a vowel is called
13. A language which is used in a Geographical area is
14.Language is a means of voluntarily produced sounds- said by
15. The dialect of Anglo Saxon comes from
16.How many voiceless sounds are there in consonants?
17. Which version of Bible did Wycliff make use for his translation?
18. In syncopation, usually the last syllable is
19.Consonants cannot be pronounced without
20.How many sounds glide towards the front of the tongue?
21.Modern English is especially rich in
22.The dialect of ____ was the literary dialect in Old English period?
23.Which theory traces the origins of speech to emotional interjection?
24.The Gesture theory was advanced by
25.Human Speech is written by
26.Name the earliest best known universal language?
27.Which languages have a closer affinity with English?
28.How many languages are classified under Indo-European Family?
29.The earliest among the theories of the origin of the Origin of Language is
30.Which theory holds the imitation of the natural sounds?
31.Identify the theory associated with Max mullar
32.The Ding dong theory connects the Origins of speech to
33.How many modern European languages did Latin give birth to?
34.Name the Indo- European root of the Modern English
35.Old English is also known as
36.The Danish Philologist who perfected the Grimm's Law was
37.According to Jacob Grimm, the sound |p| shifts
38.The Speech sounds that are produced without obstruction in the oral cavity are
39.There are _______ diphthongs in english
40.Diphthongs are also known as
41.Danish, Faroese, and Icelandic are members of which branch of the Indo-Euroepan language family?
42.Old English is most closely related to which modern language?
43.What are words called that are similar in two different languages?
44.The minimal unit of a sound is known as
45.Voiced Sounds are produced by the vibration of
46.The Soft Palate is also known as
47.The sounds that are produced by Lips are
48.The sounds that are produced by teeth ridge are
49.Example of fricative consonant sounds are
50.The final consonant sound in 'laugh' is a
51.The Earliest form of Standard English was
52. The U and Non-U English was first introduced by
53.The study of inflexions is
54. What is the derivation of a word called?
55. The ordering of words in sentence is
56.Phonetically similar sounds are
57.Words spelt differently but pronounced alike are
58.Words pronunced differently but spelt alike are
59.The Anglo Saxon Chronicle was written by
61. The Saxons settled in
62. England" and "English" come from the name of the tribe of ---
63.The most important dialect used during the Old English period is
64. This theory traces all forms of speech utterance back to emotional interjections evoked by pain, surprise, pleasure, wonder etc.
65.The word „exam‟ is an example of the growth of vocabulary by –
66. Which of the following word is a Portmanteau word?
68. Which famous English poet is deeply involved in the movement towards a „purer‟ English?
69. Which of these is the study of meaning of word, and the development of the meaning of words
70.The English phonology has
71.What is the other name for Primitive Germanic?
72. The Authorised Version/ King James Version of the Bible came out in
73.When one sound is given by two consonants, it is called
74.Who is known as the Anglo-Saxon Milton?
75.How many words and phrases were invented by William Shakespeare?
76.Syntactic Structure by Chomsky is also known as
77.Who Wrote "Essentials of English Grammar"?
78. Who gave the Transformational generative grammar?
79.The Great Vowel Shift was first studied by
80. Rhymes in English, are divided into ___types
81.Who is considered the father of Modern Linguistics?
82. Who has defined language as system of signs?
83. Who defines "A sentence is an independent linguistic form"?
84. Townhall is an example of
85.According to International Phonetic Association, Primary cardinal vowels are
86.Which is commonly described as the music of a language?
87.Old English is a ______language
88.Making of English is written by
89.How many words are there in Johnson's dictionary?
90.The old English words had extra
91.Who is often regarded as the founder of the study of sociolinguistics?
92.The art of writing words with the proper letters, according to accepted usage is ____
93.____ is the process how an audience is able to understand and interpret the message.
94.The regularity of occurrence of the syllable is called
95.The word Teetotaller is an example for
96.Standardisation of spelling was attempted by
97.Which version of Bible did Wycliff make use for his translation?
98.How many inflections are there in English
99.Who is the author of Thesaurus Lingue?
100.____ is the variety of language unique to an individual.