AS Terminology Quiz

A quiz on Lexis and Semantics, Written Discourse, Idiolect, Sociolect and Nouns. test your knowledge ! 

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1. Which list contains, a Polysyllabic, Disyllabic and a Monosyllabic?

  • Worm, Sweet, Treat
  • Thoughtfulness, Illness, Tigress
  • Wish, Kitten, Daughter
  • Happy, Book, Tasty
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2. What is meant by Semantic Ambiguity?

  • A word/ phrase that has a dual meaning
  • A word/ phrase that is specific
  • A word/phrase that has a no meaning
  • A word / phrase that is offensive

3. What is a Dynamic Verb?

  • Verbs that come after an adjective
  • Verbs that refer to states
  • Verbs that refer to physical actions
  • Verbs that come before a noun

4. What is Anaphoric reference?

  • Referring to amphibians
  • Referring forward to someone who hasn't been introduced yet
  • Referring back to someone who has already been mentioned
  • Referring to nobody

5. What influences idiolect?

  • Yourself
  • Family and friends
  • Region
  • Social class


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