AS Terminology Quiz

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

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1. Which is an example of Covert Prestige?

  • "Bees, honey and pollen"
  • "Diverticulitis pain is often in the LLQ of the abdomen"
  • "You aight, fam?"
  • "Would you like a cup of tea?"
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2. What influences idiolect?

  • Family and friends
  • Social class
  • Region
  • Yourself

3. What is Cataphoric reference?

  • Referring to everybody
  • Referring to the narrator
  • Referring forward to someone who hasn't been introduced yet
  • Referring back to someone who has already been mentioned

4. 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

5. Which is an Comparative adjective?

  • Yellow
  • Smallest
  • More lovely
  • Cat


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